House Lawmakers Call for Immediate Reform to the Recovery Audit Contractor (RAC) Process

A bipartisan group of House members called for immediate reforms to the Medicare RAC program in a February 10, 2014 letter to HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius.  The letter cites the structure of the RAC audit and payment system as the key problem:  RACs are permitted to audit medical records and claims three years after the services have been provided and are paid a commission on the dollar amount of the claims they deny.  The payment structure incentivizes RACs to deny claims… Read More >