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H.R. 2156 Introduced, Seeks RAC Reform in Fees and Fines

Another Bipartisan Bill? Two Congressmen introduced the Medicare Audit Improvement Act of 2015 (H.R. 2156) calling for significant and fundamental changes to Medicare’s national Recovery Audit Contractor (RAC) program on April 30, 2015. Representatives Sam Graves (R-MO) and Adam Schiff … Continue reading

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Infographic by AHA seeks RAC reforms

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News from the Week of February 7 2014

Maryland Hospitals Now Wondering How They Got Here Maryland’s rate-setting agency and hospitals need to figure out how to pay for the changes, since negotiating this huge deal with CMS to hold down costs. Evidently, in a move eerily similar … Continue reading

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News from the Week of January 27 2014

Preview of this week’s news… CMS extended the moratorium on audits of claims for proper use of the 2 Midnight Rule. News from last week, too. Continue reading

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News & Opinion from the Week of November 3 – 9, 2013

AHA and AMA to CMS Re: Two-midnight Policy Inpatient Admission and Review Criteria The AHA and the AMA issued a joint letter to CMS Administrator Marilyn Tavenner on Friday, January 8, in a rare show of combined agreement and support … Continue reading

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