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Andrew B. Wachler Shines Light on Medicare RAC Audits for Long-Term Care Nursing Directors

11-04-2010 08:47 AM CET | Politics, Law & Society

Press release from: Wachler & Associates, P.C.

Royal Oak, Mich. - October 13, 2010 - Andrew B. Wachler spoke on the latest developments related to the Recovery Audit Contractors (RACs) and the impact the contractors will have on long-term care providers, including skilled nursing facilities, home health agencies and hospice. RACs are government contractors paid on a contingency basis to recover Medicare overpayments to health care providers and to identify underpayments. Wachler addressed the Michigan Chapter of the National Association Directors of Nursing in Long Term Care (NADONA/LTC) at their 2010 Annual Convocation and Exp at the Bavarian Inn Lodge in Frakenmuth, Mich.

Wachler has been practicing health care law for over 25 years. He counsels health care providers and organizations nationwide in a variety of health care legal matters. In addition, he writes and speaks nationally to professional organizations and other entities on health care law topics such as Medicare appeals, Stark and fraud and abuse, HIPAA and other topics.

NADONA/LTC is the leading advocate and educational organization for DONs, ADONs and RNs in long-term care.

Royal Oak, Mich.-based Wachler & Associates, P.C. has served the legal needs of health care providers nationwide for more than 25 years. The firm specializes in all aspects of health care law, including RAC and other third party payor audits, health care business transactions and contracting, Stark self-referral law, fraud and abuse analysis, regulatory compliance, billing and reimbursement issues, provider participation and deselection matters, licensure and staff privilege matters, defense of civil and criminal health care fraud issues and Certificates of Need. For more information, please visit; or call (248) 544-0888.

Wachler & Associates, P.C.
210 E. Third St., Suite 204
Royal Oak, MI 48067

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