TITLE

"RAC" Up for Providers

AUTHOR(S)
Murer, Cherilyn G.
PUB. DATE
April 2009
SOURCE
Rehab Management: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Rehabilitatio;Apr2009, Vol. 22 Issue 3, p40
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the recovery audit contractors (RAC) designed by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) in the U.S. The program was created to identify and correct the passed improper payments in the Medicare fee for service program and to provide information to CMS and the Medicare claims processing contractors. The program aims to direct claims processing contractors to develop local efforts as well as to lower error rate by targeting provider's education.
ACCESSION #
37009598

 

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