Comprehensive Reimbursement, Inc. (CRI) has significant experience assisting healthcare entities increase their diagnosis-related group and ambulatory payment classification reimbursement by optimizing their wage index factor. Each engagement includes an on-site, detailed analysis of the healthcare entities Medicare cost report Worksheet S-3 Part II, III, IV and V, and assistance in submissions to the Medicare Administrative Contractor (MAC) and CMS.
Prepare a provider specific multi-year comparison and wage index market analysis.
Host on-site interviews to obtain perinate operational details.
Verify source documentation and workpapers used to prepare the wage index data.
Identify gaps, inconsistencies, and variances to ensure the accuracy of the data.
Identify and include additional documentation to maximize the wage index data.
Review findings with management and discuss areas of future opportunities.
Assist with the submission of corrections to the MAC and CMS.
Provide full support to assist with audit questions and reconcile audit adjustments.