Inpatient admissions among top RAC targets

September 2009
Healthcare Risk Management;Sep2009, Vol. 31 Issue 9, p100
The article reports on the suggestion of Bill Hammock, vice president and senior consultant in the Global Clinical Health Care Consulting Practice of Marsh, that healthcare facilities must ensure the availability of highly competent case managers seven days per week to minimize damage from Recovery Audit Contractor (RAC) audits.


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