Sonal Patel, CPMA, CPC, CMC is the healthcare coding and compliance consultant at the law firm of Nexsen Pruet, LLC. She has over 10 years of experience in multi-specialty healthcare coding, auditing and compliance. She provides reimbursement investigations for Parts A and B providers. Ms. Patel delivers healthcare lawyers with strategies and analyses to overturn denials with private and government payers. She is a member of the AAPC Northbrook, Ill., local chapter, AMBA (American Medical Billing Association), PMI (Practice Management Institute), and NCMGMA (North Carolina Medical Group Management Association). Toni Elhoms, CCS, CRC, CPC, AHIMA-Approved ICD10-CM/PCS Trainer is a nationally known speaker and recognized subject matter expert on medical coding, reimbursement, and revenue cycle management. She is the Founder and CEO of Alpha Coding Experts, LLC. She holds multiple credentials with the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) and the American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC). With over a decade of industry experience, she has led and supported hospital systems, universities, physician practices, payers, government agencies, and other entities on coding, billing, and compliance initiatives. She is a frequent contributor to various media outlets, speaker, and regular guest on industry podcasts. She created the Alpha Coding Podcast series to share her industry Pro-Tips. She also leads and mentors a network of HIM professionals across the country and serves as the President of the Orlando, FL AAPC Chapter.
Sonal on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/sonapate/ Nexsen Pruet, LLC: https://www.nexsenpruet.com/
Toni on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/toni-elhoms-ccs-cpc-crc-ahima-approved-icd-cm-pcs-10a47445/
Alpha Coding Experts, LLC: https://www.alphacodingexperts.com/
Core-CDI: CDI Consulting: https://www.core-cdi.com/
Top Gun Audit School: http://www.topgunauditschool.com/
This podcast was edited and mixed by Brian Cui from MedicalCodingGeek.com