The opioid epidemic has been an up-hill battle for health care providers. Health care providers must have access to information to understand the risks associated with all aspects of treating patients with opioids and treating patients with opioid dependency and overuse. BKD can assess prescribing trends, benchmarking, and future state goals. The assessment provides comprehensive picture of prescribing patterns across hospital department, provider specialty, provider, and patient type in order to monitor performance and create a road map toward improvement.
Controlled substance diversion can lead to patient harm as well as regulatory, legal, and reputation risks for health care organizations. Diversion can occur in many areas within a health care organization. BKD can assist you with maintaining internal controls and polices and procedures to address controlled substance diversion in compliance with federal and state laws. BKD can assist you with a monitoring structure to prevent diversion.
Expansion of pharmacy services is a key way for an organization to increase their financial sustainability. Expansion of pharmacy services requires the need to maintain compliance with federal and state regulations. BKD can assist organizations with identifying opportunities for expansion and exploring the risks and benefits associated with expansion. Estimating cost and revenue while meeting regulatory requirements is critical.
BKD understands that hospitals are continually looking for opportunities to increase revenue and expand 340B savings while maintaining compliance with federal and state regulations for conversion of free standing physician offices to outpatient departments of the hospital. BKD can assist hospitals with all aspects of their provider-based billing strategy and provide the assistance needed to meet CMS requirements and operationalize their provider-based clinics.
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