Healthcare Consulting

In the ever-changing healthcare landscape, you need a firm that can not only solve the complex problems of today, but can also help you plan and innovate for the future. At Blue & Co., we do just that.

We have more than 145 professionals dedicated specifically to serving our healthcare clients—including nurses, pharmacists, coders, and healthcare data analysts. We understand the administrative, organizational, and financial needs of healthcare organizations, and we make it our mission to improve the state of healthcare in the U.S. by partnering with our local hospital associations and regulators to affect change.

Who we serve.

  • Hospitals
  • Home Health Providers
  • Long-Term and Post-Acute Care Facilities
  • Dental Practice/Groups
  • Physician Practice/Groups
  • Pharmacies
  • Ambulatory Surgery Centers
  • Rural Health Clinics

Services Overview

Consulting Services

Alliant Purchasing GPO

  • 8,500+ members across 50 states
  • Nearly $800M in contracted volume and thousands of contracts with 550+ aggregations
  • Solutions offered for all categories including cellular phones, medical supply, office supply, pharmaceutical, maintenance, food, services, energy, construction, and capital equipment
  • Applicable to all healthcare organizations including hospitals, long-term care, surgery centers, medical practices, etc.

Medical Coding/Billing Services

  • Revenue optimization
  • Medical coding services
  • Compliance
  • Technology
  • Reporting
  • Claim denial management
  • Outsourced certified professional coding
  • Contract management and credentialing
  • Fee analysis
  • Accounts receivable resolution management

Accounting Services

  • Audit, review, compilation
  • Year-end planning
  • Budget analysis
  • Payroll processing
  • Bookkeeping
  • Financial statement preparation
  • Cash management
  • Depreciation schedule maintenance

Tax Services

  • Tax planning
  • Sales and use tax returns
  • Corporate/partnership tax returns
  • Cost segregation studies

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

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Since HIPAA was originally signed into law in 1996, it has seen five major changes, each intended to make patient information “more safe.” Recently, some clients have been asking us if we think medical records are safer today than before the original HIPAA legislation was passed. Unfortunately, the answer to that question is a resounding […]

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On September 29, 2019, CMS finalized a new rule focusing on the seamless exchange of patient information between health care settings by revising the discharge planning requirements that Hospitals and Home Health Agencies (HHAs) must meet in order to participate in the Medicare and Medicaid programs. According to CMS’s Seema Verna, the final rule does not change […]

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