Revenue Cycle

Test your RAC knowledge to win

Recovery Auditor Report, March 19, 2009

Think you know everything there is to know about RACs? Test your knowledge and enter to win!
 
1. How much per page will RACs reimburse PPS and long-term care providers for photocopy costs associated with audits?
a. 3 cents         
b. 9 cents         
c. 12 cents       
d. 18 cents
 
2. Section 302 of which Act makes the RAC program permanent and requires it to expand to all 50 states by no later than 2010?
a. The Tax Relief and Health Care Act of 2006
b. The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009
c. The Medicare Prescription Drug, Improvement, and Modernization Act of 2003
d. The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996
 
3. Which RAC receives a contingency fee of 9.49%?
a. Diversified Collection Services, Inc.
b. CGI Technologies and Solutions, Inc.
c. Connolly Consulting Associates, Inc.
d. HealthDataInsights, Inc.
 
Editor’s note: One winner will be chosen to receive a free audio recording of a conference session from the “Recovery Audit Contractor Defense: RAC Readiness Summit” being held this week in Phoenix. Available sessions include the following:
  • Monitor one-day stays under RAC scrutiny
  • A team approach to manage medical necessity
  • Insourcing vs. outsourcing: Weighing your options
  • Strategies for coding compliance
  • Appeals process
  • From the field: A panel discussion of experiences, challenges and victories experienced during the RAC demonstration project
One winner will be selected at random from correct entries received by March 27. Additional recordings from the “Recovery Audit Contractor Defense: RAC Readiness Summit” will be available for purchase through www.hcmarketplace.com following the conference.

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