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CMS Pushing to Reduce Improper Payments
Health Leaders Media

As part of the ongoing effort to reduce improper payments in Medicare and Medicaid, CMS announced on November 15 that it will launch a number of demonstration programs beginning in January 2012 that will target some of the most common factors that lead to erroneous payments. The top two issues that have the most dramatic impact on providers are the launch of a recovery audit prepayment review program and a Part B rebilling initiative.