Speaker Burns

Documentation & Coding for Community Health Centers
John Burns,
CPMA, CPC, CPC-I, CEMC, Vice President of Audit and Compliance Service, The Association of Rural and Community Health Professional Coding
Concurrent Session | 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm | Salon C

Session Description:
This session will present an overview of the main issues related to ensuring that your community health center:

  • Captures 100% of what is done in your medical record
  • Extracts 100% of your data regarding what was done (CPT and HCPCS-II) and why (ICD-10-CM)
  • Bills your services accurately to
    get 100% of the revenue you are entitled toReports accurate quality measures via HEDIS, ACO Shared Savings, and Risk Adjusted Coding via HCCs

John Burns has worked in the healthcare business arena for more than 20 years. John focuses on correct coding, optimization of the revenue cycle and managing compliance risk for the healthcare business.  His current focus with the Association for Rural & Community Health Professional Coding centers on providing audit risk assessments and coding reviews for rural and community health centers across the United States.


He has served as a corporate compliance officer and a civilian volunteer to the US Department of Defense providing auditing services and specialized training and education to providers, coders, billers, administrators and IT professionals across the country.  He began his career with the Medical Management Institute in 1995 and then formed Modern Conventions in Compliance, Inc. where he served as President and CEO from 2004 to 2013. John then joined DoctorsManagement, LLC based in Knoxville, TN where he served as Senior Consultant until May 2016.

John now serves as President for JFB Consulting, LLC in upstate New York and the Vice President of Audit & Compliance Support Services for the ARHPC. John has been published in various medical journals and publications including Coding Alert, BC Advantage and Part B News to name a few.  John resides in Wilton, NY with his family and travels extensively while serving clients in all 50 states. Mr. Burns enthusiastically assists providers and staff to navigate through the endless rules and regulations that surround healthy revenue cycles and compliance in the medical businesses.