Comprehensive Error Rate Testing; CERT

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CMS issued a proposed rule on May 28, 2014 designed to reduce the rate of medically unnecessary DMEPOS items supplied to beneficiaries. According to CMS, reports issued by GAO and HHS OIG, including Comprehensive Error Rate Testing (CERT) reports, show that DMEPOS claims had a 66% improper payment rate, accounting for approximately 20% of the