- Basic appeal rate: 49%
- Percentage overturned: 64%
In the period October 1, 2009 to September 30, 2011, the RACs tagged 1.1 million claims with overpayments.
- Number appealed: 6%
- Success in overturning appealed claims: 44%
Based on data from Office of Inspector General in a 2013 report on RACs: Medicare Recovery Audit Contractors and CMS’s Actions to Address Improper Payments, Referrals of Potential Fraud, and Performance (August 2013, OEI-04-11-00680)