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

CMS Attempting to Clarify Some of the Regulations Around Medicare Bad Debt

CMS Attempting to Clarify Regulations Around Medicare Bad Debt 

Have you recently received Medicare bad debt audit adjustments that you felt were unfair? If so, you are not alone. MACs (Medicare Administrative Contractors) have been tightening their auditing standards and practices surrounding Medicare bad debt listings for years. Regulations have been interpreted and enforced differently by MACs, thus causing inconsistent audit standards. Being held to auditing standards […]

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CMS ends staffing waiver

CMS has ended the waiver of Staffing Data

Effective Immediately: the CMS has made updates to the Nursing Home Compare Website and Five Star Quality Rating System. Under the COVID-19 Emergency Declaration Blanket waiver, CMS waived the requirements for submitting staffing data to the Payroll-Based Journal database (PBJ). CMS is ending this waiver and facilities are required to resume submission of staffing data […]

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Deferral of Revenue Recognition and Leases

Deferral of Revenue Recognition and Leases

This article was originally published with updates to FASB updates on December 10, 2019 and was most recently updated on June 5th. It is being updated as new information becomes available. On June 3, 2020, the FASB issued Accounting Standards Update (ASU) 2020-05, Revenue from Contracts with Customers (ASC 606) and Leases (ASC 842) Effective […]

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