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PPV: Ensure compliance, develop a plan of attack before the recovery audit contractor knocks on your door

HIM-HIPAA Insider, September 4, 2007

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If your hospital doesn't already have a plan for how it will address the recovery audit contractor (RAC) program, it better start brainstorming.

Why? The program-which began in March 2005 as a three-year demonstration project in the three states with the highest Medicare expenditures (New York, California, and Florida) will expand nationwide beginning in 2008, ending by 2010.

Editor's note: For more information on recovery audit contractors, click here. Subscribers to Medical Records Briefing can read the full article in the September 2007 issue. You can also purchase this article for $10.

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