Healthcare Consulting

Healthcare Performance Improvement

FORVIS performance improvement services include a variety of financial, operational, and other management consulting solutions to help our clients implement strategies for competing and excelling in an increasingly challenging operating environment.

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Healthy margins are critical to delivering your provider organization’s mission and vision. FORVIS advisors aim to help our clients produce sustainable results by working to identify opportunities and helping management as they implement performance improvement initiatives. Our goal is to assist your organization to succeed in this new era of healthcare.

Revenue Cycle Optimization

FORVIS understands the pressures your business office and revenue cycle departments endure. Our experienced pros can bring insight and expertise to help identify opportunities for excellence in revenue cycle operations. FORVIS’ approach to revenue cycle PI provides end to end services that can help organizations improve revenue yield. Not only can we assess for opportunities, but our team has the depth, knowledge, and expertise to transition assessment opportunities all the way through to implementation.

Our solutions include:

  • Revenue Cycle Assessment
  • Accounts Receivable Management
  • Denials Prevention & Management
  • Denials Management Monitoring digital solution
  • Patient Access
  • No Surprises Act Compliance
  • Pre-/Post-System Implementation Optimization
  • Revenue Cycle Organizational Design & Staffing
  • Patient Liability Strategies
  • Revenue Cycle Vendor Management
  • Cash Posting
  • Coding & Documentation Improvement (CDI)
  • Charge Description Master (CDM)
  • Strategic Pricing & Transparency
  • Charge Capture
  • Coding & Billing Compliance
  • Managed Care Contracting

Clinical & Operational Excellence

Our FORVIS healthcare advisors offer a range of services to help you implement clinical and operational improvements including:

  • ED Optimization
  • Utilization Review & Case Management (UR/CM)
  • Length of Stay Management
  • Patient Statusing
  • Surgical Services Optimization
  • Service Line Strategy & Performance
  • Physician Practice Management

Cost Management

Increasing demands for an efficient workforce must be rigorously managed and continually challenged. However, patient care needs should not be compromised when determining staffing requirements and contractual labor arrangements. Productivity should be monitored, understood, and improved for continued financial success moving forward.

High performers know that continued investment in nonlabor cost reduction is a critical and productive investment. While inherently difficult to manage, areas such as GPO, supplies, purchased services, and capital investments are great sources for year-over-year margin improvement. With the right strategy, skills, and investment, even high-performing organizations can see bottom line improvement equal to as much as 1.5 to 3 percent of net patient service revenue.

FORVIS healthcare advisors are standing by to help position your provider organization for cost management success.

CDI & Coding Compliance

Clinical documentation integrity (CDI) and coding professionals play an important role in both fee-for-service and fee-for-value reimbursement models by ensuring that the services provided to patients accurately reflect their unique medical severity. FORVIS coding and documentation specialists work with healthcare providers to help improve clinician engagement, develop policies and procedures, streamline internal processes for data collection, perform external coding and documentation compliance assessments, and provide education and training on CDI and accurate coding processes.

Payor Strategies & Solutions

Contract rates negotiated with payors in your local market are critical to healthy margins. Determining whether you’re being paid fairly requires benchmarking and an understanding of best practices prior to successful contract negotiation. FORVIS has access to both commercial and Medicare paid claims nationwide to help with benchmarking efforts.

Reaching an agreement with a payor about services and rates requires preparation, data analysis, and strategic negotiation. FORVIS healthcare pros can help you determine if your organization is well positioned with major payors in the market and develop a road map to improve payor relationships. We can help with:

  • Benchmarking
  • Modeling
  • Payment Audits
  • Best Practices
  • Negotiations

Digital Solutions

The healthcare industry is flooded with data. However, data without context is neither valuable nor actionable.

FORVIS believes that valuable data should be able to help you execute strategies and drive meaningful change. Our team focuses on providing clients with the right information at the right time. We leverage our experience in data analysis to create powerful, technologically advanced data visualization products, models, and dashboards that quickly and intuitively enable users to understand and analyze complex data sets. In addition, our tools and checklists include best practices that can be incorporated into daily operations.

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