Services

clinical assessment

QAPI ASSESSMENT

CMS announced in April 2013 that, going forward, all Conditions of Participation (“CoP”) surveys will be handled by Health Management Solutions (“HMS”), under federal contract with CMS, rather than the state DPH surveyors who had previously surveyed ...

 
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financial assessment

FINANCIAL ASSESSMENT

Guidry & East creates a Financial Impact Statement for the Transplant Center, measuring cost and net revenue streams for the latest fiscal year-end. The impact statement includes medical and surgical encounters related to donors and ...

 
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operational assessment

OPERATIONAL ASSESSMENT

Organizations engage Guidry & East to conduct Transplant Center Operational Assessments for a number of reasons. Transplant Center Operational Assessments are customized to the unique needs of each Transplant Center. The methodology ...

 
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 medicare cost reports

MEDICARE COST REPORT

Guidry & East reviews Medicare Organ Acquisition Cost Reports prior to filing with the Fiscal Intermediary. This can prevent embarrassing and unexpected audit adjustments, which can materially affect net income and/or cash flow projections.

 
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feasibility studies

FEASIBILITY STUDY

Guidry & East is often called to assist hospitals in determining the "feasibility" of starting or expanding a transplant program. The following paragraphs reflect a sample of the typical information and data we gather before submitting the results of our ...

 
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CMS-SIA projects

CMS – SIA PROJECTS

A transplant program may request that CMS consider mitigating factors in the initial approval and re-approval of a transplant program that does not meet one or more Conditions of Participation. The regulation describes three general areas that will ...

 
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medical staffing

STAFFING AND INTERIM MANAGEMENT

Guidry & East has provided Healthcare Recruitment Services to hospitals and healthcare organizations for mid-management and senior level executives since 1983. Our clients include investor-owned, not-for-profit and church-affiliated hospitals, ...

 
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quarterly consulting

QUARTERLY CONSULTING RETAINER

The Transplant Retainer service provides affordable ongoing support for the client's transplant program operations, reimbursement and compliance questions. The retainer service provides the answers to client hospitals when they need it on an ...

 
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hla lab

HLA LAB

An Operational Assessment of the Histocompatibility Laboratory (“HLA”) includes the examination of the administrative reporting structure, staffing, accounting for Director’s compensation, compliance, patient registration, equipment, allocated space, ...

 
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organ procurement

MECHANICAL CIRCULATORY SUPPORT (MCS) PROGRAM PRODUCTS

In today’s world – for many programs – your Ventricular Assist Device (VAD) Program patients are your pre-transplant patients. The new allocation system implemented in October 2018 has resulted in more Mechanical Circulatory Support (MCS) patients receiving transplants.

 
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