Meet Your Expert
Kim is an independent coding and reimbursement consultant, providing audit, training and oversight of coding and reimbursement functions for physicians. Kim completed three years of pre-medical education at the University of Alabama before she decided that she preferred the business side of medicine.
She completed a Bachelor’s degree in Health Care Management and went on to obtain certification through the American Academy of Professional Coders and the American Health Information Management Association.
Recognizing the important position of compliance in today’s world, she has also obtained certification as a Certified Healthcare Compliance Consultant and a Certified Healthcare Audit Professional. Kim is also an AHIMA-approved ICD-10-CM trainer and has recently earned a Master of Jurisprudence in Health Law.
For over twenty-five years, Kim has worked with providers in virtually all specialties, from General Surgery to Obstetrics/Gynecology to Oncology to Internal Medicine and beyond. She has spoken at the national conference for numerous organizations.
Training Sessions by Kim Huey
Medicare has made it easier for you to get paid for treating your sickest chronically ill patients. In some cases, they have even increased the amount you can be paid for the added time and effort required to care for them. The Catch: Medicare chronic care management billing (including transitional care management) is complicated —especially the tricky bundling and diagnoses […]Learn More
You are risking 50% (or more) of the reimbursement your practice deserves. The cause is this year’s new Evaluation and Management (E/M) coding changes. 2021 e/m coding changes These new rules, that went into effect January 1, 2021, change many of the core E/M coding principals you’ve been using for years. You are probably only now starting to receive the […]Learn More
The 2021 evaluation and management (E/M) guidelines just implemented have changed AGAIN. These recent 2021 E/M guideline updates affect multiple aspects of how you code for your office visits. Get them wrong, and you could easily end up miscoding your claims. If you code too high, you’ll be targeted for an audit and could end up paying massive violation penalties. […]Learn More
Incorrectly utilizing modifiers on your claims will have serious consequences. Not only will you miss out on reimbursements that you are entitled to, but you can also be targeted for an audit and be left to pay significant violation penalties – this is true of both E/M and surgical modifiers. This year the massive 2021 E/M coding changes and CMS’ […]Learn More