Corporate Compliance

Transmittals and MLN Matters articles: CMS seeks RAC appeals reports, modifies site verification, and more

Medicare Insider, April 27, 2010

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CMS instructs contractors to compile RAC appeals reports

On April 23, CMS issued a transmittal instructing affiliated contractors and Medicare administrative contractors to issue monthly RAC appeals reports to the appropriate CMS project officers.

Effective date: May 24, 2010
Implementation date: May 24, 2010

View the transmittal.

CMS makes minor modifications to site verification process

On April 23, CMS issued a transmittal to make small changes to the site inspection process as part of enrollment verification. The process is being revised to include a date/time stamp on all photographs taken of the facility and a signed declaration by the individual who performed the site verification.

Effective date: May 24, 2010
Implementation date: May 24, 2010

View the transmittal.

CMS posts CARC, RARC update

On April 23, CMS issued a transmittal instructing contractors to add or modify several claim adjustment reason codes (CARC) and remittance advice remark codes (RARC).

Effective date: July 1, 2010
Implementation date: July 6, 2010

View the transmittal.



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