Denise L. Smith
Denise works in the Medicaid Audit & Compliance Department.
Prior to joining the firm, Denise worked at L&M Medical Group as the Coding and Compliance Coordinator. She was responsible for conducting medical record documentation audits, overseeing the payor audits and supplying education and feedback to her billing staff and providers. Denise was also a member of the ICD-10 implementation core team, which was responsible for overseeing both provider and coder education for ICD-10.
Denise earned her coding certificate through Penn Foster Career School. She has studied through the American Academy of Professional Coders and has earned four coding credentials: COC (Certified Outpatient Coder), CPC (Certified Professional Coder), CPMA (Certified Professional Medical Auditor) and CEMC (Certified Evaluation and Management Coder). Denise also participated in a train the trainer program for ICD-10 implementation.
Denise is currently a member of the American Academy of Professional Coders and the President of the Connecticut Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA).