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The RAC “Issue” of Untimed Codes

August 31, 2009 0 Comments
The RAC “Issue” of Untimed Codes

Now that we know that it is for real, there is no more speculating, it has been published.  How can rehab providers in Region C and Region D get themselves ahead of the RAC automated review process on untimed codes?  We first predicted that untimed codes would likely be one of the first rehab issues […]

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Region B RAC Reveals Website – Posts 3 CMS Issues

August 31, 2009 0 Comments
Region B RAC Reveals Website – Posts 3 CMS Issues

The Region B RAC Contractor revealed their website capabilities while posting 3 CMS approved issues for automated review in Region B states of Indiana, Michgan and Minnesota.  This time the previously CMS approved issue of “Untimed Code” for rehab is not among them.  Visit the site for CGI to see how it is formatted.  Notice that on […]

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Region D RAC Reveals Website and Posts Issues

August 19, 2009 0 Comments
Region D RAC Reveals Website and Posts Issues

HealthDataInsights (HDI) the Region D RAC Contractor revealed their new RAC website last week and simultaneously posted seven CMS approved issues for automated review.  They are the same seven issues posted by Connolly (Region C RAC) several weeks ago for South Carolina.  Once again rehab is on the list with the review of untimed codes for outpatient […]

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Region C RAC Posts Approved CMS Issues – Rehab Included

August 13, 2009 0 Comments
Region C RAC Posts Approved CMS Issues – Rehab Included

The RAC for Region C, Connolly Healthcare, was the first to post CMS approved issues for automated review.  The seven issues posted included rehab, which comes as no surprise as the issue selected is one of billing for untimed codes (service-based codes).  They are looking for claim where service based codes have been billed for […]

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