CMS issues report on RAC demonstration

September 2008
Hospice Management Advisor;Sep2008, Vol. 13 Issue 9, p108
The article reports on the financial aspects of the Medicare Recovery Audit Contractor (RAC) three-year demonstration program. According to the report, RACs regained $992.7 million in overpayments, repaid $37.8 million to providers, and the program returned 693.6 million to the Medicare Trust Funds. It also focuses on the changes in the Centers for Medicaid & Medicare Services, which will be implemented in 2008 and includes hospice and home health providers in the permanent program.


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