Fierce Healthcare: Hospitals, Auditors Clash Over RAC Reform


Medicare recovery auditors (RACs) are fighting a house bill that would cut into billions of dollars in Medicare fraud recoveries.



“If you want to send Medicare crashing to the ground, letting improper payments run rampant is a surefire way to do that,” Amanda Keating, a spokeswoman for the American Coalition for Healthcare Claims Integrity, told The Hill’s Healthwatch.

She noted RACs recovered more than $2 billion in improper payments in 2012 alone, Healthwatch reported.


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