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Kathy Pride

Name : Kathy Pride
Experience : 6
Specialty : Hospitalist Billing & Cardiology
Location : PortSaintLucie,FL
Description :

Kathy Pride is a Certified Professional Coder (CPC). She is a proven leader in healthcare revenue cycle management with extensive experience in management, project implementation, coding, billing, physician documentation improvement, compliance audits, and education.


DirectorClient Services

Manageconsulting, education, software implementation, training and support servicesfor all commercial clients.

  • Manageprofessional staff of 11 including two managers, two consultants, threetrainers and three support analysts
  • Supervisethe development and implementation of all consulting and education services
  • Overseethe implementation of the practice management and EMR software to physicianpractice clients
  • Overseethe software training  and support programs
  • Contributeto the design of the EMR software product
  • Participatein marketing and sales activities

Director GovernmentServices

Administer services togovernment clients which include training, consulting, compliance auditing andcoding services 

  • Managed professional staff of 22 including two managers, 11 trainers and nine consultants
  •  Developed, delivered, and supervised the delivery of a comprehensive Workflow Analysis (WFA) revenue cycle consulting service delivered to over 75 VA Medical Centers
  • Managed a national implementation for revenue cycle software to 153 VHA Hospitals  
  • Developed and implemented a successful application training program which standardized the workflow of coding and billing business processes
  • Contributed to the design of numerous major enhancements to Quadra Med’s revenue cycle software
  • Act as liaison between VA Executive Leadership and Quadra Med Executive Leadership.  Manage partner relationships

Coding Supervisor

Maximize reimbursement and minimizerisk of audit by providing training and resource support to physicians andstaff members on accurate medical coding and reimbursement policies andprocedures.

  • Providededucation and support to approximately 30 clerical staff and 60 physicians in 22practices within the Medical Group for proper registration, insurance datacapture, coding, compliance, reimbursement, and denial management.
  • Summarized andinstructed physicians and staff on government and commercial insurance coding,reimbursement, and HIPAA guidelines. 
  • Developed codingcompliance and audit program for medical practice
  • Provided chartaudits for proper documentation to support charges. 
  • Analyzed andassisted with fee schedule. 
  • Provided guidanceto billing analysts on claim rejections for correction and resubmission. Provided and tracked appeals to Medicare, Medicaid and other commercialinsurance carriers on denied claims as appropriate. 
  • Directlysupervised coding staff of five.

Adjunct Faculty

Taught basic and advancedmedical coding, medical office procedures, and insurance billing for the HealthInformation Management degree program.

  • Developed curriculum and provided educational services
  • Participated in the accreditation process for CHIMA accreditation for HIT program

Adjunct Faculty

Taught basic and advancedmedical coding, medical office procedures, and insurance billing for the Careerand Technical Education Dept. 

  • Taught PBCC coding curriculum to West Palm Beach VA Medical Center’s upward mobility program resulting in 70% of students becoming VA coders.


Responsible for practice’saccounts receivable. 

  • Coded all patient visits using CPT and ICD-9-CM coding.  Filed medical claims to Medicare, workers' compensation and various commercial insurance. 
  • Posted all monies received per EOB.  Answered billing inquiries. 
  • Scheduled patients for office appointments and surgeries and register patients when needed.


  • A.S. Office Systems Technology – Health Office Management, GPA 4.0
  • A.A.S. Health Information Technology, GPA 3.98


  • AmericanHealth Information Management Association – Registered Health InformationTechnician (RHIT)
  • AmericanAcademy of Professional Coders – Certified Professional Coder (CPC)
  • AmericanHealth Information Management Association – Certified CodingSpecialist-Physician (CCS-P)
  • AmericanCollege of Medical Coding Specialists – Physician Coding Specialist (PCS)


  • American Academyof Professional Coders- Member, National Advisory Board Member, SailfishChapter President
  • American HealthInformation Management Association- Member, Vice President
  • American Collegeof Medical Coding Specialists- Region III Membership Chairman
  • American BusinessWoman's Association- Member,  President, Treasurer,  Secretary andMembership Chairman