Medicare Fee-for-Service Fiscal Year 2004 Improper Payments Short Report
The short version of the Medicare Fee-for-Service 2004 Improper Payments Report
Claims Submitted Dates
01/01/2003 - 12/31/2003
The following items were revised in the 12/14/2004 version: Page 7: the 2003 Gross Improper Payment Amount was incorrectly
reported as $24.5 B, this was changed to reflect the correct amount of $21.5 B. Page 21 answer 7: the term "CERT contractor"
in the first bulleted items was changed to read "CERT program". The final column headings for several contractor specific
error rate tables were incorrectly labeled as "Including Non-Response" these column headings were corrected to read "Excluding