Medicare Geographic Classifications

The BESLER team can help your hospital determine if applying to the Medicare Geographic Classification Review Board (MGCRB) for reclassification may be beneficial.

We’ll help you take advantage of your hospital’s physical location versus your neighboring location so you can secure the best Wage Index Adjustment factor for DRGs.

Our healthcare reimbursement services can validate data and assist in modeling needed for your facility and other facilities in your Core-Based Statistical Area (CBSA).

Why Partner with BESLER?

  • BESLER has been on the forefront of wage index opportunities and crafting legislation and regulations that affect Wage Index.
  • Wage Index review and reclassification initiatives have generated millions of dollars in additional reimbursement for our clients; we can conduct a review prior to filing or post-filing.
  • Our team has decades of experience working on Wage Index with Medicare and State Cost Reports from the hospital side—we understand your challenges.
  • We even help file the application.
  • We’re prepared to respond on your behalf to potential inquiries from your MAC.
  • We will also work with your team to enhance their internal processes and skills.

Geographic reclassification can have a significant impact on your hospital’s reimbursement.

Let’s work together on your geographic reclassification (individually or with other facilities in your CBSA) to optimize your hospital’s Medicare reimbursement.

Contact BESLER to schedule a call.

Related Resources

Learn more in our Geographic Reclass 101 Webinar & Podcast!

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