Office Information

  • Senior Compliance and Coding Advisor
Kathy has a wealth of experience in compliance and healthcare administration. She served as a member of a Deferred Prosecution Federal Monitor Team for a medical device company.

Biography – View PDF Bio

Associations

Education & Honors

  • Northern Illinois University, B.A., English, 1981
  • Healthcare Compliance Certification, Health Care Compliance Association
  • Certified Medical Compliance Specialist- Physician, Medical Compliance Training
  • Certified Interventional Radiology Cardiovascular Coder, American Academy of Professional Coders
  • Certified Professional Coder, American Academy of Professional Coders
  • Certified Advanced Coding Specialist- Cardiology, Board of Medical Specialty Coding

Experience

  • Compliance and Healthcare Administration Experience
  • Currently serves as the HIPAA Privacy Officer for a state agency.
  • Has extensive experience with reimbursement-related matters, including, but not limited to, those related to federal healthcare policies.
  • Provides clients with compliance program implementation and development plans and strategies.
  • Served as a member of the Internal Monitor Team for an academic institution that experienced a HIPAA breach.
  • Served as a member of a Deferred Prosecution Federal Monitor Team for a medical device company.
  • Oversaw the Compliance Program for a large physician practice.
  • Managed all aspects of the office billing processes for a physician office.
  • Served as the Compliance and Privacy Officer for a large trauma hospital in the mid-south.
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Publications

  • Co-Presenter, "Topics in Reimbursement: Coding, Coverage and Payment," ZeroTo510k, June 1, 2015.

*Non-attorney healthcare policy advisor.