Hospitals weather recovery audits

Traynor, Kate
December 2010
American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy;12/1/2010, Vol. 67 Issue 23, p1978
Academic Journal
The article focuses on the use of the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) recovery audit contractor (RAC) program. According to pharmacy director Shelby Shelman, audit shows an overbilled for oxaliptalin due of incorrect drug record. It says that Caritas Christi Health Care Medicare overbilled by 3.5 million-dollar and went through a series of appeal to overturn RAC's finding. Furthermore, RAC collected over one billion-dollar incorrect Medicare payments in March 2008.


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