CMS is committed to combating Medicaid provider fraud, waste, and abuse with the assistance of Medicaid Integrity Contractors (MICs).  Under the Medicaid Integrity Program, CMS has responsibilities that include: hiring contractors to review Medicaid provider activities, audit claims, identify overpayments, and educate;  providing support to states in combating Medicaid provider fraud and abuse;  and eliminating and recovering improper payments.