Constant reimbursement shifting makes it difficult to stay on top of the latest rates, let alone negotiate with payers when reimbursements are lowered. By selecting services from our payer contracting strategies, we can put you in a position of strength so you may achieve contracting success.

Whusa’s Payer Contracting:

  • Data-driven analyses to demonstrate how quality care leads to help plan savings
  • Optimizes managed care reimbursements
  • Allows you to command higher fees on a code-by-code basis
    • Proven success in CT and NY
    • Fees commanded were considerably higher than those experienced by unaffiliated physicians
  • Assists in development and leveraging of pay-for-performance and advanced shared savings programs

Your focus should be on patient care, not chasing down payments. Whusa, in partnership with athenahealth, can provide you with tailored technology solutions so you can streamline your group’s financial process and make billing and collections more dependable.

Whusa’s Revenue Cycle Management:

  • Utilizes the cloud-based technology, athenaCollector®, which has been named Best in KLAS for practice management
  • Improves revenue while reducing administrative work
  • Resolves claims that are not paid the first time and are bounced back, quickly
  • Potentially reduces Days to Accounts Receivables (DAR) up to 32%, on average
  • Assists in increasing total collections by an average of 6%, with 94% of insurance claims paid the first time

Real-time data entry and access to records are a necessity in modern health care, enabling your practice to keep pace with growing patient volume and demand. With athenahealth, we help you create a record-keeping solution that can potentially streamline your daily schedule and optimize volume.

Whusa’s Electronic Medical Records:

  • Utilizes the cloud-based technology, athenaClinicals®, to ensure fast, accurate and safe record-keeping
    • Updates continually, keeping you on top of changing regulations and compliance requirements
  • Employs a back-office team that receives, scans and routes all clinical information to the appropriate people, so you and your staff don’t have to

Your patients are accustomed to sending and receiving their information in a variety of ways, so it’s important to reach them using a method they prefer. Whusa can provide your practice with live and automated communication services to streamline your interactions with patients across a variety of platforms.

Whusa’s Electronic Patient Communications:

  • Utilizes email and portal capabilities to inspire patient engagement
  • Reduces the time spent by staff answering phone calls
  • Allows you to send population-health or custom-tailored messages about your practice, at your discretion

Business expenses are an ongoing challenge, but there are smart ways to avoid some of the costs. Our group purchasing service leverages the power of numbers, securing you the best possible price on everything from office supplies to specialty medical equipment.

Whusa’s Group Purchasing:

  • Offers supply cost savings from 12-60%, depending on type of product or service
  • Achieves discounted rates on commonly purchased supplies and services through GPOs, purchasing aggregators or direct-vendor negotiations

For some practitioners, these critical areas decide what direction their businesses take. That’s why we created a successful OBGYN captive insurance company, so that we could put the destiny of your business back into your hands.

Whusa’s Professional Liability Risk Management & Compliance Service:

  • Achieves insurance rates that are 20-30% lower than comparable commercial insurance rates
  • Provides strong risk management strategies, as well as innovative early intervention and claims management strategies
  • Strongly complies with mandatory incidence reporting and claims tracking

As the women’s health care market becomes more competitive and consumer behaviors continue to change, it’s critical to reach potential patients strategically. For small to large OBGYN practices, Whusa can provide marketing and branding solutions that assist you in connecting with key demographics.

Whusa’s Marketing & Branding Services:

  • Utilizes mass marketing and online strategies to increase patient volume
    • Focuses on key demographics, women ages 25-54, in your geographic area
  • Develops consumer-facing web properties to build awareness and volume
  • Employs patient satisfaction surveying and monitoring, as well as improvement and enhancement strategies, to elevate the patient experience

Knowing your practice’s financial health can assist you in preparing for near future expenses, position you for growth and insulate you from changes in consumer habits. Our financial management services help you position your practice to succeed now and down the road.

Whusa’s Financial Management Services:

  • Create solutions tailored for women’s health practices
  • Allow you to select only the services you need, including:
    • Accounts payable management
    • Investment strategies
    • Cash management
    • Credit

You want your staff to be taken care of, but getting the right benefits and systems in place can take a significant amount of time and energy away from caring for your patients. By partnering with Whusa, you simply select the specific human resource services your practice needs and we handle the rest.

Whusa’s Human Resource Services:

  • Create solutions tailored for women’s health practices
  • Allow you to select only the services you need, including:
    • Benefits management
    • Payroll services

Trying to keep up with the latest technology while also ensuring sensitive medical information is secure can be overwhelming. Our information technology service allows you to select the best technologies for your practice, which we implement seamlessly into your practice.

Whusa’s Information Technology Services:

  • Create solutions tailored for women’s health practices
  • Allow you to select only the services you need, including:
    • Stewardship of practice management systems
    • Office phone, computer and server system management