Health Care Industry Brochure

Wage Index Reviews

An acute care hospital’s wage index data is a vital component to the hospital’s overall wage index. Changes of just 1 percent in an area’s overall wage index can often result in a significant reimbursement opportunity to a hospital.

BKD National Health Care Group’s wage index reviews help hospitals comply with complex rules and identify areas for improvement. Our Medicare wage index solutions include:

Eddie Marmouget

National Industry Partner
417.865.8701

Kimberly McKay

Managing Partner
713.499.4600

Kevin Gore

Partner
918.584.2900

David Kottak

Partner
502.581.0435

McCune-Brooks Regional Hospital

“The BKD Corporate Finance team did an excellent job representing the financial interest of McCune-Brooks Regional Hospital in the transaction. The Board of the city-owned, not-for-profit hospital had a fiduciary duty to ensure long-term access to health care in the community. Although we knew who the likely party was going to be in the transaction, BKDCF used their expertise in health care transactions to negotiate the financial components of the transaction from a position of strength. The BKDCF team did an excellent job managing the process, helping to achieve an outcome that was approved unanimously by the Board."

— Doug Culver, CFO
McCune-Brooks Regional Hospital
Carthage, Missouri


Jordan Valley Community Health Center

“I have used BKD at two different facilities for a full range of financial services. Their professionals have provided us with audit, tax, coding and billing and cost report services and have assisted us in operations management and revenue enhancement. Routinely, implementation of their recommendations had a positive influence on the financial outcomes of our programs.”

— Brooks Miller, Executive Director
Jordan Valley Community Health Center
Springfield, Missouri


Excell Home Care

“The people at BKD are a great asset. Our advisor is easy to work with and very knowledgeable. He is accessible and takes the time to teach and advise, showing he really cares about our business.”

— Mina Acquaye, Chief Executive Officer
Excell Home Care
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma


Catholic Health Partners

“Catholic Health Partners is an important client—that’s the clear message I get from BKD. From partner interaction to the hands-on involvement and accessibility of senior-level and other personnel, theirs is an adept team effort that works very well. They are highly responsive to our needs. I also appreciate the wide range of BKD services I can use for more complex business issues.”

— Scott D. Schitter, CPA, Corporate Director of Reimbursement & Tax Services
Catholic Health Partners
Cincinnati, Ohio

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