CMS Announces Region 5 Recovery Audit Contract Award
CMS has announced the RAC contract award to Connolly, LLC. for Region 5, which is the National Region. Connolly will be the RAC auditor for all DMEPOS, home health and hospice claims .
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“The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has awarded the Region 5 Recovery Audit contract to Connolly, LLC. The purpose of this contract is to identify and correct improper payments made for Durable Medical Equipment, Prosthetics, Orthotics and Supplies (DMEPOS), and Home Health and Hospice (RFQ-CMS-2014-Region 5) claims. This award marks the beginning of the new Recovery Audit contracts and is the start date of the implementation of many improvements to reduce provider burden and increase transparency in the program.