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

COVID-19 initiatives impacting RHCs

New COVID-19 Initiatives Impacting RHCs

On Tuesday May 4, 2021, President Biden announced three new COVID-19 initiatives impacting RHCs. Nearly $1 billion of funding is being made available as part of the American Rescue Plan (ARP) to support rural COVID-19 response efforts and increase COVID-19 vaccine availability in rural communities. The President’s announcement included the following initiatives: Shipping New Allocations […]

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Charity Reimbursement

Charity Reimbursement: Protecting it from Audit Scrutiny

There is a new audit trend coming down the pipeline that could impact your charity reimbursement for Medicare bad debt. In the past there was no enforcement of statements being sent to a charity patient before they were deemed indigent. Until a patient has been approved for charity, they are still deemed non-indigent. Auditors are […]

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HIPAA and Covered Entities

Anyone who works in the healthcare industry knows that their organization takes steps to protect patient health information under a series of guidelines known as HIPAA. There are several provisions to HIPAA that require organizations to use Federal guidelines to ensure digital health information is secure. Those provisions include: Privacy Rule Security Rule Enforcement Rule […]

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