Medicare RAC Audits - What Are They and What Do They Mean to Your Practice?
By Dallas Alford
In section 306 of the Medicare Prescription Drug, Improvement, and Modernization Act of 2003 (MMA), Congress directed the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) to conduct a 3-year demonstration program using Recovery Audit Contractors (RACs) to detect and correct improper payments in the Medicare FFS program.
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By Richard Pizzi, Editor Healthcare Finance News Posted on 03 April, 2009
Hospital administrators are expressing frustration with Medicare’s Recovery Audit Contractor program, and many may not be prepared for the upcoming audits.