RACs just another layer of government cost
Regarding “RACs recouped $3B for Medicare in 2013” (ModernHealthcare.com, Sept. 29), the 68% settlement deal proves that this is not about fraud, but only about cutting costs to the CMS. If there is that much provider fraud in the system, why is the government settling instead of prosecuting? The recovery audit contractor program is just another layer of government costs that eats up valuable dollars needed for patient care.
Alan Muratet San Luis Obispo, Calif.