Building momentum

Evans, Melanie
October 2011
Modern Healthcare;10/10/2011, Vol. 41 Issue 41, p12
Trade Publication
The article discusses the first report on Medicare's Recovery Audit Contractor (RAC) Program to the U.S. Congress, released in September 2011 for the period covering the federal fiscal year beginning October 1, 2009, that revealed so far, over 680 million U.S. dollars in Medicare payment errors. The scope of work of the auditors was extended to include Medicare managed care and prescription drug coverage, as provided in the patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.


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