Jun 26 2009

CMS Publishes New RAC Review Phase-In Strategy

Providers should begin preparing for the Recovery Audit Contractors (RACs). In Wisconsin, the earliest possible dates for automated review will begin this August with DRG validation and coding error review to begin no earlier than October or November 2009. DME medical necessity reviews (complex reviews) will begin in Fiscal year 2010, while medical necessity reviews (complex reviews) are slated to begin in calendar year 2010.

Visit the RAC web site for more information.