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Lori Fiandra

Expertise In: Family Practice

Name : Lori Fiandra
Experience : 17
Specialty : Family Practice
Location : Windermere,FL
Description :

Lori Fiandra is CPC-,  CFPC with 17 years experience in medical billing field.


  • Integrate electronic medical records (EMR) into their practices
  • Maintained all of the Medicare compliance in the office, including laboratory procedures and policies


  • Provide consulting services to 1st Care Consulting Billing Service Physican clients regarding: correct coding, coding to maximize reimbursements, policies to implement regarding co-pays, cash pays, capitation services, etc.  How to utilize diagnosis codes and procedure codes to maximize profits
  • Provide start up assistance and guidance for new physician practices
  • Work with physicians on practice management issues and how to develop solid practice management policies
  • Recommend operational improvements emphasizing cost containment without jeopardizing the quality of care
  • Advise clients on their compliance with the different regulatory agencies and accrediting bodies in the office and hospital setting
  • Audit charts to substantiate billing codes and make recommendations on how to improve documentation
  • Work with physicians and staff on budget preparation and ongoing budgetary constraints
  • Work with physicians to develop and integrate electronic medical records (EMR)  into their practices
  • Work with practices regarding billing, coding and compliance issues for commercial, government and Medicare payors
  • Instituted a computerized billing system for a group of family physicians
  • Increased accounts receivables with a new computer system that allowed for account tracking
  • Trained and hired all staff on the computer systems and office policies
  • Implemented electronic scheduling and patient tracking
  • Tracked all accounts receivables and prepared accounts for litigation or collection if uncollectible
  • Worked with patients explaining their different insurance plans and how they could better utilize their plans
  • Maintained all of the Medicare compliance in the office, including laboratory procedures and policies
  • Trained all staff, including physicians, on the correct procedure and diagnosis codes to maximize the reimbursements
  • Prepared all monthly and annual financial reports to be reviewed with the Officers of Kennedy Care Center and company CPA
  • Implemented training course for new recruits — speeding profitability
  • Provide overall leadership in planning and implementing the business plan of the practice
  • Recommend, develop and implement practice improvements
  • Managed all managed care relationships, including monitoring of related reimbursement, negotiation with third party payers,
  • Provider credentialing and contract maintenance
  • Served as liaison and channel of communication between health plans, insurance companies and regulatory bodies
  • Resolved medical-administrative problems with professionalism to maintain high morale and a professional atmosphere
  • Responsibility included developing operating plans/profit and loss statements, projections and budgets
  • Promoted an integrated supply chain by providing leadership to the purchasing staff
  • Ensured product requests were process and fulfilled quickly and efficiently.
  • Managed the high volume of transaction purchase requests.
  • Worked with the different hospital departments to assist with determining what purchases were most beneficial based on the departmental budgets that were in place
  • Assured compliance with the hospital purchasing policies regarding competitive bids and competitive valued products


  • Certified Professional Coder through American Academy of Professional Coders 
  • Certified Professional Coder (CPC)
  • Specialty Certified Coder in Family Practice (CFPC