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Testimony: Hearing on Improper Payments and Ensuring Program Integrity

On April 16th, MACPAC Commissioner Tim Hill testified before the House Committee on Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations for a hearing on improper payments in Medicare and Medicaid.

Ensuring program integrity (PI) in Medicaid is important given the program’s role as a key safety net program, serving 94 million beneficiaries in fiscal year 2022 and totaling $824 billion in federal and state benefit spending. Hill testified about MACPAC’s analysis of federal and state PI activities and prior recommendations to improve the efforts of and tools available to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, state Medicaid agencies, and other federal and state agencies that engage in PI activities.