Call 855.485.QIRT for more information

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QIRT Quality: Outsourced ICD-10 Coding and OASIS

QIRT Quality is the Gold Standard in coding and compliance for the home care, hospice, and post-acute industries.

Utilizing cutting edge technology, QIRT streamlines the compliance process by performing real-time audits to expedite reimbursement, provide accurate data collection, and smooth the workflow process. 

QIRT Quality is the Gold Standard in compliance and quality for the home care and hospice industries.

External Coding Review

  • Sample review of agency charts – QIRT reviews are done by experienced auditors on a sampling of completed agency staff work.  
  • QIRT certified auditors validate agency selection of ICD-10 codes to prevent denied claims.  
  • Innovative QIRT Advantage Platform provides reports that identify coding trends and aid collaboration with clinicians.

Outsourced Coding and OASIS 

  • Real-time coding 24/7/365 - Certified auditors review history and physical/referral information of the patient, pertinent OASIS questions, and medication profile.
  • Accurate reimbursement - Clinical and experienced auditors review documentation in the patient record to ensure that the episode of care is appropriate for billing. 
  • Improved revenue cycle – Reports track the reimbursements owed to your company. 
  • QIRT certified auditors validate agency ICD-10 code selection to prevent denied claims. 
  • Innovative QIRT Advantage Platform provides reports to identify trends and aid collaboration. 
  • Chart reviews (including OASIS/485, coding with pre and post HHRG scores, and reimbursement) ascertain strengths and challenges with documentation and clinical judgment within a healthcare agency. 

Why Outsource?

  • Improved outcomes      
  • Increased Reimbursement 
  • Excellent ROI

Why QIRT?

THE QIRT ADVANTAGE PLATFORM 

With QIRT, agencies make use of our unique, innovative system that supplies information in REAL TIME: it all sits right on the dashboard at different levels of access for executives, clinicians, and auditors.  

On the QIRT Advantage Platform: 

  • Real-time case insight, which helps agencies correct and communicate issues in real time. 
  • QIRT auditors are trained on ICD-10 to understand optimal code sequencing for the most accurate submissions.  
  • Quality, clinician, agency, and executive dashboards place a needle-fine point on what needs support and where education can be of benefit, which in turn produces less need for correction in the future.  
  • Clinicians can take control of the situation to assimilate information, eliminate further error, and move cases along the line quicker, which leads to quicker RAP times.  Track changes from individual items to overall trends.  
  • User friendly, visual simplicity frees the clinician to focus on the patient, providing better service and better outcomes.  

CLINICIAN COLLABORATION​ 

QIRT auditors dialogue directly with agency clinicians using the QIRT Advantage Platform. This provides additional education and results in improvements of streamlined workflow, clinician satisfaction, ability to lock accurate documents, and expedited billing cycles.  ​


Fast Facts:

  • QIRT is not another line item on the budget – we are a powerful tool in Quality Cycle Management (QCM)
  • QIRT Advantage Platform provides powerful agency management dashboards and value based impact codes. 

My agency has a large number of cases in need of quality audits, does QIRT offer discounts for volume?
Yes, one core QIRT belief is that agencies should not spend more time or money than necessary to deliver value. Volume discounts are available.

What are the certification levels required for QIRT auditors?
All QIRT auditors are HCS-D (ICD-10) and OASIS certified (HCS-O/COS-C). QIRT employs the finest auditors nationwide, and all are certified in ICD-10 coding and OASIS review. Vetting and continued oversight of auditing staff allows QIRT to continue to employ the best of the best.

What are the average return times for reports?
QIRT Quality is proud to provide 3 day turnaround for OASIS/coding and 2 day turnaround for coding. Turnaround times are monitored and reports issued. While these timelines are QIRT standards, QIRT auditors often provide turnaround times even quicker than that!

  • Coding Only
  • Integrated Medical Review of OASIS/Coding and 485
  • Hospice Coding of Primary Diagnosis Based Upon Documentation
  • Hospice Eligibility Based Upon Documentation and Comprehensive Assessment
  • Quality Assurance Audits (quarterly or monthly) on a selected sample of patients for COPs – both home care and hospice
  • Corrective Action Plan Audits
  • Documentation Audits for new staff prior to ending probationary status
  • ADR Response/Reviews
  • Focused Audits for Program/Team, etc.
  • Managed Long Term Care Assessment Reviews
  • Pre-Bill Audits for Home Care/Hospice
  • QIRT reviews the 485 and OASIS to ensure continuity across documents
  • QIRT variable costs and established billing plan is cost effective and predictable
  • Return on investment for QIRT customers over time averages 600%, and has reached as high as 900% in some cases

Contact Us

QIRT leads the post-acute industry in coding, billing, and consulting. Serving agencies across the United States, QIRT provides multi-level coding/MDS/UAS reviews, quality assurance, appeals, outsourced billing, consulting, and education.

15 Verbena Avenue, Suite 210, Floral Park, NY 11001

855.485.QIRT (7478)

855.485.QIRT (7478)

516.706.3341

516.706.3341

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