HIM Consulting Firms, TrustHCS and Legacy Coding, Merge
SPRINGFIELD, Mo., Aug. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — TrustHCS(SM), a health information management, coding, compliance, and revenue cycle consultancy firm for healthcare providers, proudly announces a merger with Legacy Coding, LLC., a boutique clinical coding and auditing firm headquartered in Poncha Springs, Colorado. Together the two companies offer a profusion of talented subject matter experts for coding, auditing, clinical documentation improvement (CDI) and revenue cycle integrity across all fifty states. The announcement was made by Torrey Barnhouse, President, TrustHCS.
“With a long-standing reputation for solid relationships and impeccable service, Legacy Coding’s culture, customer focus and ethics were a perfect fit for TrustHCS,” mentions Barnhouse. “The companies are synergistically on the same path and our union guarantees solid growth precisely when healthcare providers need us most,” mentions Kelli Fosick, COO, Legacy Coding.
All Legacy Coding employees will transition to TrustHCS over the coming weeks, each bringing with them AHIMA ICD-10 Trainer Certification and twenty years of health information management (HIM) experience on average. Legacy’s very talented staff is an excellent addition to TrustHCS’s existing team of coding, CDI and revenue cycle professionals. Fosick will remain involved to assure that Legacy clients and employees experience a smooth changeover.
“Legacy Coding customers can expect to receive the same high level of coding and auditing service quality and integrity from TrustHCS, but with an expanded breadth and depth of services,” concludes Fosick. TrustHCS’s technology expertise was another key decision factor in Legacy Coding’s decision.
- Remote outsourced coding
- Inpatient and outpatient code auditing
- Onsite coding education
- CDI auditing and program development
- ICD-10 education, training and coding resources
- Revenue cycle integrity assessment and improvement
TrustHCS is a health information management (HIM) services and revenue cycle consultancy firm for healthcare providers. TrustHCS effectively manages and protects the revenue integrity of health providers through affordable, on-demand remote coding, coding compliance, audit, cancer registry and educational services. TrustHCS is an early adopter of learning partnerships for ICD-10 and offers a unique, cost-effective set of educational modalities for hospitals, clinics and physician practices nationwide, TrustHCS ensures correct clinical coding, delivers effective coding compliance programs, conducts audits and supports cancer registries. For more information, visit www.trusthcs.com.
Beth Friedman, BSHA, RHIT
Friedman Marketing Group