Cognosante Selected to Perform Recovery Audit Services for North Dakota Medicaid Program

MCLEAN, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Cognosante, a leading provider of health IT services to state and federal agencies and regional health organizations, has been awarded a contract with the state of North Dakota Department of Human Services, Medical Services Division to provide Medicaid Recovery Audit Contractor (RAC) services.

“Cognosante brings extensive qualifications and experience in claims management and the recovery audit process,” said Cognosante President Mark Shishida. “We look forward to assisting the state in improving provider payment accuracy.”

“Our mission for this project is to improve the efficiency of detection of improper payments, which will ultimately benefit our citizens by ensuring their tax dollars are appropriately utilized,” said North Dakota Medicaid Director Maggie Anderson. “We are pleased to award the contract for this important work to Cognosante.”

Under the effort, Cognosante will utilize claims information and supporting documentation to identify and recover overpayments and identify underpayments made to providers. In addition, the company will maintain a case tracking and reporting system to track audits and reviews, minimize duplication, and record overpayment identifications and collections.

About Cognosante

Cognosante is a leading provider of health IT services to state and federal agencies and regional health organizations. The company assists its clients in developing, managing and executing complex healthcare information programs and infrastructures. Its expertise includes standards development, interoperability, business and technical architecture, modular system integration, health informatics, Medicaid, health information exchange, improper payment, health insurance exchange, NwHIN, and The Direct Project. Please visit for more information.


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