Welcome to HealthTechS3

HealthTechS3 is a 45 year old, award-winning healthcare consulting and strategic hospital services firm based in Brentwood, Tennessee with clients across the United States. We are dedicated to the goal of improving performance, achieving compliance, reducing costs and ultimately improving patient care. Leveraging consultants with deep healthcare industry experience, HealthTechS3 provides actionable insights and guidance that supports informed decision making and drives efficiency in operational performance.

Our consultants are former hospital leaders and executives so we know exactly how to deliver solutions with positive, measurable impact.

Professional Resources

  • September 2018: LTC Newsletter

    Is your facility prepared for a disaster? September is National Preparedness Month and according to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), it is a time to encourage and remind everyone to be prepared for disasters and emergencies.

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  • September 2018: Compliance Newsletter

    On August 27, 2018, the Office of Inspector General published a request for information seeking input on current provisions that may be acting as barriers to coordinated care or value-based care.

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  • August 2018: LTC Newsletter

    The Final Rule published on May 18, 2016, Nondiscrimination in Health Programs and Activities, implements Section 1557 of the Affordable Care Act (ACA).1

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  • August 2018: Compliance Newsletter

    The 340b program allows certain providers to receive manufacture discounts on covered out-patient drugs. These drugs can then be provided to eligible patients.

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  • July 2018: Compliance Newsletter

    The use of an Advanced Beneficiary Notice (ABN) remains a source of confusion for many providers. As such, there are still facilities that do not have processes in place to ensure the use of ABN’s. In some cases, ABN’s are not issued at all, or blanket ABN’s are provided for all services; which is a practice that is illegal.

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  • June 2018: Compliance Newsletter

    On June 1, the Office of Inspector General (OIG) released its semiannual report to congress. The report covers a six-month period, October 2017 – March 2018. The report highlights accomplishments, participation in Congressional hearings and updates related to oversight activities.

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  • June 2018: LTC Newsletter

    Twenty-nine states have legalized marijuana for medical use and nine states have legalized marijuana for recreational use for those individuals 21 years of age or older.1 These changes have led many industries to remove marijuana from their drug screens citing concerns over staffing if workers who test positive are fired.2 Will healthcare facilities continue to drug test employees in states where marijuana has been legalized?

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  • May 2018 C4 Newsletter

    Do you believe that you are prepared and ready each day to receive the message that surveyors are at your front door or is survey readiness one of the things that cause you sleepless nights?

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  • April 2018: Compliance Newsletter

    The development and implementation of physician contracts can be extremely complicated. When developing these contracts, the Stark Laws and Anti-kickback statutes have to be taken into consideration. The Stark Law was enacted almost 30 years ago and was developed to remove financial motivations for physicians to order unnecessary testing, and to control overall health care costs.

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  • April 2018: Clinical Connection

    It is a known fact that the best teams achieve greater results and do better than others. In a recent two-year study of 200 teams completed by Google, they tried to identify what motivates the most effective teams and what the character traits and skills are that make up these teams.

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