Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services: Medicaid Program; Recovery Audit Contractors
GAO-12-95R: Oct 3, 2011
- Full Report:
GAO reviewed the Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services' (CMS) new rule on Medicaid Recovery Audit Contractors. GAO found that (1) the final rule implements section 6411 of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and provides guidance to states related to the federal/state funding of state start-up costs of Medicaid Recovery Audit Contractors (RACs) and the payment methodology for state payments to Medicaid RACs; and (2) CMS complied with applicable requirements in promulgating the rule.