AMN Healthcare Revenue Cycle Solutions Outsourced Coding (MedPartners and Peak) Comments

 

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Tools and Methodology

AMN Healthcare supplies us with outsourced agency coders. We use the coders mostly for revenue cycle...

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People and Knowledge

AMN Healthcare provides us with good coders. The coders follow up with us to verify that they are...

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Tools and Methodology

I would like to see AMN Healthcare have a better process to vet the skills of the coders. Some folks...

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Project Results

AMN Healthcare consistently exceeded our expectations. They did everything that we asked them to do.

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Relationship

AMN Healthcare's executives are involved. Being able to easily approach an executive and get what we...

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Lessons Learned

I am not sure whether I would work with AMN Healthcare again. They have had some changes in their...

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Other Observations

The interim coding manager has been fantastic and very knowledgeable about inpatient coding and CDI....

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Director

People and Knowledge

We have done both inpatient outpatient coding with the vendor, and the inpatient has been good. When...

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Project Results

The vendor's engagement was satisfactory, and AMN Healthcare did everything that our organization...

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Sales and Contracting

We have a general contract with AMN Healthcare for production coding needs, but we also occasionally...

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Relationship

AMN Healthcare is keeping up with everything and continuing to partner with us as volumes fluctuate...

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ROI and Cost

AMN Healthcare avoids charging for every little thing. There are always negotiations in any...

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People and Knowledge

AMN Healthcare does a good job of ensuring the accuracy and quality of their team. They also work...

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Director

People and Knowledge

AMN Healthcare has a very strong leadership team that is very strategic but also able to help...

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Relationship

AMN Healthcare’s outsourced coding exceeds our needs. The vendor has been a really good partner over...

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Relationship

We have a really good partnership with AMN Healthcare. Over the years, we have gone through a lot of...

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People and Knowledge

I am not currently happy with how many coders we have. Some of the coders have been coders for 30 or...

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Project Results

Peak is doing a great job for me. They still have to work through things, but they are good. The...

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Relationship

I would remind the vendor that communication is key. One of Peak's people did a great job of...

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Relationship

The executives are involved. The manager talks to me, and I have also talked to Peak’s director. So...

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Lessons Learned

I recommend Peak a lot. I even recommend that people go work for Peak so that they can work for me.

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Other Observations

MedPartners went through some transitions and had some staffing changes. Their communication wasn't...

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Manager

Relationship

When we first started working with the vendor, they were on top of things. We had regular meetings...

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Manager

Relationship

We have regular calls and meetings where we talk about projections, quality issues, or productivity...

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Director

Relationship

Peak was bought by AMN Healthcare, but the merger hasn't affected the service. We have stayed with...

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Director

Relationship

We selected Peak because we already had a relationship with them. We wanted to go with someone who...

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Tools and Methodology

Peak is very responsive. They work their own coding errors and are very responsive. They get the...

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Project Results

We have had really good luck with Peak's programs, which have helped us train inpatient coders and...

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Director

Tools and Methodology

Peak's auditing services have been really good. They have their own internal QA process, which they...

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Relationship

One of the main reasons that we went with Peak was because of the executive involvement. We like the...

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Director

Relationship

The strength of our partnership is good. My coding leaders are really comfortable reaching out to...

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Project Results

Peak does extremely well with providing tangible outcomes. If we tell them that we need overtime or...

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Director

ROI and Cost

Peak is very open to negotiation, so we don't feel that they charge us for every little thing.

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Director

People and Knowledge

Peak provides us with quality coders. If we feel that a coder isn't a fit for us, the vendor is very...

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Director

Relationship

Our intent isn’t to routinely use agencies. We want to augment as the business drives growth. If the...

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Director

ROI and Cost

Peak is price gouging and taking advantage of ICD-10. They weren’t willing to negotiate the rate and...

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Relationship

Peak has been an amazing partner. I don't have anything negative to say about them. They have been...

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Director

Tools and Methodology

We have used other partners in the past, but for the last few years, we have exclusively worked with...

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Director

Tools and Methodology

The vendor is flexible and willing to try to understand what the organization's objectives are. The...

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Director

Tools and Methodology

We keep only the people that we feel are doing very well. We don’t have a catch-and-release program,...

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Director

Tools and Methodology

The vendor steps up in many areas when we find problems. When people aren't working out or the...

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Relationship

Since the transition with AMN Healthcare and their acquisition of Peak Health Solutions and...

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Director

Tools and Methodology

One of the primary reasons we pursued a relationship with MedPartners was that, at the time, they...

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Director

Tools and Methodology

MedPartners did training with us in which they provided an expert educator. The training was very...

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Director

Other Observations

I do not believe that MedPartners uses any offshore resources. All our resources are from the US...

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Director

Tools and Methodology

MedPartners' people are hitting metrics, and their coding accuracy is strong. If we have any issues,...

Dec 2019
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Manager

ROI and Cost

The vendor hasn't done well in some areas. I feel like the vendor could be more flexible....

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Manager

Relationship

The person that I work with has been reasonable. Our representative used to reach out a lot more,...

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Manager

Tools and Methodology

If I had my druthers and needed someone to pop in and cover a week of vacation, I know a company...

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Relationship

The vendor isn't driving tangible outcomes. I am responsible for them. MedPartners doesn't have...

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Manager

People and Knowledge

MedPartners needs to understand the needs of their clients. From the interactions I have had with...

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Sales and Contracting

MedPartners tries to use salespeople and executives to determine what someone might need. The vendor...

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Manager

People and Knowledge

On our project, MedPartners fell below our expectations. But as soon as we told the vendor about our...

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Manager

Tools and Methodology

The vendor is supposed to provide QA for their coders. I have been working with MedPartners for a...

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Manager

Lessons Learned

I work with another company that provides coders. The company bills us by the chart, and I just have...

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Manager

Project Results

MedPartners has done well. The work they have provided me has been quality. I have had good success...

Dec 2019
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Manager

Tools and Methodology

MedPartners needs to improve their productivity for coding in different departments, but not for...

Dec 2019
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Manager

ROI and Cost

When we don't have work for MedPartners and don't give them enough notice, we are billed for the...

Dec 2019
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Manager

People and Knowledge

MedPartners has been great. Our coding process has changed in one of the departments. The...

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Relationship

MedPartners has improved dramatically. They have been much better to work with for the past several...

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