SHIPS packages a comprehensive array of services in the niche area of RCM & Data Analytics, designed to meet the needs of Healthcare Providers & Payers. Rich domain expertise, certified professionals and technological capability have been instrumental in SHIPS delivering quality solutions to Healthcare stakeholders across multiple geographies.

Provider

Healthcare organizations face overwhelming challenges in managing their Revenue cycle & realizing accurate payment. Medical coding being the core activity that impacts the financial health of Healthcare providers, the SHIPS team of certified coders is meticulous in guaranteeing improved quality & quick turn-around times with huge cost savings. This approach allows our partners to focus entirely on their core mission of patient care.

MEDICAL CODING

The SHIPS team of AHIMA AND AAPC approved coders assign medical codes in accordance with coding guidelines, which are vital for accurate reimbursement. SHIPS serves clients across multiple specialties in the outpatient and inpatient setting.

AUDIT SERVICES

SHIPS Audit Solutions offer a range of services to Providers, which include review of the medical coding process, audit of patient records documentation for accurate reimbursement and claims submission audits to Payers.

DENIALS MANAGEMENT

SHIPS manages denials by identifying trends and patterns in denied claims using Business Intelligence and Business Analytics tools. Follow-up on denials by correcting the root cause of denials will serve in reducing the volume of payer denials and rejections, resulting in accurate reimbursement from Payers.

CLINICAL DOCUMENTATION IMPROVEMENT

SHIPS is a knowledge partner providing consultation for improving documentation in specific specialties that impact reimbursement. With ICD-10 implementation deadline ahead, accurate capture of acuity is key for timely reimbursement and minimizing denials. Adherence to standards of documentation will protect the organization during claims audits.

ICD-10 TRANSITION PROGRAM

Healthcare organizations need to be ICD-10 implementation ready; else they stand to face severe consequences in their revenue cycle. SHIPS trainers impart ICD-10 training to clinicians, coding professionals and other healthcare stakeholders. Our trainers are AHIMA approved ICD-10-CM/PCS trainers and AHIMA ICD-10 Ambassadors, qualified to equip & educate Medical Coding professionals.

DUAL CODING

SHIPS provides dual coding services, which gives Providers data for reviewing changes in clinical documentation. It also gives visibility of medical services rendered and enables them to assign accurate charges.

BACKLOG MANAGEMENT

The medical coder, who routinely codes for 40 charts in ICD-9 may end up coding only half when using ICD-10 codes, due to the increase in complexity and number of ICD-10 codes. The SHIPS team can effectively eliminate the coding backlog.