Barbara Smith, CPC, CPC-I, CIMC, PMCC is a highly accomplished certified coding professional with over 10 years of experience in medical coding, provider education, and compliance. She has experience in various settings, including a centralized billing office, multi-location family and internal medicine practices, workers compensation, rural health, cardiology, OB/GYN, Medicare Advantage, orthopedic, ENT, maternal fetal, endocrinology, dermatology and hospitalist services. She has worked as a coding educator and compliance auditor and enjoys conducting audits, researching coding and compliance issues, developing coding tools, and providing practitioner education. She holds several AAPC specialty certifications, CPC, CPC-I, CIMC, PMCC, and has a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration Management. Barbara is also the owner and founder of Codeology, LLC which provides training for the AAPC Certified Professional Coder Program. She enjoys sharing her knowledge and experience as a certified PMCC instructor and coder and is actively involved with the AAPC and has served on various steering committees in her local chapter.