Medicaid RAC
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Medicaid RAC

Section 6411 of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) expanded the Recovery Audit Contractor program to include Medicaid. The RAC Program's mission is to reduce improper payments to the Medicaid and Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) through the efficient detection and collection of overpayments, the identification of underpayments, and the identification of actions that will assist in preventing future improper payments. On Dec. 8, 2010, the Kansas Health Policy Authority (now the Kansas Department of Health and Environment, Division of Health Care Finance) announced that it has awarded the RAC to HealthDataInsights, the same contractor as the Medicare RAC. Audit activity for Kansas is expected to begin in July of 2011.

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October Letter to Andy Allison on RAC.pdf
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For more information on this document, contact Tish Hollingsworth at (785) 233-7436 or thollingsworth@kha-net.org.
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Target audience for this webinar is staff involved in the enrollment and credentialing of KMAP providers, business office staff and physician office managers.
Join us for an Advocacy Briefing at 1 p.m. on Jan. 12 when staff from KHA will provide a sneak peek at the issues that we expect during the upcoming session.
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