CMS Examining Ways to Improve Medicare RAC Program

CMS is examining ways to improve its Medicare recovery audit program (RAC) and recently provided details into ways it plans on doing so. According to officials, CMS is applying a multi-pronged approach to improve the RAC program and is now in the beginning stages of re-competing the current RACs. Some of the changes CMS is considering include allowing providers more time to respond to denials (around 30 days) and ensuring RACs do not receive contingency fees until the second level of an appeal has been exhausted.

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