Clinicient Revenue Cycle Management supporting customer’s needs to be prepared for Healthcare Reform
Portland, Ore., May 19, 2014
Clinicient Inc, the leader in outpatient rehabilitation business solutions, today announced a new customer partnership with Valir Health of Oklahoma City. Valir Health, a comprehensive healthcare organization offering bother inpatient and outpatient physical therapy and occupational therapy has selected Clinicient’s Revenue Cycle Management solution to support and grow their business as they prepare for evolving healthcare reform changes and increased focus on providing superb quality patient outcomes.
Clinicient is committed to supporting and advocating for the rehabilitation therapy industry with solutions that both increase revenue and reduce inefficiencies in the practice. With the fee-for-service payment model migrating to an outcome based economy, Clinicient is the only company offering a collaborative solution that combines integrated clinical management technology based on proven business processes along with experienced professional services revenue cycle management expertise. Combined, these strategic offerings deliver data-driven decision support allowing customers to face the challenges of healthcare reform.
“Healthcare reform is driving our business to find efficiency improvements so our team can continue to provide the best care possible for our patients. We believe that recent changes in Medicare payment policy are a harbinger of more to come, and that the pace of change will accelerate,” shared Tom Tucker, chief executive officer at Valir Health. “Clinicient has kept up with the recent changes, which support our near-term compliance needs, and prepare for future changes, from today’s fee-for-service model to the ‘pay-for-performance’ models.”
“Our staff shares a passion for helping patients recover full wellness and function,” said Ryan Flanary, vice president outpatient division. “Clinicient helps us reduce the necessary administrative work, allowing for more engagement on patient needs.”
Currently in the United States, the outpatient rehabilitation industry is made up of approximately 24,000 practices with nearly $25 billion in annual reimbursable billings. With minimal billing and business experience or training, practice owners rely on Clinicient to help manage their practices more efficiently and profitably.
“The rehabilitation industry is facing tremendous pressure to continue providing patients with the best level of care with reduce reimbursements,” said Rick Jung, chief executive officer of Clinicient. “The Medicare squeeze is not unique to this underserved vertical within healthcare. We are excited to support Valir Health with solutions that help maximize payments while increasing compliance and therapist efficiency.”
About Valir Health
Valir Health is a comprehensive healthcare organization specializing in a full range of medical services. Based in Oklahoma, Valir Health provides uncompromised service to each patient and client they serve. With an award winning outpatient physical rehabilitation division, Valir’s highly specialized therapists use compassion, commitment, and the latest research to guide their patients through the recovery process, specializing in returning function to patients with injuries related to general orthopedics (pre- and post-operative), joint replacements, spine injuries, balance/strength deficits, and sports medicine injuries. Valir Health divisions also include inpatient rehabilitation, workforce wellness, hospice care, and consulting and billing services; Valir ensures that patients are treated in the right place, at the right time, with the right care. For more information, call (888) 898-2080 or visitValir.com
Clinicient helps outpatient rehabilitation therapy businesses manage change with a combination of cloud-based EMR, practice management and revenue cycle management solutions that optimize the entire care cycle from patient to payment. With nearly $1 Billion in payments under management, Clinicient’s solution maximizes payment while enabling therapists to deliver superior clinical outcomes that enhance the value of therapy to patient population health management. Clinicient is headquartered in Portland, Oregon. For more information call (877) 312-6494 or visit Clinicient.com or follow Clinicient on Twitter @Clinicient