Expert 362403 - CA(N)


Expertise Description

R.H.I.A., C.C.S., C.C.D.S. – Consulting expert with more than 15 years experience in the field of Healthcare Management. Expertise includes guidance and dissemination of educational information relating to management analysis; compliance of quality healthcare clinical data; coding; billing to health information professionals; and other related fields. Additional experience involves providers and payers in relation to comprehensive reliable coded healthcare data; clinical data based on coding principles; clinical documentation; and Case Mix Index and reimbursement. Prior expert witness experience. Consultations and deposition.

Areas of Expertise


Consulting Experience

  • Development of an internal auditing team and process within acute care of hospitals
  • Development and implementation of a coding educational program
  • Negotiation and implementation of contracts for hospitals in regard to coding compliance software for coding improvement, accuracy, and revenue


Professional Experiences

  • California Health Information Association
  • Healthcare Compliance Association
  • Payment Error Prevention Program
  • Healthcare Financial Management Association


Education

DegreeSubjectInstitution
B.S.ManagementCalifornia Coast University
A.A.Ohnlone College

Licenses Certifications

Association Clinical Documentation Improvement Specialist
Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA)
Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT)
Certified Clinical Documentation Specialist (CCDS)
Certified ICD-10-CM/PCS Trainer

Awards & Affiliation

HFMA N. California
Author of Year
AHIMA Triumph Award
California Health Information Association (CHIA)
Literary Award

Partial List of Consulting Expert Witness Cases



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