improper payments Tag

28 Jun CMS AUDITS OVER MEDICAID IMPROPER PAYMENTS

Recent reports from the HHS OIG and the Louisiana Auditor General have indicated a high rate of Medicaid improper payments due to incorrectly determining Medicaid eligibility. The Senate Finance Committee wrote CMS on March 1st to inform the agency of their concerns over the...

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10 Apr REDUCING MEDICAID’S PRESCRIPTION DRUG COSTS

Since state Medicaid programs are responsible for the healthcare of several populations, skyrocketing prescription drug costs have become a major budgetary concern. Currently, health care spending is dominating many of their budgets and on a per capita basis, inflation-adjusted retail prescription drug spending has increased...

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Medicaid improper payments

29 Mar Senators Question Oversight Of Medicaid Improper Payments

Medicaid has been designated a high-risk program by the GAO since 2003 due to its size, growth, diversity and oversight challenges regarding improper payments, appropriate use of program dollars, and data. In fiscal year 2018, improper payments represented about 9.8% of the programs total spending...

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26 Oct PREVENTING IMPROPER MEDICAID PAYMENTS

Of the $4 trillion spent by the government in 2017, nearly $141 billion were improper payments. These are payments made in error either to the wrong recipient, in the incorrect amount, or for a service that is not legitimate. Fraud, antiquated data systems, and methodologies...

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22 Jun Medicaid Improper Payment Rate Continues to Grow

Last month Congress held a hearing concerning the escalating number of improper payments in Medicare and Medicaid. The House oversight panel reviewed concerns regarding escalating improper payment rates discovered by federal oversight groups which include the Government Accountability Office (GAO) and the Health and Human Services...

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