TITLE

Ready, Set, Audit

AUTHOR(S)
Gearon, Christopher
PUB. DATE
May 2005
SOURCE
H&HN: Hospitals & Health Networks;May2005, Vol. 79 Issue 5, p16
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on an audit to be conducted by the U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services' (CMS) recovery audit contractors (RAC) to search for Medicare payment errors that were not detected through the program's existing integrity efforts. Estimated amount of overpaid Medicare bills in 2004; Reaction of health insurance providers to the way RAC will be compensated; Extensive provider education plan that will be launched by the CMS to prevent repeated overpayment problems.
ACCESSION #
17099384

 

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