In another move, today Carns announced that he has appointed Patrick Lukacs, CPA, CHBME
, to the position of Senior Vice President of Operations.
Rick Kleehammer, CHBME
Vice President of Operations, Innovative Healthcare Systems, Inc.
Vice President/President Elect: Don Rodden, CHBME
, HealthPro Medical Billing, Inc.
The Closing Keynote address on Tuesday, April 5, "Surviving & Thriving in a Changing Healthcare Environment" features HBMA Past President and Charter Member David Jakielo, CHBME
Sales and marketing consultant, Dave Jakielo, CHBME
and President of Seminars & Consulting, will cover "the 4 P's" in sales and marketing as well as web services and social networking.
In the first of these, Holly Louie, RN, CHBME
, PSC and Karen Collier, Esquire will present a "Hot Topics in Compliance" session directed to experienced compliance professionals, which will explore real-life compliance scenarios from billing companies across the nation.
Under the direction of its President and Founder, Sara Nofziger, CHBME
, ABS provides billing and practice management services to physician practices and hospitals in the northwestern United States.
If providers and health plans are suddenly unable to 'talk' to one another via the new standards, the providers' claims will not be properly processed or paid by the health plans--creating serious cash flow and operational problems for physicians and other health care professionals," says Holly Louie RN, CHBME
, PCS, co-chair of the HBMA ICD-10 Committee, which developed the standards.
In testimony before the NCVHS Subcommittee on Standards, Holly Louie, CHBME
, Chair of HBMA's ICD-10/5010 Committee presented the association's views on "lessons learned" from the 5010 implementation and how those lessons can and should be applied to avoid problems with ICD-10 implementation.
To achieve CHBME
status, a member must complete 74 credit hours of continuing education.
Dave Nicholson, CHBME
, president and CEO of Baltimore-based medical billing and practice management company Professional Management, Inc.
Cindy Groux, CHBME
, Healthcare Practice Management, Inc.