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Healthcare Expertise

 

Your industry is undergoing dramatic uncertainty and transformation. Do your accounting and technology advisors view this as an obstacle or an opportunity? Increasingly complex compliance requirements, continually shifting reimbursement regulations, rapidly changing patient demands for service delivery, and the ongoing need to leverage technology and data in new and innovative ways are just some of the areas that compete for your attention. As a result, you need business advisors who can diagnose how these challenges might impact the health and competitiveness of your organization.

Focusing on the Vital Interests of Our Healthcare Clients

Our professionals have a deep understanding of these market dynamics and how they impact a wide variety of healthcare businesses and organizations. We leverage that knowledge to identify opportunities for our clients and prescribe advanced audit, tax, technology, and consulting strategies to help meet your unique compliance, organizational, and mission-driven goals.
Hospitals
Our healthcare practice serves hospital clients with a wide range of audit, strategic planning, tax optimization, and technology solutions. Our clients include both for-profit and nonprofit organizations and range in size from 25 to more than 400 beds. More »
Physician Groups
Our medical group clients include general and family practice, specialty, multidisciplinary, and dental groups that operate as independent practices or groups as well as management service organizations and hospital system-based entities. We assist businesses with as few as 2 practitioners to as many as 2,400. More »
Health Plans
The EKS&H healthcare practice serves virtually every kind of business and organization in the industry, including large and local health plan companies, and is one of the fastest growing industry groups within our firm. More »
Continuing Care Facilities
Our team serves many retirement, skilled nursing, and assisted living facilities, including large multi-location organizations. These clients include religious and non-profit institutions, as well as for-profit businesses. More »
In-Home and Hospice Care
We serve many types of in-home and hospice care clients, including both for-profit businesses and non-profit organizations, as well as independent and provider-based entities. More »

Our Reputation and Qualifications

The EKS&H Healthcare Team Our healthcare practice has significant market share of independent hospitals along the Front Range and in the Rocky Mountain region. We also serve many other types of healthcare providers, including general and specialty medical groups, health maintenance organizations (HMOs), long-term care facilities, and in-home and hospice agencies. Our professionals have valuable industry experience as accounting, finance, and consulting practitioners in healthcare organizations as well as expertise gained in national CPA/consulting firms.

We have written and presented on many healthcare industry topics, including:
  • Audit and assurance
  • Medicare/Medicaid reimbursement
  • Tax considerations for facility development
  • Data-driven technology solutions
  • Due diligence/merger and acquisition support

Our healthcare practice is one of the fastest growing within the firm—evidence that our clients trust us to help them solve problems and thrive.

High-quality care is the foundation of your business, and high-quality service is the foundation of ours.

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2016 Healthcare Industry Outlook

Businesses in the healthcare industry exist in an environment of significant transformation. Unknown future reimbursement rates, major new regulations, demographic shifts (an aging population), and technology developments have changed the way many healthcare businesses operate. Capitalizing on the demand that these changes present, many businesses in the industry grew in 2015.  Read more »

How to Maximize Medicare Bad Debt Reimbursement

Scott Gunter

Many healthcare providers, including hospitals, skilled nursing facilities, and home health agencies, receiving payments from Medicare are missing out on “Medicare bad debt” reimbursement. This lost revenue can total over $500,000 annually or more for large hospitals.  Read more »

Medical Group Ownership and Retirement Tax Planning

Vonnie Hergett

Owners in all kinds of medical groups have a lot to think about, and retirement planning might be at the bottom of the list. Regardless of whether you manage a physician’s group, dental office, optometry practice, or any other kind of medical group, recent changes in the industry due to tax codes, as well as shifting economic and demographic factors, might mean that you should prioritize assessing your retirement plan. Read more »