Rebecca A. Reier - BS, RN CRNA (Ret.) , CCS-P

Rebecca A. Reier - BS, RN CRNA (Ret.) , CCS-P

Med-Econ, Inc.
P.O. Box 460
Greenville , OH 45331
Office: 937-548-3063
Fax: 937-548-1371

Introduction

• Experienced as an Expert Witness specifically for Medical Billing litigation cases regarding Usual, Customary and Reasonable medical fees.

• Educational background includes a summa cum laude BS, CRNA (Retired-CRNA) from The Ohio State University and a Certified Coding Specialist (CCS-P) from the American Health Information Management Association.

• As President of Med-Econ Inc., she is supported by a team of senior health insurance co-coordinators, insurance coders, a Certified Public Accountant and a Registered Health Information Technologist (RHIT).

Member:
Medical Group Management Association (MGMA)
American Health information Management Association (AHIMA)
Ohio State Medical Association
American Institute of Healthcare Compliance
American Academy of Pain Medicine
American Academy of Pain Management
American Academy of Professional Coders
Association for Healthcare Administrative Professionals –
(affiliate - American Hospital Association)
Association for Medical Ethics
Ohio Association of Ambulatory Surgery Centers


Areas of Expertise

  • Medical Billing

Expert Background

Q: Please list your professional accreditations, degrees, licenses, and certificates granted:
A: The Ohio State University School of Nurse Anesthesia 1973 (CRNA -Currently Retired)

Registered Nurse Ohio
University of Charleston BS Biology and Secondary 1979
Summa Cum Laude
West Virginia College of Graduate Studies
Attended MBA Program 1979-1980
Certified Coding Specialist (CCS-P) 1997 – Current
American Health Information Association (AHIMA)

HONORARIA Summa Cum Laude Bachelor of Science (BS)
University of Charleston 1979
Science Award Chi Beta Phi Scientific Fraternity 1979
Alpha Lambda Delta Honor Society 1976-1979
Dean’s List University of Charleston 1976-1979
Nursing Scholarship Business and Professional Women’s Club 1966
Q: Please list your affiliations or memberships in any professional and/or industry organizations:
A: Medical Group Management Association (MGMA)
American Health information Management Association (AHIMA)
Ohio Health Information Management Association (OHIMA)
Ohio State Medical Association (OSMA)
American Academy of Professional Coders
American Academy of Pain Medicine
American Academy of Pain Management
American Institute of Healthcare Compliance
Q: Have any of your accreditations ever been investigated, suspended or removed? (if yes, explain)
A: No
Q: For what area(s) of expertise have you been retained as an expert?
A: Medical Billing in relation to Usual Customary and Reasonable fees, payment and adjustment auditing,coding abuse and fraud.
Q: What services do you offer? (E.g.: consulting, testing, reports, site inspections etc.)
A: Consulting and Evaluation of medical billing documents such as physician and hospital charges and Explanation of Benefits statements from third party carriers.

References

References upon request.