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Benefit from a full-service hospital accounting and consulting team

The healthcare industry is being radically challenged. From the traditional patient visit to financial performance and the ways we work, healthcare organizations need to uncover new value and continue to be on the cutting edge of innovation to emerge stronger. 

BerryDunn provides best practices for hospitals and health systems and seeks every opportunity to help clients optimize operations. We engage closely with each hospital we serve, pairing our finance, tax, technology, revenue cycle, credentialing, compliance, and healthcare analytics consultants with key client stakeholders to identify and address organizational challenges and implement solutions.

Accounting and consulting services

Our hospital consulting team offers a full range of services to help you strengthen your operations.

Audit services

We offer a wide range of audit services to meet the specific needs of hospital and health system clients. We focus on building strong partnerships that stand the test of time, helping clients minimize risk and maximize opportunities. 

Reimbursement consulting

We collaborate with you to perform thorough reimbursement diagnostics, leading to refinement of your operational initiatives. Our efforts help to establish clear, foundational reimbursement strategies that help ensure clarity and consistency—and lead to sustained financial improvement.   

Reimbursement modeling

We offer reimbursement model templates and assistance to help you accurately gauge your payer settlements throughout the fiscal year.
Cost reporting and audit support

We tailor our approach to meet your needs and have a deep understanding of the laws and regulations that apply to hospitals.
Graduate medical education reporting
We can assist you with reporting allowable FTEs for your interns and residents, including IRIS application preparation for submission with your cost report filing.
Wage index & occupational mix surveys and audit support
We can prepare your wage index and occupational mix surveys with a comprehensive evaluation and data capture reporting process.
Interim assistance
Our team of experts has the requisite knowledge you are looking for, giving you time to locate the perfect permanent candidate or meet other reporting needs.
Reimbursement education and mentoring
We help your finance leaders effectively perform their responsibilities and communicate the financial implications of regulatory changes impacting your reimbursement.
Medicare and Medicaid DSH program audits and survey preparation
Our team at BerryDunn offers comprehensive consulting and audit services for hospitals participating in Medicare and Medicaid DSH programs.
Feasibility studies, budget development, and financial planning advisory services
We offer comprehensive financial planning advisory services to help you make informed decisions and determine the feasibility of potential projects.
Service line analysis
Our experts use cost reports and benchmarking tools to uncover opportunities for cost reduction and provide insights into service line profitability.

Outsourced accounting

Whether you need extra help in your office during peak times or interim leadership support during periods of transition, we can help you. We offer the expertise of a fully staffed accounting department for short-term assignments or long-term engagements―so you can focus on your business.   

Back-office services
We provide full-service, back-office support including A/P, A/R, financial reporting, and reconciliations.
Controller services
We provide interim and support services to management for monthly financial reporting, team development, audit preparation, and project accomplishment.
Interim assistance
When you don’t have the resources to manage daily accounting tasks or project deadlines, our team can serve as an extension of your internal team.
Accounting software consulting and conversion
Whether you have a major software implementation or just need some fine tuning, our team will guide you through the process to streamline and simplify your accounting and reporting.

Revenue cycle consulting

Our revenue cycle experts take a holistic view of your revenue cycle management operations, helping you optimize your reimbursement and maintain compliance.

Revenue cycle assessments
We objectively review your existing people, processes, and technology and develop actionable strategies for short- and long-term performance improvement.
Payer analysis
Our payer analysis experts can help you understand if payers are fulfilling their contracts, and help you negotiate optimal contracts.
Chargemaster and pricing support
We conduct comprehensive chargemaster (CDM) and pricing reviews of CDM, fee schedules, pharmacy, and supplies using proprietary modeling to create sustainable pricing.
Accounts receivable evaluation
Our AR analytical team will review your AR and its performance to quantify opportunities and help establish plans for accurate and increased cash yield.
Revenue cycle implementation and optimization support
Our team will help you build and implement efficient processes to leverage technology to adopt best known methods and achieve industry leading results.
Patient access transformation
Our patient access leaders support patient access optimization, centralization, and transformation to improve the patient experience and revenue cycle performance.
Revenue cycle interim leadership
Our seasoned industry experts support all revenue cycle functions and positions, partnering with your leadership and staff to transform and improve your revenue cycle.

Healthcare compliance consulting

The healthcare regulatory environment is complex and ever-evolving. Our experienced healthcare compliance professionals incorporate deep hands-on knowledge with industry best practices to help you ensure your operation is compliant and efficient. 

Revenue integrity services
Our experienced team can help you take measures to avoid overpayments, while maximizing reimbursement for the care they provide.
HIPAA and HITECH compliance consulting
We can lead, assist, and independently perform compliance risk assessments, HIM evaluations, penetration testing, security assessments, and policy analysis and development.
Healthcare compliance programs
Our healthcare compliance consultants work with organizational leadership to perform an independent assessment with actionable recommendations.

Healthcare IT consulting

Our experienced team of health IT consultants has over 20 years of experience and has helped hundreds of organizations navigate the process. From assessing your needs and setting strategy to mitigating risk, implementing a system, and managing change, we’ll help you every step of the way, guided by proven methodologies and practical experience. 

EHR consulting
Our team can help you assess your needs, evaluate and select an EHR system, negotiate a contract, and provide implementation support and project management.
Healthcare digital transformation
We can help you create a strategic technology plan along with guidance for implementation and project management support.
Healthcare risk management
We can help you develop and operationalize a comprehensive Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) strategy that aids in identifying and managing your biggest threats and risks.

Healthcare analytics

We combine a deep understanding of the healthcare marketplace with analytical programming and system design skills to maximize the value of healthcare data for decision-makers. Working from clear project objectives, we develop recommendations that address the unique nature of each client’s business.

Payer analysis
We conduct payer analyses to help you improve clinical and financial outcomes, reduce costs, and optimize your operations.
ACO performance assessment
We help ACOs assess their performance so they know where and how to improve, can prove their value, and negotiate stronger contracts.
ACO contract review
Our team provides the experience necessary to successfully negotiate contracts with payers to protect your organization’s interests.

Tax compliance

BerryDunn brings a deeply experienced, multidisciplinary team and extensive resources to each client’s unique tax situation, and works closely to develop comprehensive, coordinated strategies to help ensure tax compliance, limit exposure, and optimize performance. 

Our dedicated team of nonprofit tax experts is here to help tax-exempt organizations gain control over a variety of tax issues.   

501(r) compliance
We work with tax-exempt hospitals in a mock audit setting to help ensure compliance with 501(r) regulations.
Mock IRS examinations
We help you prepare for IRS examinations with thorough mock audits that identify weaknesses.
990 preparation and review
We don’t just “check the box” when it comes to filing your form 990. We partner with you in using it as a strategic tool.
Unrelated Business Income (UBI) tax
We help you navigate the rules that distinguish tax-exempt revenue from UBI and help ensure that your reporting is accurate.

Unlock the power of
data-driven decision-making

Stay on top of industry trends and performance. Our hospital benchmarking portal provides you with access to a vast repository of the most recent quarterly cost report data from the Centers for Medicaid and Medicaid Services (CMS). You can customize your experience to align comparisons with your specific needs and access key insights to inform your decision-making process. 

Visit our benchmarking portal


"I couldn't be happier with BerryDunn's performance and advocacy on our behalf during our EHR project. I'm grateful we have partnered with BerryDunn. This effort wouldn't be nearly as successful if we were trying to shoulder it ourselves."
Kent LaCriox
Chief Information and Ancillary Officer
Schoolcraft Memorial Hospital

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