Q4 2019 PEPPERs are available for hospices. These reports summarize provider-specific data for Medicare services that may be at risk for improper payments. Providers can use the data to support internal auditing. Download your agency’s report on the PEPPER Portal.
The PEPPER Team is committed to ensuring and maintaining the confidentiality of each provider’s PEPPER.
Likewise, all recipients of PEPPER are expected to maintain and safeguard the confidentiality of privileged data or information.
Hospices who understand and consider their Program for Evaluating Payment Patterns Electronic Reports (PEPPER) from their Medicare Administrative Contractor (MAC) can leverage that information to anticipate and correct payment issues that could lead to targeted probe and education (TPE) audits if left unaddressed. PEPPER contains provider-specific Medicare claims data that may indicate or create the …