July 2011

AHA's RACTrac Traces Hospital RAC Activity Impact

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July 6th, 2011

Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Recovery Audit Contractor (RACs) conduct automated reviews of Medicare payments to health care providers—using computer software to detect improper payments. RACs also conduct complex reviews of provider payments—using human review of medical records and other medical documentation to identify improper payments to providers. Improper payments include: incorrect payment» Read Full Article