You have requested access to member-only content.

Healthcare News: Insufficient documentation causes most improper payments for outpatient services, report says

The improper payment rate for hospital outpatient services was 5.4%, accounting for 7.5% of the Medicare Fee-For-Service improper payment rate, according to 2016 Medicare Fee-for-Service Improper Payments Report.

This is an excerpt from member-only content. Please log in or become a member.

Not a member? Let's fix that!

JustCoding is the continuing education website for coding professionals. Whether you're an inpatient or outpatient coder, a veteran or new to the job, JustCoding will keep your skills sharp, test your coding knowledge, and help you stay abreast of CMS changes.

Register to access the free content available through the JustCoding site or subscribe to a Basic, Platinum, or Platinum Plus membership to access paid content on this site. Click here for more information.

For questions and support, please call customer service: 800-650-6787.