Performance Improvement

Ninestone provides an experienced and objective viewpoint that assists organizations in their adoption of streamlined business and IT processes, resulting in an increase in financial and operational performance.  We will work with you to implement efficiencies in all areas of your organization, incorporating our experience and knowledge of best and emerging practices into revised practices so that your organization will recognize realistic, measurable results.   All of our process improvement engagements include knowledge transfer and recommendations for ongoing monitoring and support for the revised practices. 

Information Technology

Whether you are need of a new system implementation or a redesign of existing systems, Ninestone can assist in the overall strategy of aligning business requirements with corporate goals, culture, and objectives. Highlights of our services include Organizational Assessments and Design; Application Configuration (Fee Schedules, Contracts, Tables, Rules, Benefits, etc.); Business Application Selection, Design and Implementation; EDI Solutions to support all HIPAA/x12 transactions; EHR and Meaningful Use; ICD-10 Solutions; Vendor Relationship Management, including Contract Negotiations and Re-Negotiations; and Custom Solutions.

Operations

Drawing on many years of experience and acquired knowledge of the healthcare marketplace, Ninestone support provides an opportunity for organizations to investigate and implement alternative solutions to improve overall performance.   Representative areas of Ninestone expertise include Managed Care Operations, including Billing and Eligibility, Capitation Management, Care Management - Utilization Management - Referrals and Authorizations - Case Management - Disease Management, Claims, Contract Management, Customer Service, Provider Network Development and Contracting; as well as Provider Operations, including Revenue Cycle Management, Practice Management, Contract Management, including Actual and Estimated Reimbursement Analyses, Managed Care Operations and Clinical Operations.