Meet Your Expert
Leonta (Lee) Williams is currently the Director of Coding at a large physician organization in the southeast. Lee has over 15 years of experience working in both the outpatient and inpatient setting. Some of her professional roles have included coder, auditor, practice manager, educator, and trainer.
Lee has presented at national healthcare conferences, private healthcare training organizations, and has frequently contributed articles to healthcare publications. She currently serves on a number of Boards including Georgia Health Information Management Association (GHIMA) and the American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC). Lee has a B.S. in Health Information Management and an MBA with concentration in Healthcare Administration.
Training Sessions by Leonta Williams
Payers want you to believe that the time and effort it takes you to appeal your denied claims is barely worth it. Sure, you’ll get some of the claims overturned, but the hoops they make you jump through are exhausting. appeal letter template The truth is that you can recover significantly more revenue from your denied claims with a few […]Learn More
Be warned. This year’s massive E/M coding changes could easily be costing you thousands — unless you have a solid handle on time-based coding criteria and when to apply it.time-based coding guidelines 2021. Although it’s now easier to use time to determine the level of your E/M services (99202-05; 99212-15), it’s also easier to make mistakes that cut into your […]Learn More
Accurately determining history vs. active conditions can be a challenge for even the most seasoned coder. The issue is that for coders and providers the word history means something very different, which can spell disaster for your reimbursement unless you do something about it… Coding expert, Leonta (Lee) Williams, RHIT, CCS, CCDS, CPC, CPCO, CEMC, CHONC, CRC, AAPC Fellow, can help. […]Learn More
You are not alone if Medicare’s new ID system has created patient confusion and a slowdown in your payments. Many patients don’t know their new 11-character alpha numeric Medicare Beneficiary Identifier (MBI) and are anxiously looking to you to help. The problem is there hasn’t been an easy way to get the information you need. Until now… Medicare’s new online MBI Look […]Learn More