Early in the decade, RAC audits, which stands for recovery audit contractors, concentrated only on hospitals and started recovering untold millions of dollars for Medicare. It came about once the federal government saw how successful OIG (office of inspector general) audits were. The audits started on the east coast and started to spread across the […]

The general public is now starting to hear about something that the healthcare community has been freaking out about for awhile now. We use the term “RAC Audits”; to the uninitiated, that stands for “recovery audit contractors”. Their basic purpose is to go into hospitals and other types of healthcare facilities and determine if Medicare […]