Seacrest Resource Center
We specialize in helping health care organizations like yours to achieve and maintain accreditation.
We work with Behavioral Healthcare organizations that are seeking to open a facility, become accredited by either The Joint Commission or CARF, and maintain regulatory compliance from The Joint Commission or CARF, CMS, Medicaid and other federal and state regulatory agencies.
If you are a psychiatric hospital, community mental health center, substance abuse or mental residential, PHP, or outpatient program or an opioid addiction treatment program seeking the benefits of national health care accreditation, then you have come to the right place! We specialize in helping health care organizations like yours to achieve and maintain accreditation. Unlike other consultants, we don’t just come in, tell you what to do, and then leave. Our highly trained and dedicated team will work directly with you and your employees through the entire accreditation process, from start to finish and beyond providing you with the tools to carry on long after we have left.
The accreditation process can be difficult if navigated alone; however, with our professional guidance and experience, all of our clients have become and maintained being accredited!
Our comprehensive services include preparation for licensure, accreditation, and CMS Certification. Our staff has over 100 years of combined experience working with CMS review and appeals for Psychiatric Hospitals and CMHC’s . Other services that we provide include The Joint Commission mock surveys, utilization review and quality assurance, medical records management, recoupment of revenue, nursing home litigation support, risk management, grant writing, and The Joint Commission 12-month Periodic Self-Assessment.
Our team has extensive expertise in all Behavioral Healthcare includes all aspects of initial Medicare, state licensure application, Joint Commission applications and onsite surveys including application submission, development of all Policy and Procedures, in-services, liaison with regulatory agencies, appeals, hearings and denials. We are currently involved in all aspects of appeals with 90% success in recoupment of denied claims handled with CMS Hearing Officers. We have extensive experience in all Clinical aspects of CMHC Programs. We also pride ourselves with our expertise in dealing with Medicare Fiscal Intermediaries, chart audits, clinical analysis and all aspects of Program Development in having clinical records that are reimbursable. Our team currently oversee multiple CMHCs for Quality Assurance, Joint Commission, AHCA and Medicare compliance.
Seacrest Resource Services
At Seacrest Resource, we offer a full range of one-stop consulting services designed to help Behavioral Health Care Organizations achieve accreditation, electronically chart clients, maintain compliance and measure outcomes. We specialize in Behavioral Healthcare.
Our services include:
Electronic Medical Record (EMR). Seacrest Resource offers is the implementation to Behavioral Health Providers of Electronic Medical Record or (EMR) keeping. Electronic Medical Record (EMR) a digital version of a paper chart in a clinician’s office, treatment center or psychiatric hospital.
New Facility Start-up. Are you thinking of opening a new Behavioral Healthcare Facility? With our one stop shopping with a turnkey approach we can have open and licensed within 60 days.
Preparation for Licensure and Accreditation Survey. Existing program policies and procedures are reviewed for compliance with application regulations and standards.
Credentialing & Privileging: Conduct Primary Source Verification for all employees and Licensed Independent Practitioners and conduct Peer Review Quality Assurance Monitoring for privileged staff.
Outcome Measures. Outcome Measures embody meaningful, real life outcomes for people who are striving to attain and sustain recovery; build resilience; and work, learn, live, and participate fully in their local communities.
Utilization Review & Quality Assurance. Medicare and Medicaid clinical chart audits and case reviews are conducted to ensure compliance with accrediting and payor guidelines and standards.
Continuous Survey Readiness. Are you ready for an unannounced survey? We don’t just come in, tell you what to do, then leave. We will hold your hand and go the distance so that you are continuously ready for a The Joint Commission survey. The Continuous Survey Readiness (CSR) Program helps health care organizations focus on improvement while maintaining a state of readiness for a The Joint Commission survey.
Policy Development. Policies and Procedures are drafted so as to be consistent with a program’s staff structure and service delivery format.
Medical Records Management. Implementation and management of medical records unit.
Recoupment of Revenue. Medicare and Medicaid corrective action plans with appeals and fair hearings for recoupment of lost revenues.
The Joint Commission Periodic Performance Review & Evidence of Standards Compliance Report. Assistance in the completion and development of The Joint Commission Periodic Performance Review & Evidence of Standards Compliance Report.
Over the past eighteen years, Seacrest Resource has assisted a wide range of Behavioral Healthcare clients throughout the U.S. achieve successful outcomes on their The Joint Commission Surveys and initial accreditation. We have taken brand new facilities from a startup to licensure and accreditation within a four-month window making them highly profitable from the moment they have opened their door to admit the first client.