TITLE

RAC attack program seeks hidden problems

PUB. DATE
September 2009
SOURCE
Healthcare Risk Management;Sep2009, Vol. 31 Issue 9, p101
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the Recovery Audit Contractor (RAC) program at the Palomar Pomerado Health in Escondido, California wherein its RAC Committee ensures best billing, coding and documentation while at the same time evaluates any potential signs of anomalies.
ACCESSION #
44198365

 

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