October 13, 2014

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) made an offer to settle currently pending RAC appeals for partial payment of 68 percent of the net claim amount if a hospital agrees to withdraw all of its RAC appeals.

The Oct. 31, 2014, deadline to accept CMS’ settlement offer is approaching soon. While quick, partial payment on all pending RAC appeals is intriguing, hospitals must weigh the pros and cons of this deal.

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