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November 7, 2012

Proposed legislation could put financial penalties on RACs

HealthLeaders is following some legislation introduced a few weeks ago in the U.S. House:

Healthcare recovery auditors (RACs) could face a potential financial penalty for every judgment against a provider that is overturned if a pending bill gets signed into law, according to HealthLeaders Media.

Currently, 75 percent of RAC judgments against providers get overturned when they are appealed, mostly at the administrative law level, where a federal judge is making a decision, according to the American Hospital Association Survey.

Read more at HealthLeaders.

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