Medicare Contractors

RACs recovered $2.4 billion in provider overpayments last year: report

The Medicare Recovery Audit Program identified and corrected more than 1.1 million claims for improper payments worth $2.57 billion in fiscal year 2014, according to a new Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services report.

RACs recoil against bills

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Independent Medicare auditors are criticizing two measures that would put stricter controls on Recovery Audit Contractors.

MedPAC's rate cut plan will harm care, operators: NASL

MedPAC's rate cut plan will harm care, operators: NASL

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Resident care would suffer if Congress acts on the latest recommendations from the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission, long-term care advocates say.

When LTC leaders delegate accountability

When LTC leaders delegate accountability

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What happens when delegation without accountability takes place? We saw a good example last week, when the Office of Inspector General released a damning report about excessive Medicare charges from nursing homes.

Grassley rips CMS Medicare contractors for inappropriate payments

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services needs to have more oversight of Medicare contractors, Sen. Charles Grassley (R-IA) recently argued.