Clinical Consulting Services

BlackTree’s team of clinical leaders has the expertise and real-life experience to help prepare your agency for the industry’s ever-changing landscape. The home health and hospice industry will continue to face increased regulatory scrutiny and declining reimbursement for the foreseeable future.  Whether you need assistance with OASIS/coding, VBP preparation, Episode Management, improving outcomes, ADR appeals, or any other clinical challenge that your organization faces, BlackTree’s team of clinical experts is here to support you.

“I have had the opportunity to work directly with BlackTree Healthcare Consulting over the past four years. Their expertise with the nuances of our industry with respect to operational, financial and clinical services is exceptional. Their working understanding of reimbursement issues, combined with their knowledge of the regulatory scrutiny home health is faced with assists in offering a full, well rounded and competent product. I never hesitate to refer my colleagues to BlackTree, knowing they will receive undivided attention and incomparable service well worth the investment.”
– Denise Altomare, CEO Care at Home, Inc

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Medical Record Reviews

Medical record reviews managed by BlackTree are focused on two areas; Pre-bills Clinical Documentation Reviews and ADR management. For Pre-bills BlackTree will specifically review documentation to support the claim, identifying orders are present for all care provided, documentation supports the plan of care and LCD. BlackTree provides the agency with individual patient reports and a monthly summary of areas needing improvement.

BlackTree can manage your ADR process from initial ADR documentation review, creation of cover letter and suggestion for performance improvement. It doesn’t stop there BlackTree is with you through the entire ADR process from reconsideration, redetermination to ALJ appeal level. We offer assistance each step of the way and keep you informed of your options.

BlackTree can assist with acquisition reviews and other medical record reviews.