Leonta Williams
RHIA, CCS, CCDS, CPC, CPCO, CRC, CEMC, CHONC

Director of Coding

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

  • appeal letter template

    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 […]

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  • 2021 e/m coding changes

    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 […]

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  • time-based coding guidelines 2021

    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 […]

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  • The office visit coding rules you’ve used for the last 20 years will change on Jan. 1st – and your reimbursement for these essential services is at significant risk. Your failure to accurately adopt the new Evaluation and Management (E/M) office visit coding rules for 99201-99215 by the deadline will cause your payments for these services to come to a […]

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