Healthcare Cost Solutions (HCS) specializes in helping facilities in times of transition by providing key leadership professionals to help manage day-to-day operations and/or to perfect operational efficiencies and strategies.

Healthcare Audit Resource Technology© (HART)

is our proprietary, Cloud and database software solution to take your Coding Compliance Reviews to a new level in the ever-changing environment of the external audit and increased governmental scrutiny.  Developed in 2009 by the HCS Senior Compliance Auditors, HART:
  • Securely stores data in a secure Cloud database
  • Imports raw Excel data ensuring compatibility with almost all EMR systems
  • Eliminates clerical data entry time/typos
  • Harnesses the power of robust data analysis
  • Outputs concise, organized reports and data to maximize the value of your audit findings
  • Scalable across multiple facilities

Interim Management

When in need of an HIM Director, Supervisor, or other key resources, HCS can provide credentialed leadership staff experienced in the management of day-to-day operations to keep the department operating smoothly and control the DNFB in times of transition.

Revenue Cycle Analysis

HCS consultants will assess and analyze your HIM department for all aspects of revenue cycle improvement specific to the facility and/or organization’s needs and goals.

CDI – Clinical Documentation Improvement

Our CDI Professionals will review clinical documentation to identify gaps and opportunities to improve client documentation to ensure accurate and complete coding, severity of illness and/or risk of mortality.

Joint Commission Preparedness

HCS consultants will assess and prepare your HIM department for the Joint Commission survey in preparation for this crucial accreditation.

Operational Assessment

During periods of management transition, a review of the operation and workflow within the HIM department can serve as an invaluable tool for restructuring and maximizing resources.  A detailed assessment of the following areas is presented in a written summary:
  • Flow of data and information from point of registration to permanent shelf filing
  • Compliance with Critical Joint Commission and Title 22 standards
  • Staffing skills
  • Productivity quality and quantity standards
  • Operational budget
  • Customer service quality
  • Opportunities with recommendations for improvement

OSHPD/MIRCal Data Corrections/Submissions

We have experts who are well seasoned in the reporting requirements for inpatient, ambulatory surgery, and emergency department cases. Let HCS submit your files to OSHPD and make any needed data corrections, while training your staff in OSHPD/MIRCal logic or mapping.