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CMS Changes Course on Rebilling RAC-Denied Claims
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The federal government announced this week that it will change its contentious policy of flatly denying any reimbursements to hospitals that provide medically necessary care determined by auditors to have been delivered inappropriately in an inpatient setting. The interim rule is seen as a major victory for hospitals, which had claimed that the existing rule prevented them from collecting hundreds of millions of dollars in reimbursements.

 

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