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 2023 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 could be in serious legal hot water. Learning the ins and outs of billing out-of-network patients - including mastering the new IDR (Independent Dispute Resolution) rules for denied out-of-network claims, billing your […]

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  • Out of network billing laws
    Mar 1, 2023 - 1:00 ET

    Your failure to adhere to the recently changed out of network billing laws and uninsured patient rules will result in your inability to get paid and leave you exposed to pay significant government penalties. These recently implemented government regulations are related to the No Surprises Act and affect how you document, bill, and appeal your out of network and uninsured […]

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