Facilities

Driving increased case volume, higher acuity and profitable procedures to partnering surgical facilities

With a large national footprint and a 98% facility satisfaction rate, IPG partners with leading health plans, surgeons and surgical facilities to deliver high quality care to patients while maximizing partnering facilities ability to perform more procedures in a lower cost, high quality setting. Below are solutions and results for our facilities key challenges.

  • Challenges

    Challenges

    Attaining appropriate reimbursement to optimize the facility’s utilization and profitability.

  • Solutions

    Solutions

    IPG collaborates with our health plan partners to align incentives and ensure the appropriate reimbursement to enable the facility to perform more profitable, higher acuity cases.

  • Results

    Results

    Improved profitability and case volume.

  • Challenges

    Challenges

    Financial infrastructure to manage risk while limiting the considerable overhead required to perform the procedure.

  • Solutions

    Solutions

    IPG assumes the full cost of the device as well as the financial and patient collections risk for the device, therefore freeing up valuable cash and infrastructure investment normally required to perform these procedures at the more cost-effective facility.

  • Results

    Results

    Improved cash flow with no device risk for high cost and other implants.

  • Challenges

    Challenges

    Procuring and managing multiple service lines for high cost implantable medical devices – each of these service areas requires ever-increasing expertise to acquire devices, secure health plan authorization, bill correctly and collect for reimbursement.

  • Solutions

    Solutions

    IPG alleviates the risks and manages the uncertainty around patient authorization, coding and billing, and relieves the facility from obtaining reimbursement for the device.

  • Results

    Results

    Management and support to streamline the process and ensure rapid processing and payment turnaround times.

  • Challenges

    Challenges

    Recruiting surgeons to perform procedures at the more cost-effective facility while also offering physicians and patients access to best-in-class implantable device technology.

  • Solutions

    Solutions

    IPG assists surgeons to ensure they understand all their site of care options when scheduling surgeries and works directly with manufacturers to supply the device to the facility for the procedure, making it easy to expand service offerings and increase facility profitability by adding new implantable technologies managed by IPG.

  • Results

    Results

    Attraction of new surgeons with access to best-in-class implantable device technologies.

  • Challenges

    Challenges

    Achieving higher profitability while making it easier to maintain independence and grow in a market where facilities are often being forced to consolidate due to the complexities of health care administration.

  • Solutions

    Solutions

    IPG collaborates with their health plan partners to analyze and identify optimal facilities to shift procedures to and alleviate any barriers the facility may have to be able to perform those procedures – (e.g. reimbursement, surgeon recruitment, cash outlay, equipment etc.).

  • Results

    Results

    Increased profitability and independence by shifting high dollar, high acuity profitable procedures to partnering facilities without the need to outlay the cash or build administrative infrastructure.

    TESTIMONIALS

    “Southern Bone & Joint ASC has found our relationship with IPG to be very beneficial to our center…it allows us to do cases in our center which would have been otherwise impossible because of the use of high cost implants. Being able to do these cases in our state of the art outpatient surgery center is significantly lowering costs for the patient while getting orthopedic specific care.”

    - Dr. George M. Ballantyne, Chief Financial Officer,
    Southern Bone & Joint dba Georgia Bone & Joint Surgery Center

    Program Benefits

    • A field organization who is committed to maximizing facility revenue and volume
    • Access to dedicated case management and patient services representatives
    • Reduction in administrative burden through EHR integration
    • Alleviation of patient collection efforts
    • Fast and accurate case approval and payment times
    • A more simplified health plan contracting process

    CONTACT US

    11605 Haynes Bridge Rd.
    Suite 200
    Alpharetta, GA 30009 

    Email: info@ipg.com

    Toll free: (866) 753-0046
    Phone: (770) 753-0046

    Fax: (866) 753-0194

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