By Jennifer Lubell
The CMS needs to do a better job of addressing and promptly correcting service-specific errors that result in improper payments under its Recovery Audit Contractor program, the Government Accountability Office recommended in a new report.
Recovery audit contractors should receive mandatory training on the identification and referral of fraud, HHS’ inspector general’s office recommended in a new report (PDF file).
We are pleased to present the Office of Inspector General (OIG) Work Plan for fiscal year (FY) 2010. This publication describes activities that OIG plans to initiate or continue with respect to the programs and operations of the
For a while, CMS’s Recovery Audit Contractor program was on hold, held back by a stop-work order instituted over a dispute involving vendor contracts. Now, however, CMS has resolved the dispute and has made plans to move ahead
Mission – The Recovery Audit Program’s mission is to identify and reduce Medicare improper payments through the efficient detection and collection of overpayments made on claims of health care services provided to Medicare
The Medicaid Modernization and Improvement Act mandated a pilot project to utilize Recovery Audit Contractors (RAC’s) in an effort to provide additional oversight for acute rehabilitation programs.