Clinic business

Great Falls Clinic will outsource some business office services

The Great Falls Clinic announced Friday, September 2, 2022 that it is cutting 34 positions from its workforce.

A spokesperson said in a press release: “The Great Falls Clinic, along with other healthcare facilities across the country, has been significantly impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, economic uncertainty and shortages. record workforce in recent years.”

Effective October 15, 2022, Great Falls Clinic will outsource a portion of business office services to Coronis Health, which is based in Maryland. Coronis’ website states that it is a “global revenue cycle management company providing specialist solutions to healthcare practices and facilities”.

The 28 employees affected by the decision have been offered “alternative opportunities” at Great Falls Clinic, as well as opportunities with Coronis Health and/or other vendor partners, according to the press release.

Affected employees will receive severance pay based on years of service.

The other six positions are currently vacant.

The Great Falls Clinic says the changes will improve services “across clinics and hospital departments,” including billing, coding and pre-authorizations.