Advanced Coding Services, fully accredited leaders in Medical Billing and Coding education, presents The ABC’s of Healthcare “Coding by the Lake”
Earn 15 CEU’s in one weekend by attending our AAPC approved retreat “Coding by the Lake”, Lake Placid Camp and Conference Center, Lake Placid Florida, May 20th – 22nd 2022
You will not want to miss this weekend of education, coding fun, networking, and relationship building with leaders in the industry!
Space is limited! Register now to reserve space! Early bird registration discount of $100 applies before April 1st 2022
CEO/Instructor & Medical Billing and Coding expert. COC, CPC, CPCO, CDEO, CPB, CPMA, CPPM, CRC, CPC-I, CEMC, CEMA
Beth is globally recognized as a medical billing and coding expert with over 28 years of experience in the medical billing and coding industry. She is the CEO of the nationally renowned Advanced Coding Services located in Phoenix, AZ.
Beth has spent a lifetime in the medical billing, coding and medical consulting industry. Prior to owning Advanced Coding Services, Beth and her late father owned and operated TNT Consulting, one of the largest celebrated medical billing coding firms helping medical practices in and throughout the USA. The TNT Consulting organization is still in operation today.
Karlene Dittrich, CBCS, CPC, CPMA, CECCS is the CEO and founder of MedRevenue Solutions LLC, a unique healthcare advocate company that provides Complex Claims Recovery and Advanced ERISA/PPACA Appeal Services, as well as Denial Management Consulting Services. With over 35 years in various healthcare revenue cycle management positions, Karlene has spent much of her career assisting healthcare business offices assess and address complex insurance reimbursement issues.
COC, CPC an ACS instructor, holds the position of Medical Coding Manager for Arizona State.
Rhonda has been in the healthcare field since 1988. Her career started as a medical assistant. In 2000 she moved to Arizona and worked on the private side until she took a position with The State of Arizona Medicaid. Rhonda became a Certified Coder in May 2005. Rhonda spent almost 5 years auditing the Medicaid health plans. Rhonda then moved into another position working for the Arizona State Medicaid OIG. Rhonda loved working there and auditing the BAD actors. Rhonda was there about 5 years and now in her current position with The State of Arizona Medicaid as the Medical Coding Manager. Rhonda has held many positions at her local AAPC Chapter. Rhonda’s favorite subject is Fraud, Waste and Abuse but speaks on many topics. She firmly believes in keeping informed and learning.
Pam Vanderbilt, CPC, CPMA, CPPM, CPC-I, CEMC, CDEO, CPB, CEMA, AHIMA Approved ICD-10-CM Trainer.
Pam brings more than two decades experience in auditing and revenue cycle analysis.
Her enthusiasm as a speaker is infectious, and participants gain powerful insights from
her hands-on experience. Having analyzed documentation for thousands of encounters,
Pam teaches the importance of documenting in a manner that conveys the complexity of
the provider’s work and equips the auditor with the skills to recognize that complexity.
Sharon J. Oliver, CPC, CDEO, CRC, CPMA, AAPC Approved Instructor.
Sharon Oliver is a 36-year medical professional. Sharon has been a CPC® for 18 years and a PMCC
instructor for 17 years. She is experienced in the specialties of IVR/cardiology, OB/GYN, family practice,
internal medicine, and infectious disease by holding the positions of practice manager and Sr. Inpatient
Biller. She is an author and co-contributor for several medical training/educational publications to
include Carol Buck, Step-By-Step, HealthCon magazine. Sharon is the owner of Medical Coding and
Consultants. She is an AAPC educator in their virtual learning (VLIT) program reaching students
world-wide. She has presented at numerous National and Regional Conferences for AAPC and is on
several AAPC working committees. Sharon also travels the nation to conduct onsite training sessions for
physicians and staff. Sharon was on the AAPC Chapter Association BOD 2013-2016.
Chris Chapman, CPC
Chris Chapman is the owner and founder of Office Plex Solutions, an innovative company that
provides solutions to help practices, and revenue cycle teams meet the technical challenges involving security compliance associated with the healthcare industry and payer platforms.
Chris has incorporated his computer of science skills with healthcare compliance and coding certifications to develop an advanced appeal system that addresses claims that are not paid properly.
Along with his technical skills, Chris exercises his CPC certification to bill and offer compliance supported insurance solutions for
surgical assistants working in a unique and struggling market. He has a strong background in the implementation, development, and maintaining of Information Technology and Security systems inside and outside the insurance and healthcare industry for over 10 years.
As a speaker, Chris enjoys a casual, interactive, and fun environment where questions and discussions with the audience are always welcome.
Samantha Stensland CPC, CPMA
With over 15 years in the healthcare industry, Samantha has gained a passion for healthcare compliance and ensuring that proper coding and documentation guidelines are met. As a Certified Medical Professional Auditor (CPMA) and Certified Professional Coder (CPC), she exercises professional communication skills and light humor to share her knowledge and talents in a practical way.
Understanding different personalities and learning types, she directs her approach on a comfortable atmosphere allowing physicians and revenue cycle teams to transform a convoluted topic of documentation and coding guidelines into straightforward compliant content.
Her passion of coding, auditing and compliance has led to a turning point in her career with a focus on helping healthcare organizations and revenue cycle teams to grow and implement process improvements.
Rich Richey was born in Phoenix and raised in Mesa, Arizona. He graduated from Westwood High School in Mesa. He worked on ranches, dairies and feedlots and enjoyed team roping and bull riding in rodeos.
Rich became a patrolman with the Arizona Department of Public Safety and served for three years. He met and married the love of his life, Ronnie and they were married in 1976.
Sensing God calling him into full time Christian ministry he attended Nazarene Bible College and Mid-America Nazarene University where he
earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree. Continuing his education he attended Nazarene Theological Seminary obtaining a Master of Divinity degree with an emphasis in Missiology. Rich and Ronnie served for five years as missionaries in South Africa. Rich has served as Lead Pastor of four churches located in Missouri and Arizona, currently serving as a pastor in Payson, Arizona. He also serves as a Chaplain with the Arizona Department of Public Safety.
Rich and Ronnie have two adult children and three grandchildren. He enjoys hunting, hiking, spending time with their children and grandchildren,
watching classic movies with his wife, and a really good cup of cowboy coffee. One of Rich’s favorite sayings is “Courage is being scared to death but
saddling up anyway.”