David Vaughn
JD, CPC

Healthcare Attorney, Vaughn & Assoc., L.L.C.

Meet Your Expert

David is one of a limited number of healthcare attorneys in the United States who is also a Certified Professional Coder®, certified by the American Academy of Professional Coders® (“AAPC®”).

David has served on the Legal Advisory Board of the AAPC and has written several coding and compliance books and manuals. He is also a national speaker on the legal implications of billing and coding. He also has a national healthcare law practice, and has represented over 2,000 physicians in approximately 40 states in over 10 physician disciplines. His practice consists of representing providers in federal and state prosecutions, qui tam cases, and Medicare and third-party payer audits. He also conducts audits and provides education to providers.

He graduated from Mississippi College with Special Distinction (Magna Cum Laude) in 1974, graduated from LSU Law School in 1977, and has been a certified coder since 1999.


Training Sessions by David Vaughn

  • No surprises act 2022 changes

    Billing mistakes will cost you so much more than just lost revenue. You can be accused of violating the No Surprises Act, and if found guilty your practice will be in serious legal hot water. Billing your self-pay patients compliantly, knowing when you need to send a Good Faith Estimate, and learning the ins and outs of billing out-of-network patients […]

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  • Effective Jan 1st, you are required to be in compliance with the No Surprises Act, or risk being audited and hit with significant federal penalties. The No Surprises Act seriously changes how you balance bill commercial insurance patients, and how you bill out-of-network and uninsured patients. The Act also includes an audit procedure for federal oversight, which means they are […]

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