Recoding Surgical Cases Denied by RAC: CPT Coding an Additional Step in the Rebilling Process



On March 13, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) developed a short-term ruling (CMS-1455-R) which allowed Medicare Part A (inpatient) recovery audit contractor (RAC) medical necessity claims to be rebilled as Medicare Part B (outpatient). For claims processed after July 1,....