AHA RACTrac 2013 Third Quarter Results: Increase in RAC Activity

The American Hospital Association (AHA) recently released the third quarter results of its RACTrac survey.  RACTrac is a free, web-based survey aimed at collecting information regarding the impact of CMS’s Recovery Audit Contractor (RAC) program on hospitals nationwide. Results for the third quarter included 1,269 participating hospitals.  Overall, participating hospitals reported a considerable increase in RAC activity, both in terms of medial record request and complex audit denials.  Medical record requests were reportedly up 13 percent since the first quarter… Read More >