Consultancy Services

Maintaining the status quo can be costly. As health care operating margins shrink, you need to find efficient and innovative ways to capture and collect revenues. If your staff and procedures have been on autopilot too long, you're probably leaving money on the table. Acer, through its Revenue Cycle Management Division provides comprehensive solutions to practices by taking over/providing expert advice in improving your cash flow and compliance with numerous healthcare regulations.

REVENUE CYCLE MANAGEMENT

Making your business more profitable involves looking at ways to extend sales revenue as well reduce reimbursement turnaround time. From claims processing of streamlining operations in surgery centers to revenue generation for solo specialists, we tend to bring our hands-on expertise in revenue cycle management or any health care settings to enhance performance and strengthen the financial health and profitability of your whole organization

MERGERS AND ACQUISITIONS

Are you planning to merge with another surgery center or planning an acquisition, you are the right place. We can assist you with the proper advisory recommendations to ensure the method is seamless for either entity. Our team can help you avoid billing disruption by analyzing financial and technological timelines like studying patient volume reports, procedure diversity, payment models, EHR and practice management setups, receiving common submitter ID from clearinghouses, setting up ERAs/EFTs and establishing connections between totally different software systems if required.

MEANINGFUL USE

From calculating compliance percentages to evaluating EHR setup too, we assist you across all the stages of Meaningful Use program that improves quality, safety, efficiency, and cut back health disparities. Don’t worry if you get audited, we help you to sail through the audit and demonstrate compliance by coordinating with vendors, gathering documentation and appealing to Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) if needed.

QUALITY REPORTING

We believe that investing in good people is critical to ensuring success. Our employees are equipped and empowered to solve problems and produce outstanding financial results for the specific regional and national quality requirements. We can help you setup periodic reporting standards such as PQRS and ASCQR for regional or national requirements. Our mission is to exceed your expectations with quality service that is a seamless extension of your business operation.

NEGOTIATIONS AND AGREEMENTS

Join us to enjoy the best possible deals. We aid you in getting an apt price for aspects like working with vendors to get supplies, drug companies for competitive drug rates, contract negotiations with insurance companies and others. Whether you’re working with vendors to get better pricing on supplies or drug companies for competitive drug rates or with insurance companies on contract negotiations, we will work with you get you the best possible deal.

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

Each individual will as is own set of requirement like if one consumer wished us to replicate an entire patient demographics list from one practice management system to another. Another wanted a bridge between an electronic health records system and practice management system. Whether setting out or want enhancements, we can review and assist you to streamline your IT and software infrastructure that avoid bringing on a full-time IT person. Our deep understanding of practical and technical experience permits us to provide solutions that add worth to the businesses.

INDEPENDENT AUDITS

A small practice is often a busy place, and usually there just aren’t enough hours in the day or weekend to attend to the task of a medical billing audit. To overcome this problem we operate with all sizes of healthcare practices like developing quality protocols and also undertake internal audits. In case your practice is audited, we aid you through the audit process and help you meet regulatory requirements.

ICD-10 COMPLIANCE

We have designed a highly specific ICD-10 training program that helps the physicians and staff to understand ICD-10 in a better way. The course helped our clients to smoothly converse to ICD-10 and encounter zero ICD-10 coding related denials. The curriculum constitutes an introduction to ICD-10, coding scenario, specialty-specific coding, and ICD-10 coding and billing support.

Omair Siraj, CEO Chestnut Health, IL

We wanted an opinion about our AR and areas of improvement. We provided Acer with a dump of our claim details data.
Acer provided us a thorough and holistic analysis our practice’s financial and operational health. The online reports portal from Acer, has an intuitive interface with great dashboards. This analysis is helping us to identify and isolate under-performing areas and operational silos, to increase productivity, maximize revenue.