Posts Tagged: CMS
November 9, 2016
Education and Diligence Are Key to Positive RAC Outcomes

The Recovery Audit Program Contractors (RAC) are back! On October 31, 2016, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announced the next round of RAC contracts have been awarded. Small enhancements have been made regarding look-back periods (three months versus three years) and review and notification timing[…]

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July 30, 2015
ICD-10 Compliance Date of October 1, Fast Approaching

On October 1, 2015, the use of ICD-10 codes will be required for everyone covered by the Health Insurance Portability Accountability Act (HIPAA). The International Classification of Diseases (ICD) includes standardized codes for medical conditions and procedures. These medical codes, used for diagnoses and billing, have not been[…]

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