Princeton, NJ (PRWEB) May 20, 2013
BESLER Consulting, a leading provider of comprehensive revenue recovery services to healthcare organizations, is pleased to announce that Southeast Alabama Medical Center of Dothan, Alabama has selected the company to assist in the identification of Medicare Transfer DRG underpayments.
Under Medicare reimbursement regulations, when certain patients are discharged to post acute care, the discharging hospital is paid at a reduced rate. In some cases, this reduced payment is not justified by the actual post-discharge care. These underpayments are not reflective of coding or billing errors on the part of the provider, but more commonly result from a change in the planned course of treatment subsequent to discharge.
BESLER uses proprietary software to efficiently work through the identification and follow-up tasks required to validate the accuracy of post-acute care transfer billing and to ensure compliance. BESLER also offers the BVerified(SM) suite of web-based solutions, which allows providers to bring the work of identifying, prioritizing and recovering Medicare underpayments in-house.
“We believe our compliance-focused revenue recovery services are the most effective and flexible in the industry,” commented Jonathan Besler, BESLER’s President and Chief Executive Officer, “and we’re very pleased to welcome Southeast Alabama Medical Center to the BESLER roster of clients.”
About Southeast Alabama Medical Center
A trusted leader in healthcare, Southeast Alabama Medical Center (SAMC) is a not-for-profit community health system dedicated to improving the health and quality of life of the residents of southeast Alabama, southwest Georgia and the Florida Panhandle. Led by volunteer boards made up of community leaders, SAMC operates as a 420-bed regional referral center, serving approximately 600,000 people throughout its neighboring communities and counties. SAMC offers a full range of healthcare services through its main campus in Dothan, including family-centered women's care, advanced cardiovascular and cancer treatments, state-of-the-art surgical procedures, comprehensive pain management services and more. For more information, visit http://www.samc.org.
About BESLER Consulting
For over 25 years, BESLER has helped hospitals recover otherwise lost revenue, increase reimbursement, ensure compliance, improve efficiency and reduce costs. BESLER’s deep domain experience in revenue cycle, reimbursement, compliance and unmatched software solutions has resulted in more than one billion dollars of additional revenue for our clients. For more information, visit http://www.besler.com.
BVerified(sm) is a service mark of Besler & Co., Inc. d/b/a BESLER Consulting
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