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CGI posts first approved issues for RAC review in region B

HIM-HIPAA Insider, September 1, 2009

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Region B, get ready. RACs may begin auditing at any time in several Region B states. CGI Federal, the RAC for Region B, has posted its first set of issues eligible for RAC audits in Indiana, Michigan, and Minnesota.

The issues approved correspond with those approved for many states in other RAC regions:

CGI provides additional information on each issue on its Web site, including claim types and codes affected, and whether it is looking for over and/or underpayments.

Editor's note: For more on RACs, visit the CMS RAC Web site. In addition, RAC outreach and informational events are still going on in many areas. View the latest schedule of events here. Finally, click here for more information from CMS regarding when various types of RAC audits may begin in your area.



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