Seminar Leaders

Ray Cathey's background is unique in support of Cardiology practices. He has also assisted thousands of Cardiologists and staff across the U.S. over the past twenty-four years. The result has been appropriate payments of insurance claims that would have otherwise been underpaid. Having degrees in health care administration and health care sciences, as a registered nurse, and as one of the initial certifications in the Physician Assistant Program, you will find Ray's knowledge extensive. His training and consulting work is based on current work-place experience and success in recovering maximum, rightful reimbursements for Cardiologists in both the fee-for-service and managed care/capitation arenas. No one has trained more Cardiology offices in insurance reimbursement across the nation. We count Ray Cathey as one of the top Cardiology insurance coding and practice management experts in the country.

Dawn R. Cloud, CPC, CMSCS, CHCI, and CPOM, She has 26 years’ experience in the Medical Industry. She is a Certified Professional Coder through AAPC since 1999, and holds a multi-specialty credential, Certified Instructor
credential, and a certified Office Manager credential through PAHCS since 2003. She has been published in PAHCS newsletters and Family Practice Coding Advisor. She currently works teaching Coding Compliance and Consulting for Specialists. Her specialties cover the gamut of medicine and surgery.

Ms. Terry Fletcher is a Healthcare coding expert with 25+ years experience in Coding, Billing and Reimbursement. She is a McVey Seminar Leader, an educator for The Coding Institute, Medlearn Inc., and AMA. Ms. Fletcher is a current AAPC Local Chapter President, and past Chair of the AAPCCA. She was awarded Coder and Educator of the year by her local Chapter for 2012. Teaching over 100 specialty coding seminars and audio conferences annually, Ms. Fletcher is also an onsite practice consultant for physician offices around the Country. Terry holds a bachelor's degree in economics and multiple certifications in coding; CPC, CCC, CEMC, CCS-P, CCS, CMSCS & CMC. It is McVey's pleasure to present Ms. Terry Fletcher for these seminars.

Arlene Morrow, CPC, CMM, CMSCS has served the healthcare industry for over 35 years with experience as a Business Office manager, Practice Administrator and Consultant. She is owner of AM Associates based in Tampa, FL, a consulting firm that specializes in conducting individualized coding and reimbursement training programs for hundreds of physician practices, medical groups and clinics nationwide. As a McVey Seminar leader for 15 years, she is a nationally recognized speaker and author of many multi-specialty coding and reimbursement workbooks. Ms. Morrow is committed to assisting specialty practices in knowing their defendable positions in accurate and complete coding.

Rhonda Granja, B.S., C.P.C., C.M.A. is an administrator, coder, biller and management consultant with 15 years of successful work in varied healthcare practices. From Medicare "Part B" side, administrator in private practice, "fighting it out" with insurances, consulting with varied specialties on-site, and active membership in AAPC & MGMA in support of fellow office managers, she has a rich background. From a practice consulting business to continuing on-site management, Rhonda's experience is unique and comprehensive. Attendees, or consulting clients, have the opportunity of learning solutions to their insurance problems from "real world" experience, both in Rhonda's instruction and the "on-site networking" in our specialty only workshops. Ms. Granja is committed to assisting medicine oriented specialty practices in taking charge; to stop being "controlled" by patients, insurance companies, managed care and governmental agencies.

Kathleen A. Mueller, R.N., C.P.C, C.C.S.-P., C.M.S.C.S., P.C.S.  is a national independent consultant with over 32 years experience in healthcare. This includes ICU/CCU nursing, physician office administration, GI claims submission and adjudication, plus seminar instruction and on-site consulting work in hundreds of offices. Ms. Mueller is owner of AskMueller Consulting, LLC, a nationally recognized speaker and author of many multi-specialty medical and surgical coding workbooks with a special emphasis on Gastroenterology. Her presentations have included organizations such as the AGA, North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition (NASPGHAN), and Digestive Disease Week (DDW). She also writes a coding column for NASPGHAN and is consulting editor on the Gastroenterology Coding Alert.

Michael G. Warshaw, DPM, CPODCS, is a practicing podiatrist and a certified coder with over 25 years of successful coding, management, and training experience for podiatric practices. His national and local views come from active participation as a practicing podiatrist, having the distinction of being a certified podiatric coding specialist, and years of serving as a national lecturer concerning coding issues. He has the additional advantage of being an "Expert Witness" in all facets of the Medicare Appeal Process, having participated in "Fair Hearings," "Administrative Law Judge Hearings," and the actual court system. This unique prospective provides attendees the opportunity of learning solutions to their insurance and coding problems from "real world" experience, both in Dr. Warshaw's instruction and the "on-site networking" in these specialty-only workshops.

Kristin Vaughn, CPC, CGCS, CPMA, ICDCT-CM, is a national consultant with over 12 years of coding and billing experience. This includes Gastroenterology, Pulmonary, Critical Care, Immunology/Rheumatology, Hematology, and Hospitalist specialties, plus seminar instruction and on-site consulting. Her background includes extensive experience in a teaching university. She currently is a full-time consultant/trainer with AskMueller Consulting, LLC. Her presentations have included organizations such as AGA and ASGE. She is a Certified Profession Medical Auditor and Certified ICD-10 trainer. She is the co-author of several workbooks and programs specific to Gastroenterology.