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 Garner Huey
You deserve to be paid more for the post-discharge and chronic care services you provide. But unless you know how, you ARE losing money – which is the case for most practices. Over the past few years, new codes and reduced compliance guidelines have made getting paid for both transitional and chronic care easier, but […]Learn More
You can get paid even more for your sickest patients – basically reimbursing you closer to what you deserve for the added care you provide for them. But there is a catch… …you must know how to correctly apply Chronic Care Management (CCM) codes (including their new code for 2019). On your own, this is […]Learn More
Even though your providers actually document patient care, they rely on you to identify lapses in their documentation and to get them corrected BEFORE the claim is submitted for payment and denied. Medicare reports that they incorrectly paid $5.5 BILLION in Part B claims due to problems with documentation. And because Medicare believes that the […]Learn More
IMPORTANT: If you think that just knowing where your physician is when your NPP performs a service is enough to comply with Medicare supervision rules THINK AGAIN. This is only one SMALL piece of complying with these complex regulations required to get paid at the higher physician rate. Complying with Non-Physician Practitioners (NPPs) incident-to billing […]Learn More