November 2017

CMS’s 2017 Medicare Fee-For-Service improper payment rate is below 10 percent for the first time since 2013

CMS is committed to reducing improper payments in all of its programs, as evidenced by improper payment reduction efforts contained in the Fiscal Year 2018 President’s Budget. CMS’ new leadership is re-examining existing corrective actions and exploring new and innovative approaches to reducing improper payments.