RAC Update: New FAQ on CMS Website Reviews Options for Providers Who Receive Overpayment Decisions

The Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) recently posted a new FAQ on its recoupment audit contractor (RAC) website. The newly-posted FAQ reflects recent confusion among providers about the different possible responses to unfavorable overpayment decisions from Medicare contractors. The FAQ asks: “What is the difference between the Recovery Audit Contractor (RAC) discussion period and the Rebuttal and Redetermination process?” (please click here to view).

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