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Ask the payment expert ... about continuing RAC requests

Ask the payment expert ... about continuing RAC requests

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I thought the Recovery Audit Contractors (RACs) were on hold. Why did we still get a request for records?

Upon further review

Upon further review

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Instead of spending more time doing hands-on patient care, therapists who work with Medicare beneficiaries have been strapped with increased administrative tasks, sometimes leading to delayed services, or worse.

Medicare overpaid inpatient rehab facilities by $8.4 million, OIG says

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Inpatient rehabilitation facilities (IRFs) were overpaid by Medicare by $8.4 million between calendar year 2009 and 2010, a government report reveals.

Regulators outline new process for manual medical review of therapy claims

Regulators outline new process for manual medical review of therapy claims

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Officials from the Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services on Tuesday clarified how the Middle Class Tax Relief and Job Creation Act of 2012 will affect the therapy cap exceptions process.