Revenue Cycle

CMS release highlights RAC vulnerabilities

Recovery Auditor Report, July 22, 2010

On July 12, CMS released a special edition MLN Matters article that is “the first in a series of articles that will disseminate information on RAC high-dollar improper payment vulnerabilities.”

The purpose of the article is to provide education regarding RAC demonstration–identified vulnerabilities in an effort to prevent these same problems from happening in the future, according to CMS.

While providers should know much of the information contained in this release, they should still take notice, says Debbie Mackaman, RHIA, CHCO, regulatory specialist for HCPro, Inc.,

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