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09 Mar

CMS greenlights Performant, Region 1 RAC audit activity to begin this March

Performant Recovery Inc., the Region 1 & Region 5 Recovery Audit Contractor, has announced they have received approval from CMS to begin audit activity. As reported in a previous Cain Health Alert, Performant hinted that they would resume work again this March during their Provider Outreach webinars. On Wednesday, March 8, the formal announcement was made […]

23 Feb

New Rules for Governing Medicare Appeals Released by CMS

  The Center for Medicare Advocacy recently released an article detailing meaningful changes in a new final rule issued by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). The article shares a number of concerns with the new regulations which apply particularly to the Administrative Law Judge (ALJ) level of review. “The new regulations stated […]

17 Feb

Performant, NGS update Providers on new RAC contracts, other details

This week, National Government Services (FI/MAC) and Performant Recovery Inc. (RAC), held two webinars to introduce themselves and explain the Recovery Audit process to Providers. The RAC Regions were re-aligned as a result of the new Recovery Audit Contractor contracts and work is scheduled to resume this quarter for Performant, prompting a re-introduction. The webinars […]