Jennifer Bell (Jen) has over 30 years of experience in all areas of the revenue cycle with a focus on prospective and retrospective auditing, coding abstraction, and telehealth billing compliance. She has delivered both coding and auditing services and education for a wide range of medical and surgical specialties. Jen’s extensive knowledge and skills in successful appeals and payment recovery processes involving major payors generates positive returns for clients.
She has a passion for organizing and creating commonsense workflows for revenue cycle within a clinic. Her wide-ranging experience working in practices of all sizes and structures—from solo practices to large healthcare systems with complex governance structures—means she customizes her recommendations to the client’s circumstances. She has worked in all areas of clinics, including all positions within the revenue cycle. Jen understands how organizational structures and staff roles impact operational and functional workflows, which ultimately affect the bottom line.
Most recently, Jen worked for a multispecialty healthcare system in Dallas where she served as Director of Coding and Compliance. While there, she developed the Compliance department and created auditing/monitoring schedules, metrics, policies, and provider education for academic and non-academic multispecialty clinics. She also obtained an Epic Professional Billing Charge Capture Lead certification.
Jen holds a certification in healthcare compliance (CHC) from the Health Care Compliance Association. She also holds a certification as a professional coder (CPC), a professional medical auditor (CPMA), and a certified ambulatory surgery center coder (CASCC) from the American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC).
Jen holds a Master of Science in Organizational Leadership and Ethics degree from St. Edward’s University and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business from Concordia University Texas.
Jen enjoys documentaries, going to the movies, and board games. She and her husband love to spend time at home with their two dogs, Abigail and Franklin.