Our Authors

CindyJones

Cindy Jones, CPC, CPMA, CPC-I

Cindy Jones is a coding instructor for Health Integrity, as well as a certified medical auditor assisting the medical review staff with integrity audits. Cindy is an avid cook and has an easy sense of humor. She brings this warmth to her classes and office environment, fostering a pleasant learning experience for her students and a smile to all that meet her.

Before joining Health Integrity, Cindy worked with several hospitals managing their quality measure collection process and oversaw several primary care practices. After spending more than 20 years in various aspects of the medical industry, she brings broad perspective and valuable experience to coding instruction and medical audits.

AndreaLewis

Andrea Lewis, MS

Andrea Lewis joined Health Integrity in 2014 and is currently a Project Director.  Andrea leads a team of project managers, statisticians, and data analysts. She has a Master’s degree in Biometry and Statistics from the University at Albany, New York.  With over 12 years of experience, Andrea has worked with the New York City and State Departments of Health as well as New York State Medicaid and in the field of electronic health record data.

Being a city girl at heart, the only thing that could take Andrea away from her New York roots was love.  Andrea moved to Maryland with her husband in 2014 and has been with Health Integrity since.  While she thoroughly enjoys identifying fraud, waste and abuse in Medicare, Andrea also loves going to the gym.  She has only been twice this year because her new fitness coach is also her baby girl that keeps her running all the time.

KevinMcCash

Kevin McCash, PhD.

Kevin McCash is a data analytics manager, an avid reader and trivia buff. Kevin enjoys friendly arguments, deep discussions and above all learning new things. Kevin joined Health Integrity in 2014 as a data analyst working on the development of national scale fraud detection algorithms and production data aggregation schemes.

Prior to joining Health Integrity, Kevin was a graduate student at the University of South Florida where he received his Ph.D. in Applied Physics. In his free time Kevin enjoys spending time outdoors with his son and watching his favorite television shows.

Welcome to Code Words

 

Welcome to Code Words. I’m Cindy Jones, CPC, CPMA, CPC-I, a Coding Specialist here at Health Integrity. Each month I’ll be bringing you my thoughts on aspects of medical coding ranging from consumer basics to nitty-gritty CPC certification knowledge.  We’ll cover ICD-10 guidelines, fraudulent billing, new procedure codes, and a lot more.

All of our blog posts will be posted here and there’s lots more to come so check back often!

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