TITLE

the forecast for RAC extrapolation: mostly cloudy

AUTHOR(S)
Goldman, Elizabeth; Jacobs, Robert; Scott, Ellen; Scott, Bonnie
PUB. DATE
September 2011
SOURCE
hfm (Healthcare Financial Management);Sep2011, Vol. 65 Issue 9, p80
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents steps to be considered by healthcare providers when using extrapolation at Recovery Audit Contractor (RAC) program in the U.S. in 2011. It recommends that providers need to work with industry associations to be clarified by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) on when they can use extrapolation. It suggests that providers have to ask CMS for the financial liability of RAC if extrapolation is abused.
ACCESSION #
65560249

 

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