The RAC program was developed to help identify areas of overpayment and underpayment in the Medicare system. The RAC reviews claims histories to determine improper payment situations, offsetting overpayments with underpayments when possible.
The areas of audit include announced for Region C include:
- Blood transfusions;
- Untimed codes;
- IV Hydration therapy;
- Bronchoscopy services;
- Once in a lifetime procedures;
- Pediatric codes exceeding age limits;
- And Pegfilgrastim injections.