CMS Fraud Prevention System Identified or Prevented $210 Million in Improper Medicare Payments in Second Year of Operations

CMS reports that its Fraud Prevention System, which employs advanced predictive analytics, identified or prevented more than $210 million in improper Medicare fee-for-service payments, double the previous year. It also resulted in CMS taking action against 938 providers and suppliers, according to a report sent to Congress. “CMS is using the best of private sector technology to…