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RACs Incentivized to Find Even Smallest Billing Errors



By using a tool to calculate "extrapolated overpayment," Recovery Audit Contractors can allege fraud long after providers have received payment and thought there was no dispute, says one expert.



2 comments on "RACs Incentivized to Find Even Smallest Billing Errors"
Arlen Huller (2/11/2014 at 8:55 AM)

Unfortunately the RACs can go back THREE years!
Arthur T Walker (2/5/2014 at 9:50 PM)

Now retired, but am recalling a Rac billed me for $600+ for treatment delivered more than 2 years prior. I hand wrote on their letter "I reject this notice as too late to consider". Never heard from them again.