Health Information Management

CMS issues new guidance for Medicaid integrity contractors

HIM-HIPAA Insider, November 2, 2010

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On October 25, AHA News Now published information on a new CMS policy that prohibits Medicaid integrity contractors (MIC) from auditing hospital claims that are more than five years old. In addition, MICs must now allow hospitals at least 30 days to respond to medical record requests. CMS sent the notification to state Medicaid directors earlier this month.

To view the CMS letter, click here.



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