TITLE

RAC 'Em Up

AUTHOR(S)
Baird, Jeffrey S.
PUB. DATE
February 2010
SOURCE
HomeCare Magazine;Feb2010, Vol. 33 Issue 2, p48
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the responsibilities of the Recovery Audit Contractors (RACs) in the U.S. It says that RACs are assigned to review and identify improper payments in the Medicare fee-for service program and are excluded from looking at claims for incorrect level of physician evaluation and management codes. Moreover, RACs are optional to have a medical director or certified coder staff during the demonstration project.
ACCESSION #
48633646

 

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