Is your revenue stream being impacted by coding/billing mistakes that result in denied claims or underpayment? When you partner with HEALTHCAREfirst and Simione Healthcare Consultants, you get more than just hospice coding and billing services…you get a team of specialized experts dedicated to your financial success. Backed by more than 60 years of collective experience, we combine powerful technology and superior service with expert consultation and advice. Our hospice coding and billing service experts ensure that you are accurately reimbursed for the services you provide, each and every time.
Coding & Billing Services Benefits:
Receive Full Payment for Your Services
Don’t miss out on full reimbursements! HEALTHCAREfirst ensures that you are paid in full for the services you provide. Our expert hospice billers and coders have the knowledge and experience necessary to ensure that no money is left on the table.
Reduce Risk of Audit & Takebacks
Accurate coding and billing should be a top priority for the financial success of any hospice. We aim to submit clean, accurate claims so you don’t have to worry about RAC audits, ZPIC audits, or takebacks. Our team of experts are kept apprised of all changes in rules and regulations, so you can rest assured your claims are correct.
Increase Cash Flow
Our hospice coding and billing teams are not only accurate, but they are fast too! Their expertise enables us to speed up the reimbursement process while reducing unpaid or denied claims. We also have extensive experience in addressing problems that could affect reimbursement, allowing us to quickly overcome payment obstacles.
Hospice Coding Services
Erroneous claims can cost your hospice on-time reimbursements and result in wasted administrative time. HEALTHCAREfirst’s coding services increase coding accuracy and reduce turnaround time, while ensuring maximum reimbursement. Agencies who trust HEALTHCAREfirst with their hospice coding can rest assured that while they concentrate on providing quality patient care, our experts are focused on fast, precise coding.
- Experienced, certified hospice coding team
- Events are coded and returned by the next business day
- Initial and ongoing status evaluation to determine how your hospice is doing
- Regular coding status reviews to uncover areas for improvement
- Web-based analytics including claims timeliness, clean claim rate, and more
- No faxing or scanning of documents necessary – we log into your software system and can work with multiple software systems
Hospice Billing Services
No matter what type of payer you bill, HEALTHCAREfirst’s hospice billing experts have the knowledge, training, and experience needed to submit clean, accurate, and timely claims. Enjoy the benefits of easy, pain-free billing and focus on what matters most – patient care.
- Expert team of hospice billers with extensive billing experience
- Ability to bill a variety of payers, including Medicare, Medicaid, and commercial insurance
- Hospice claims are billed within 24 hours with payments posted within three days
- Medicare Notice of Elections (NOEs) are submitted on your behalf
- Regular communication between our hospice billing team and your agency to address any errors, ensuring that your account is up to date
- Web-based intelligence data including revenue performance, payer-specific analysis, and more
Schedule a free revenue cycle analysis to see if you’re collecting everything that you’re owed.