Revenue Cycle

OIG plans to review Medicare, Medicaid auditing programs

Recovery Auditor Report, October 15, 2009

Healthcare providers are finding themselves and their reimbursement claims accountable to more and more auditors as CMS steps up its Medicare and Medicaid auditing activities. And CMS is unlikely to decrease auditing for incorrectly paid claims anytime soon; it too is being held accountable—by the Office of Inspector General (OIG).

In 2010, the OIG plans to review the progress of many Medicare and Medicaid auditing programs, as well as CMS' oversight of several of the programs, according to the 2010 Work Plan, released October 1.

Click here to read about the OIG's plans to review the RAC, ZPIC, PERM, MIP, and Medi-Medi programs.

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