Jennifer Bell (Jen) has over 30 years of experience and accumulated knowledge in prospective and retrospective auditing and coding abstraction. She has delivered both coding and auditing services 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 two divisions within the professional clinic setting. Jen is passionate about maintaining compliant coding and billing while also achieving optimal allowable reimbursement.
Jen holds a C.H.C. from the Health Care Compliance Association and a C.P.C. and C.P.M.A. from the American Academy of Professional Coders. She also obtained an Epic Professional Billing Charge Capture Lead certification.
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.