Jennifer Bell (Jen) has over 30 years of experience in all areas of the revenue cycle with a focus on documentation auditing and coding abstraction, with a special interest in telehealth billing compliance and reimbursement. She has delivered coding and auditing services in addition to provider education for a wide range of medical and surgical specialties. Jen’s extensive knowledge and skills in successful appeals and payment recovery processes generate positive returns for clients.
She has a passion for organizing and creating commonsense workflows for optimizing the revenue cycle within a clinic. Jen has a wide-range of experience working in practices of all sizes and structures (solo practices to large healthcare systems) and 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 multi-specialty healthcare system in Dallas where she served as Director of Coding and Compliance. While there, she developed the Coding and Compliance departments that included auditing/monitoring schedules, metrics, policies, and provider education for both academic and non-academic settings. Jen is passionate about maintaining compliant coding and billing while also achieving optimal allowable reimbursement.
Jen holds a Certification in Health Care Compliance (CHC) from the Health Care Compliance Association and a Certified Professional Coder (CPC) and Certified Professional Medical Auditor (CPMA) 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.