Consultation Services

Administrative Consultant Service (ACS) has been providing healthcare consultation services for more than 35 years. Our boutique team approach means you receive a customized consultation experience that promotes accuracy and teamwork across departments.

ACS Consultation Services

Our services are designed to promote clinical efficiency and effectiveness along with ethical reporting of diagnoses and procedures through education, improved documentation, and coding accuracy.

Clinical Documentation Integrity

Our FOCUS program simplifies reimbursement and risk-adjusted quality measures, allowing your staff to focus on coding and documentation accuracy. More about CDI »

Inpatient Review

We provide MS-DRG audits and review for APR-DRGs. Our team of credentialed experts provides coding audits for DRG accuracy with an emphasis on education. More about Inpatient Review Services »

Outpatient Review

These reviews help OPPS and Critical Access Hospitals achieve accurate payments, improve cash flow, prevent denials and delayed payments. More about Outpatient Review Services »

Hospital Chargemaster Reviews

Comprehensive maintenance is key to preventing revenue leakage. We optimize your charge revenue and reimbursement through assessment, education and training. More about Hospital Chargemaster Reviews »

Revenue Cycle Management

We help hospitals develop appropriate strategies for managing short stay patients whether they are inpatient or outpatient receiving observation services. More about Revenue Cycle Management Services »

Appeals Process & Expert Witness

ACS assists with review of records prior to submission to the RAC (or other external review agency) and medical record review and writing of appeal letters when indicated. More about Appeals Process & Expert Witness Services »

Payor Denials & Appeals Process

The Recovery Audit program has provided CMS with a new mechanism for detecting improper payments made in the past and for preventing future overpayments. More about Recovery Auditor Appeals »

Appropriate Use & Billing of Observation Services

Our team trains and educates physicians about proper observation service billing and use, whether you’re providing inpatient or outpatient services. More about Appropriate Use & Billing »

Physician (RBRVS) Reimbursement 

If you’re practicing quality medical care, billing clients and third parties and don’t see a financial return, we can help you improve your office operations and financial results. More about Physician (RBRVS) Reimbursement »

ACS Goes the Extra Mile

“We have used other consultants in the past for physician documentation, but the ACS team went the extra mile.”