Tracy Bird
FACMPE, CPC, CPMA, CEMC, CPC-I

President, Medical Practice Advisors

Meet Your Expert

Tracy has over 40 years of experience in various specialties in the areas of practice management, billing and coding, including training, communications, and policy and procedure development.

She is an ACMPE Fellow with MGMA, a Certified Professional Coder (CPC), a Certified Professional Medical Auditor (CMPA), a Certified Evaluation and Management Auditor (CEMC) a Certified Professional Medical Coding Curriculum instructor (CPC-I), and an AAPC Fellow. Tracy is co-founder and past president of the NE Kansas Chapter of AAPC, a past president of MGMA-GKC and is currently serving as the Chair of the Certification Commission for National MGMA.


Training Sessions by Tracy Bird

  • Front desk skills

    Even simple front desk mistakes can result in serious financial and legal disasters for your practice. Poor front desk performance can have very serious consequences for your office, such as plummeting patient retention, reduced new patient volume, HIPAA privacy violations, and penalties, increase accounts receivable, and seriously reduced cash flow, just to name a few. But you can do something […]

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  • front desk hipaa violations
    Jun 8, 2022 - 1:00 ET

    HIPAA audits are on the rise. You’ll probably be surprised to learn that patient complaints are the number one driver behind being chosen for a HIPAA audit. And the people that most interact with your patients other than your providers are at your front desk. And the most common front desk HIPAA violations are usually for reasons you’d never think […]

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  • patient collections

    The likelihood your patients will pay you what they owe SIGNIFICANTLY DECREASES once they walk out your door. So, it makes sense that your front desk should be your first line of defense against uncollectable accounts receivable. Getting patients to pay what they owe sounds easy enough, right? Just ask them to pay before they leave. Well, it’s just not […]

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  • improve patient satisfaction

    Your front desk is the main reason patients leave your practice. Believe it or not, 96% of patients in a 35,000-patient study revealed that their primary frustration about their physician practice was related to poor customer service. Your reception staff are the face and personality of your practice. Without the proper skills, it’s only a matter of time before a […]

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