Category Archives: midland review

Appeals of RAC denials have overwhelmed the Office of Medicare Hearings and Appeals

Appeals of RAC denials have overwhelmed the Office of Medicare Hearings and Appeals Keeping patients in observation and thus in outpatient status avoids the risk that an inpatient claim might be denied at a future date. Appeals from RAC claims increased 506 percent between 2012 and 2013, compared to growth of 77 percent in appeals […]