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It’s your job to fund the highest quality care. But with margin threats from all sides, finding the right path can seem like a pipe dream. We help you make it a reality.
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Patient access is your first opportunity to prevent issues like denials and bad debt from rippling throughout your organization. We help you collect the right information—and dollars—up front to avoid problems down the line.
Coverage expansion and the rise of high-deductible health plans have made it essential to accurately verify patients’ insurance and financial obligations up front. Our technology platform automatically performs these tasks in real time and delivers patient-friendly results. See how we can help
The health care retail revolution has arrived. It is more important than ever to make sure you're ready to effectively collect patient obligations. Our experts help you create a watertight market strategy to prepare for the financial and operational effects of price transparency and customer service demands. See how we can help
If you have a complex problem to solve, chances are we’ve seen it before. Our consulting team can help you find a customized, best-practice solution. See how we can help
Your clinicians treat very sick patients. But if your charts don't capture everything right, your quality scores and reimbursement won't show it. We ensure your documentation and coding reflect the complexity of care you provide.
It’s hard to improve mid-cycle performance without having a window into it. Our analytics platform allows you to easily find and monitor your biggest documentation, coding, and compliance opportunities and helps you start benchmarking performance in ICD-10. See how we can help
Accurate reimbursement depends on physicians’ ability to document effectively. We work one-on-one with your highest-impact physicians to show them why what they write matters and what they need to do to improve documentation. See how we can help
Our consulting team is ready for even your most impenetrable documentation challenges. We'll guide you to a customized, best-practice solution. See how we can help
Your payer contracts are only as good as their terms and your ability to collect on them. But in today's rapidly changing environment, it's hard to know what to ask for. We help you figure it out and make sure you get what you agreed to.
New payment models are inflating the complexity of payer contracting. We help you model traditional and risk-based contracts and assess contract performance. See how we can help
Even the best negotiated contracts fall victim to underpayments and denials. We help you ensure you get paid correctly for the services you provide. See how we can help
There's no business office problem too complex for our consulting team to solve. We can help you find a customized, best-practice solution any revenue cycle management issue. See how we can help
Learn how the Advisory Board's Physician Documentation Initiative can help you start productive conversations with your physicians.
Our team will help you plan for the revenue cycle complications created by the Affordable Care Act—and get ready to make the most of new revenue opportunities.
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