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Wipfli/ HFS Consultants
Richard Gianello, Partner

We provide strategic innovative solutions to demanding health care issues for hospitals and health care organizations in the financial, clinical, and management operations areas. We also offer audit, tax, IT, and web marketing services.

We are trusted by hospitals throughout California and nationwide for our expertise to navigate the ever-changing health care business. Working closely with hospital executives, our teams of experts keep facilities viable, and provide them with strategies so they can be continually successful.

More about our services:

Clinical Operations: Working with management, we implement cost-effective utilization protocols, evaluate quality metrics and assist with compliance and correctional improvement plans.

Behavioral Health: Working with medical and psychiatry staff, we create a plan and vision for behavioral health/primary care integration.

Capital Planning and Financial Feasibility: We evaluate sources of funding to determine capital requirements, optimize capital structure, address and minimize financial risk and streamline the funding process. We also evaluate debt capacity and funding alternatives.

Executive Search and Interim Management: Our extensive network of experienced and knowledgeable health care professionals, provides qualified executives to meet the vision for permanent or interim management positions.

Health Information Management: On-site and off-site coding, billing, documentation improvement and training services are offered as well as operational assessments, coding audits, and compliance assessments.

Management and Operations: We work collaboratively with hospitals providing tools, methodologies, and best practices to evaluate and identify underperforming services to achieve lasting sustainable results.

Reimbursement: We deliver substantially improved reimbursement through compliant cost reporting and provide representation through the audit and appeals processes to gain full reimbursement.

Revenue Cycle: We create healthy revenue cycle solutions that maximize revenue and profitability.

Emergency Preparedness:  We assist with the development and implementation of health facilities emergency and disaster plans associated with the CMS Emergency Preparedness Final Rule.

Web Design and Marketing Communication: Our web team delivers creative websites that are the foundation for lead generation and are supported by PR, social media, and sales collateral.

Audit: Audits are performed in a customized, risk-based manner, with procedures focused on the critical issues facing each client.

Tax: Our experts bring extensive experience to the complexities of federal, state, and local tax law, while also developing strategies to meet short and long-term needs.

IT: We minimize technology risks while safeguarding health care organizations’ critical business processes.

 

Wipfli LLP/ HFS Consultants
505 14th Street
Fifth Floor
Oakland, CA 94612
(800) 888-4966

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