Meet Your Expert
Brenda has been involved in the healthcare arena for over 25 years with experience in chart audit, coding and billing, education, consulting, practice management and compliance. She has worked closely with practices, providers and residency programs to ensure documentation is compliant and accurate.
Brenda has written many articles for national publications including Healthcare Business Monthly, American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) and BC Advantage. Her humorous and engaging presentation style has made her a conference favorite at both national and regional conferences for AAPC as well as local chapter meetings across the country. Brenda is also an AAPC workshop and webinar presenter.
Brenda became a Certified Professional Coding Instructor (CPC-I) in 2001 and has assisted countless students obtain their coding credentials through the AAPC Professional Medical Coding Curriculum. She is also an AAPC ICD10-CM/PCS Training Expert.
She served on the AAPC Chapter Association Board of Directors from 2010-2014 and held office as Chair. She has been intimately involved in the development and continuation of the Hardship Scholarship Program for AAPC. Mentoring fellow members of AAPC is a passion for her. She is co-founder of the northeast Kansas (NEKAAPC) AAPC chapter and has served many offices.
Training Sessions by Brenda Edwards
Even one slight misstep when completing your CMS 1500 Claim Form can mean you don’t get paid. The CMS 1500 Claim Form is the key to clear communication between your practice and the Medicare carriers that pay you. Get it wrong, and the reimbursement you’re due gets held or rejected. But, if you know how to tackle the nuances of […]Learn More
If you are not a coder, you may not need to know how to code fluently, but without a base understanding, you could be losing thousands a day in reimbursements and never even know it. Every person in your practice that comes into contact with a patient MUST get a firm grip on at least the basics of coding. It’s […]Learn More