North Central Alabama Health Information Management Council (NCAHIMC) Outpatient Coding Workshop

Friday, November 15, 2019

8:00 AM - 12:45 PM CT


For your comfort, please bring a jacket since we will not have control of the room temperature.


8:00 AM - 8:20 AM - Check in/Breakfast

8:20 AM - 8:30 AM - Welcome

8:30 AM - 10:30 AM - CPT Surgery Coding Tune Up & 2020 CPT Changes

Kim Garner Huey, MJ, CHC, CPC, CCS-P, PCS, CPCO, COC

2 CEUS - Clinical Data Management

10:30 AM - 10:40 AM - Break

10:40 AM - 12:40 PM - Getting Heart Smart
Jeff Gordon, RN, MSN, CCS, COC
2 CEUs - Clinical Data Management

12:40 PM - 12:45 PM - Door prizes/ Closing



Kim Garner Huey, MJ, CHC, CPC, CCS-P, PCS, CPCO, COC


Kim Huey is an independent coding and reimbursement consultant, providing audits, training, and oversight. She completed three years of pre-medical education at the University of Alabama before she decided that she preferred the business side of medicine. She completed a Bachelor of Science in Health Care Management from the University of Alabama and a Master of Jurisprudence in Health Law from Loyola University Chicago School of Law. Ms. Huey has multiple certifications in coding and compliance through the American Academy of Professional Coders, American Health Information Management Association, and the Health Care Compliance Association. For over thirty years, she has worked with providers in virtually all specialties, including general surgery, obstetrics/gynecology, oncology, podiatry, chiropractic, internal medicine. She has spoken at the AHIMA Convention, AAPC Healthcon and HCCA Compliance Institute as several other healthcare organizations. For five years, she was an approved instructor for the American Academy of Professional Coders and taught their Professional Medical Coding Curriculum in Birmingham and Montgomery. She is an AHIMA- approved ICD-10-CM Instructor and Ambassador. She has served as the president of Magic City Professional Coders and was a founding member of Capital City Coders. Kim's passion is helping physician practices successfully navigate the complex regulations and reimbursement environment. She is known as Kim the Coder, and she and her husband, Don the Cruiser sponsor an annual coding cruise where she teaches continuing education in a fun, relaxed environment.



Jeff Gordon, RN, MSN, CCS, COC


Jeff has worked in healthcare over 40 years and for the past 15 years has worked at Medical Management Plus in Birmingham, Alabama as the Manager of Outpatient Medical Review. In this position he is very involved with outpatient Medicare data analysis for the company's client hospitals, as well as coordination of outpatient compliance and coding proficiency reviews. Prior to coming to MMP, he worked in a variety of roles including infection control, quality assurance, hospital business office, case management, IV therapist, central scheduling and 10 years as an ICU nurse. He is a graduate of Chamberlain College of Nursing and also Grantham University Graduate School of Nursing. He holds a coding certification from both AHIMA and AAPC.


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Continuing Education

CEUs: 4.0


During the week following the meeting, all paid attendees will receive an email with a link to the online evaluation and a CE certificate.


Member: $50.00


Non- Member: $50.00


Student: $25.00


Decatur Morgan Hospital - Main Campus

1201 7th St. SE
Decatur, AL 35601

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From Huntsville, take I65 South to exit 334 (Decatur/Priceville exit), turn right onto AL Highway 67. Continue on Hwy 67 for 3.4 miles. Turn right onto Country Club Rd, SE. Continue for 2.3 miles. Hospital will be on right. From Cullman/Birmingham, take I65 North to exit 334 (Decatur/Priceville exit), turn left onto AL Highway 67. Continue on Hwy 67 for 3.4 miles. Turn right onto Country Club Rd, SE. Continue for 2.3 miles. Hospital will be on right. Parking deck is available across from main entrance to the hospital. Workshop will be in the Camp Bluebird room just off of the cafeteria.