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Gastroenterology Coding Alert

Recovery Audit Contractors:
RACs Scrutinize Surgical, Diagnostic Endoscopies at Same Session

Watch your endoscopic coding to stay off auditors’ radar screens. You may think your gastroenterology claims are under a massive amount of scrutiny already, but several recovery audit contractors (RACs) are adding an additional audit focus that will impact you. Background: Recovery audit contractors (RACs) review Medicare claims for errors and collect a contingency fee based on the amount they recover. [...]