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Healthcare

We are healthcare accounting and consulting.

Healthcare is our largest niche. It’s what we’re known for. And that’s why so many providers choose us to be their partner.

For more than 45 years, Blue & Co. has painstakingly cultivated its healthcare team to include industry experts that cover almost every aspect of operational efficiency and compliance. Our teams work with nearly every hospital in Indiana, Ohio, and Kentucky and have healthcare clients in almost every state across the U.S.

Who we serve.

We currently serve more than 1,500 healthcare providers, covering everything from hospitals and physician groups to post-acute care facilities, dental practices, and pharmacies. We have more than 145 experienced professionals dedicated specifically to healthcare that will serve you with a deep and comprehensive understanding of the industry’s administrative, organizational, and financial needs.

Industry Organizations

  • American Academy of Professional Coders
  • American College of Healthcare Executives
  • American Health Information Management Association, AHIMA
  • Health Enterprise Network of Louisville
  • Healthcare Financial Management Association
  • Indiana Council of Community Mental Health Centers, Inc
  • Indiana Health Care Association
  • Kentucky Association of Health Care Facilities
  • Kentucky Board of Nursing
  • LeadingAge
  • Medical Group Management Association
  • Medical News

Testimonials

  • “I appreciate the willingness to get on the phone and discuss complex situations as they are happening. In this way, we have a good product and clean audit.”

    Cheryl Wathen

    Deaconess Hospital, Inc.

  • “They are very friendly, open, honest, and competent. One of the most important things for me is that they never make me feel as if I have a stupid question or should understand something. This is priceless.”

    Kim Bordenkircher

    Henry County Hospital

  • “When you pick up the phone or email someone at Blue, if they are not available immediately, they get back with you very quickly. The people make the company, and Blue has a way of finding people that can relate to everyone. Blue is just an exceptional company and I am proud to have worked with them for the past 15 years.”

    Willie Cooper-Lohr

    Barnesville Hospital

Proposed Changes to the Wage Index

Proposed Changes to the Wage Index

On April 23, 2019, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released the Proposed Rule for the Hospital Inpatient Prospective Payment System (IPPS) for Acute Care Hospitals. The proposed rule includes several significant changes to the wage index calculation impacting the wage index factors and rural floor calculation. It is important to understand and […]

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CMS Proposed Rule for Updates to PDPM, QRP, & VBP for FY 2020

CMS issued proposed rule on April 25, 2019, with updates to the Patient-Driven Payment Model (PDPM), Quality Reporting Program (QRP), and the Value Based Purchasing Program  (VBP) for fiscal year 2020 (beginning on 10/1/19 and ending on 9/30/20). Click here to read the full proposed rule. Comments on the proposed rule must be received by […]

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As of October 1, 2019, CMS will Begin Enforcing Accounting Classification Rule for Crossover Bad Debts

CMS to Begin Enforcing Accounting Classification Rule for Crossover Bad Debts

On April 4, CMS announced that for cost reporting periods beginning on or after October 1, 2019, providers must comply with a “longstanding” rule to claim reimbursement for crossover bad debts from the Medicare program. After this point, providers will be denied reimbursement for their crossover bad debts unless the underlying balances are logged to […]

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