Consulting


Consulting alone in today's healthcare environment is not effective and will not deliver on your expectations. The team at Oncospark prefers collaboration and partnership and sharing aspects of the risk in the process. We understand and have experience with all administrative/clinical aspects, challenges, and opportunities for Oncology. Using data and expertise we can assist in developing strategies that can be articulated and are supported by clinical and operational evidence. The diverse team that ensures an internal level of checks and balances and provides you and deserved level of confidence.


Vendor Negotiations
We can assist in the planning, expansion, developing and purchasing of new equipment, centers, drugs etc. Understanding regional and national data allows you to leverage what is optimal for you and your facility. From service contracts to capital purchases. Ensure you have a partner that understands all aspects.
Data Review and Strategy Build
Providers, practices, and physicians often want to know where they stand and how they compare with regards to:
  • Financials
  • Salaries
  • Costs
  • Spending
  • Volumes
  • Staffing

  • We use your data from the various systems to create a relational roadmap for what you are looking for. This data is then applied to variable adjusted models to test impacts and outcomes based on your predictions and specified parameters.
    Specialty Pharmacy Set up
    It sounds like a great revenue stream. Much more is needed, both experience and expertise. There are many requirements that must be taken into consideration before moving forward. Our team can assist in this process. Others are looking at infusion center start ups and infusions specialty pharmacies. Consideration for:
  • 503B
  • USP 797 Guidelines
  • And ASHP rules must be thoroughly understood
  • Revenue Integrity & Optimization
    Our expert technology enabled team will work with you and your existing RI program or assist you in developing one.
    Areas of focus:
    Point of service collections
    Workflow analysis
    Compliance
    Narrow gap between clinical coding and revenue cycle / CBO Coding productive performance- not just adding FTEs

    There are numerous indicators that should be reviewed from the data and actionable/relational items created from:
    DNFB- track, prioritize, and clear queue
    Denials
    Avoidable write offs
    Underpayment recovery
    Patient volume leakage
    Halo revenue streams
    Operations
    Advisory, Accountability, and Strategic Board Development
    Financial Responsibility Mapping
    Service and Software Contract Negotiation
    Market Assessment and Referral Pattern Identification
    Financial Operations Monitoring Down to GL Account Oversight
    Advance Payer Relations and Contract Negotiations
    Technology enabled Authorization Strategies
    End to End RCM Management, Oversight, and Operation
    Resource Utilization Costing and Reporting
    Advance Quality Management and Accreditation Program Assistance
    Radiation Oncology
  • Risk Assessment Audits
  • Billing, Coding Compliance Services
  • Prior Authorization
  • Purchasing
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Employment Models
  • Value Based Care
  • RO APM
  • Patient Benefits And Financial Navigation
    We specialize in creating a lockdown benefits and financial navigation team.

    Whether starting from scratch:
  • Hiring
  • Training
  • Policies and Procedures
  • Tracking
  • Patient Communication Templates


  • or simply maximizing what staff you have:
  • Effective Software Utilization Review
  • Ongoing Education Portal


  • We ensure that there is standardization in this role and that it is properly defined. We understand the significance of this role and the impact that it has on the patient care path as well as the providers financial viability. Our team members have served in these roles and developed these programs for over 5 years.

    We even have the ability to supplement your current staff in this role with ours so they can learn in process with use case scenarios that are unique to them and their patient population.
    Partners
    Our team of experts can assist you in effective utilization of these roles. These roles should not be viewed as a cost center but a revenue stream. Understanding the importance and impact these roles have on patient care as well financial viability is something our focus and what we assist you in articulating with stakeholders.

    Who we provide services and expertise for:
    Vendors, payers, providers, networks, ancillary staff, physicians and more.
    Specialty Topic Consulting
    Remote/Onsite E&M Reviews
    Audits based on the 2021 E/M Documentation rules (99202-99215)
    Other Outpatient visits and based on the 1995/1997 Documentation Guidelines
    ICD-10 Documentation Reviews for Risk (combination and laterality)
    Surgical- Professional Coding and Documentation Improvement
    Orthopedics- Professional Coding and Documentation Improvement
    GI- Professional Coding and Documentation Improvement
    ICD-10 Sequencing (Oncology)
    Risk Adjustment
    HCC Coding
    Auditing
    Outpatient CDI