RHC Startups and Conversions

HBS will provide consultation with establishing a new rural health clinic or converting an existing physician practice into a rural health clinic. Some of the issues covered in our consulting are as follows:

Completion of the 855A as required by Medicare

Completion of the State Rural Health Clinic Application

Preparation of the RHC Policy and Procedure Manual

Conduct a Mock Inspection and Walk Through

Prepare a budgeted cost report for rate setting

Compliance with Federal, State and Local laws

Physical plant and environment review

Review of organization structure

Review of staffing and staff responsibilities

Provision of appropriate and necessary medical services  

Patient Health records

Utilization review and program assessment

Applicable policies and procedures

Charges and a billing system.

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