Recovery Audit Contractors (RACs) and RUGs Audits: The Good, the Bad, and the Inevitable


In This Presentation:

All About RACs: What is a RAC? Will the RACs affect me? Why RACs?

What does a RAC do? What are the providers’ options? What can providers do to get ready?

What are Providers’ Options: Pay by check; Allow recoupment from future payments; Request or apply for extended repayment plan; Appeal; and, The Appeal Process Brochure

How to Stop Recoupment-From First Demand: Recoupment can proceed on day 41 from first demand letter unless; Provider files a request for redetermination by 30thday following date of first demand letter; and, Recoupment cannot begin earlier than 41st day

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