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Audit round up: RACs cut checks, UPICs run roughshod

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06/28/2019

YARMOUTH, Maine – Nearly two years after Performant Recovery announced it would perform an underpayment review for Group 3 power wheelchair options, providers are receiving refund checks, says Andrea Stark.

RAC to audit test strips

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06/18/2019

WASHINGTON – Performant, the national RAC for DME, received approval from CMS on June 14 to audit blood glucose test strips (A4253) nationwide.

Regulatory: Peformant, CGS

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05/23/2019

WASHINGTON – Reformant Recovery, the National DMEPOS RAC Contractor, has added upper limb orthoses to its approved issues list.

RAC targets pneumatic compression devices

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01/29/2019

ATLANTA – Performant Recovery, the national DMEPOS RAC, added pneumatic compression devices to its approved issues list on Jan. 23, the van Halem Group reports.

New RAC posts new reviews

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02/24/2017

WASHINGTON – Performant Recovery, the new national recovery audit contractor (RAC) for DMEPOS and home health/hospice, has posted seven new reviews on its workload page, according to AAHomecare.

New RACs and new rules

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Wednesday, November 2, 2016
Elizabeth Hogue
attorney

CMS has selected five new recovery audit contractors (RACs) and established new rules. RAC audits will undoubtedly resume soon. Performant and Cotiviti were awarded contracts, along with HMS Federal Solutions.

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More MA audits on the way?

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12/30/2015

WASHINGTON – CMS is considering expanding its RAC program for Medicare Advantage, according to a draft scope of work published by the agency.

CMS sets timeline for new RAC

Contract modifications for existing RACs allow agency to get buy-in on changes
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11/20/2015

WASHINGTON – It looks like CMS will name a new national RAC for HME by late summer of 2016.

CMS limits audits of older claims

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04/23/2015

BALTIMORE – Wave goodbye to audits of older claims for DME supplied to Medicare beneficiaries during a Part A stay.

New DME RAC program on hold

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01/15/2015

WASHINGTON – Performant Recovery has filed a Government Accountability Office (GAO) bid protest against CMS.

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