Revenue Cycle

Reimbursement for medical record copying costs

Recovery Auditor Report, June 25, 2009

Q: If you submit requested medical records to RACs via CD, are you still reimbursed copying costs (i.e., 12 cents per page)?

A:
Yes. You will be reimbursed for copying costs regardless of whether you send in paper copies or images on CD or DVD.

Editor’s note: Thanks to Nancy Hirschl, BS, CCS, president of Hirschl & Associates in Laguna Niguel, CA, for answering this question.

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