The Small Business Jobs Act of 2010 (the Act) requires OIG to certify the actual and projected savings with respect to improper payments recovered and avoided and the return on investment related to the Department’s use of the Fraud Prevention System (FPS) for each of its first 3 implementation years. In addition, the Act requires OIG to determine whether the Department should continue, expand, or modify its predictive analytics technologies. This report fulfills OIG’s responsibilities for the second implementation year.
In the second implementation year of the FPS, the Department has complied with the requirements of the Act for reporting actual and projected savings in the Medicare fee-for-service program and the return on investment from the use of predictive analytics technologies. Specifically, we certify that the Department’s use of its FPS resulted in $54.2 million of actual and projected savings to the Medicare fee-for-service program and a return on investment of $1.34 for every dollar spent on the FPS. OIG also certifies the $210.7 million in unadjusted savings that the FPS identified.Read the full report