2022 Medicare Fee-for-Service Supplemental Improper Payment Data

Mary Madison, RN, RAC-CT, CDP
Clinical Consultant – Briggs Healthcare

HHS has posted the 94-page 2022 Medicare Fee-for-Service Supplemental Improper Payment Data report.

This document supplements improper payment information in the annual HHS AFR. PIIA requires improper payment reporting in the HHS AFR. The improper payment rate calculation complies with the requirements of OMB Circular A-123, Appendix C. CMS measures the Medicare FFS improper payment rate through the CERT program.

Below are 4 tables from the Summary of High Level Findings:

The first 7 pages of this report convey:

Keep reading. There’s a lot of information for all post-acute care providers. The report includes Parts A & B, DMEPOS, Hospital IPPS and COVID-19 impact.  There are also 15 Appendices with more specifics.