Kim Huey is an independent coding and reimbursement consultant, providing audits, training, and oversight of professional coding. She completed three years of pre-medical education at the University of Alabama before she decided that she preferred the business side of medicine. She completed a Bachelor of Science in Health Care Management from the University of Alabama and a Master of Jurisprudence in Health Law from Loyola University Chicago School of Law. Ms. Huey has multiple certifications in coding and compliance through the American Academy of Professional Coders, American Health Information Management Association, and the Health Care Compliance Association. For over thirty years, she has worked with providers in virtually all specialties, including general surgery, obstetrics/gynecology, oncology, podiatry, chiropractic, internal medicine. She has spoken at the AHIMA Convention, AAPC Healthcon and HCCA Compliance Institute as several other healthcare organizations. For five years, she was an approved instructor for the American Academy of Professional Coders and taught their Professional Medical Coding Curriculum in Birmingham and Montgomery. Kim is the author of AHIMA’s “Procedural Coding and Reimbursement for Physician Services, 2021”. She is an AHIMA-approved ICD-10-CM Instructor and Ambassador. She has served as the president of Magic City Professional Coders and was a founding member of Capital City Coders. Kim’s passion is helping physician practices successfully navigate the complex regulations and reimbursement environment. She is known as Kim the Coder, and she and her husband, Don the Cruiser sponsor an annual coding cruise where she teaches continuing education in a fun, relaxed environment.