July 2012
For the Record (Great Valley Publishing Company, Inc.);7/30/2012, Vol. 24 Issue 14, p14
The article discusses some of the discrepancies in the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services' (CMS) permanent recovery audit contractor (RAC) initiative. These include inexperienced RAC clinical reviewers and problems with the automated flow of information. The article provides statistical data that demonstrates inadequate communication between hospitals and RACs. It discusses the ways in which organizations can efficiently manage government audits while handling patient information.


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