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Craneware Insights Articles communicate important regulatory changes to Medicare Outpatient billing, Chargemaster (CDM) and coding compliance.
Craneware analyzes Transmittals and bulletins from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) and other organizations such as Recovery Audit Contractors (RACs) and emails Insights Articles in a focused manner to alert customers to pertinent regulatory changes.
Regulatory News Topic
The CMS’s Recovery Audit Contractor (RAC) program mission is to “reduce Medicare improper payments through the efficient detection and collection of overpayments, the identification of underpayments, and the implementation of actions that will prevent future improper payments.” In order to conduct this process, CMS has bid and contracted with specific Recovery Audit Contractors (RACs) for regions of the country set forth in their statement of work. This can be found at www.cms.hhs.gov/rac .
Date of Insight Article
Wednesday, December 01, 2010
What you need to know and action needed
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