CMS posted the updated Provider Outreach Schedule to the CMS RAC website last Friday. The Outreach Schedule includes the following by Region:
- Region A: New York
- Region B: Michigan, Minnesota
- Region C: South Carolina, Florida, Georgia
- Region D: Utah, Arizona, Nevada, California, Wyoming, South Dakota, North Dakota, Montana
The focus of the scheduled sessions is hospitals, as can be expected, with physicians next. Information regarding the sessions, as well as the hosting of the sessions is being coordinated through the State Hospital Associations, State Medical Societies, as well as CMS and the four Recovery Audit Contractors. Outreach sessions are being held “live” as well as by webinar or webcast.
Some provider outreach sessions in Region C, which includes Florida, are being held at the CMS Regional Office in Atlanta, and the description indicates that there are separate sessions for hospitals, SNFs, physicians, hospice, and home health agencies….