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CMS asks for Part C and D RAC suggestions

HIM-HIPAA Insider, January 18, 2011

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CMS published a notice in the Federal Register December 27 asking for comments on the RAC program expansion to Part C and Part D of the Medicare program.

According to the Federal Register, CMS is interested in comments on areas such as:
  • Methods for identifying underpayments and overpayments
  • Use of a phased-in approach
  • Criteria or qualifications necessary for a RAC to accurately review payments
  • Use of an oversight entity for issue approval
  • Resolution of underpayments
Comments are due by 5:00 p.m. February 25.
 
Click here to view the notice.



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