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“EXPERT WITNESS” LEGAL MEDICAL RECORD TESTIMONY - Through our associates we offer healthcare providers, insurance companies and attorneys with expert testimony related to medical record documentation, coding and billing practices. In addition, we provide a wide variety of health information management services to include and not limited to coding support services (Inpatient and Outpatient); audits; Fraud and Abuse, Healthcare Compliance, and HIPAA Education and Training. Our associates include credentialed Health Information Management Professionals with many years of experience coding, abstracting, billing and managing Health information/Medical Record departments. Our associates have served as expert witnesses in administrative hearings, state and federal courts, and many have held prominent professional association positions (i.e.: AHIMA, FHIMA, CMS, and HCCA).

Final Judgement (11 Fla. L. Weekly Supp. 1013b)

COMPLIANCE SERVICES - We are prepared to assist you with your facility’s unique Compliance initiatives by evaluating an existing or developing and implementing a new Corporate Compliance Program. Our team has practical experience working with Boards; attorneys; and medical, administrative, and clinical staff to develop and implement Compliance programs for various healthcare settings. We have practical experience with performing audits related to Fraud and Abuse issues and specialized audits under attorney/client privilege. Our Compliance Services include:

1.   Corporate Compliance Program Evaluation

2.   Corporate Compliance Program Development

3.   Corporate Compliance Program Implementation and Training

4.   Compliance Audits - Coding and Documentation

CONSULTING SERVICES - Our credentialed professionals have experienced many of the same budgetary constraints as you and your facility.  We are able to use our  expertise to work with you and develop creative, compliant, efficient and cost effective solutions based upon your specific needs. Acting as an extension of your facility and/or department we help you to accomplish your special projects. Our Consulting Services include:

1.   Interim Management

2.   Operational Assessments

3.   Chargemaster Reviews

4.   Practice Management Services

5.   Custom Coding and Compliance Education and Training Programs

CODING SERVICES are available and custom designed to meet the challenges of your department. The fundamental for appropriate reimbursement, outcomes measurements and compliance benchmarks is accurate coding.

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