“VARIS was chosen as the vendor to perform these crucial services based on their large market presence, established relationships with contracted providers, Northern California location, positive references, and their ability to validate both DRGs and APCs.”

The Varis Advantage

The VARIS Advantage

Coding validation and complex medical record review pose unique challenges for payers.  The need for a focused and highly experienced vendor is essential for a successful recovery program resulting in hard dollar finds.  The key factors that differentiate VARIS from other review organizations are:

  • Minimal Impact on Staff
    Our process was designed to have a minimal impact on your internal staffing model in order to let you keep to the tasks at hand.
  • Significant Experience with Multiple Payers
    VARIS works with health plans with a wide variety of payment arrangements.
  • Mirror Your Payment Environment
    Audits are conducted in accordance with client policies and payment methodology application, including provider contract provisions.
  • Experience with All Hospitals
    Reviews conducted in over 99% inpatient/outpatient facilities nationwide.
  • Uniquely Qualified Professional Staff
    All of our U.S. based coding professionals maintain current certification by the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) and/or American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC), and are employees of VARIS.

VARIS is able to work along side internal teams or as second pass to find additional recoveries that may have been previously overlooked.

Hard Dollar Recoveries Back to the Payer’s Bottom Line.