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Medicare Cost Report Preparation

Confidently Navigate the Regulatory & Compliance Maze with BKD's Support

You operate in a highly regulated industry that faces increasingly complex reimbursement issues under Medicare, Medicaid, and other governmental health programs. Having the visibility to navigate this regulatory maze is essential. With BKD, you can rest easy knowing our trusted advisors are nationally recognized for their reimbursement and compliance work. We can help you clear the path and cut through the confusion.

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Confident Your Reimbursement Programs Are Efficient & Compliant?

If properly presented, the cost report has a direct impact on the Medicare and Medicaid reimbursement you receive. That’s why it’s important to understand how you’re being paid compared to the cost of rendering services to Medicare and Medicaid patients.

As one of the country’s largest cost report preparers, more than 2,000 providers rely on BKD’s Medicare and Medicaid cost report expertise to help them reap the payments they deserve. Our reimbursement expertise allows us to do much more than Medicare and Medicaid cost report preparation. We provide in-depth consulting services in many targeted areas, including:

Physician Time Study Tool

BKD’s physician time study tool is a mobile-friendly application to help healthcare organizations allocate physician and midlevel costs. We also can assist with other studies, including cost reports, uncompensated care, and organ acquisition.

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340B Program, Pricing, & Compliance

BKD assists providers with all aspects of the 340B program, including independent audits, operational consulting, and continual monitoring. We can help you improve your program’s financial strength and compliance levels.

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Change of Ownership (CHOW) Review

BKD Trusted Advisors™ can help you when preparing Form 855 and other documents related to change of ownership (CHOW).

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Cost Report Preparation & Review

For more than 50 years, BKD has been assisting hospitals of all types and sizes with cost reports and reimbursement issues. Find out how we can put our vast experience to work for your organization.

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DSH S-10 Uncompensated Care

Hospitals should review their S-10 information as soon as possible to discover the potential impact of the shift in the Medicare DSH payment methodology. Request your complimentary S-10 potential impact tool today.

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Electronic Health Record (EHR)

Are you facing one or more EHR audits that could have a negative effect on your incentive payments? BKD's consulting services lessen the hassle of these potentially overwhelming audits and help you avoid recoupments.

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Medicare Bad Debt Recovery & Reporting

Medicare bad debt doesn’t have to be a closed case. BKD National Health Care Group can help your organization identify, capture, report, and recoup Medicare bad debt reimbursement related to inpatient, outpatient, and subprovider services.

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UPL Supplement Payment Program

Considering participating in your state's Upper Payment Limit (UPL) supplemental payment program? Our nursing facility UPL pros can help you today.

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Healthcare Wage Index Reviews

Are your wage index scores being accurately reported? Our wage index reviews help hospitals comply with complex rules, identify improvement areas, and take advantage of reimbursement opportunities.

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