The payment formula is composed of myriad of moving pieces and parts — millions of care recipients, 8,000 CPT codes, nearly 70,000 ICD-10 codes, multiple modifiers, and place of service codes — and together, they all play an integral part in the process. Much of your risk can be decreased when a strong system is in place to check through all of the data and make sure that it's clean and free of errors before submitting a payment. Oftentimes, the risk of making an improper payment increases when there’s incorrect or insufficient documentation, administrative errors, and/or inaccurate coding.

Do you have what it takes to command and control the risk surrounding improper payments? Test your knowledge with this quiz. We’ll walk you through five brief scenarios where an improper payment could occur, and then ask what you would do to prevent it.