Vidya Baliga, COC, CPMA, CRC

Coding Manager

"Coding is both an art and a science."

Vidya Baliga, COC, CPMA, CRC

Coding Manager

Vidya Baliga has a keen interest in the intersection of science, technology and healthcare. As Coding Manager for Practicefirst, she oversees a staff of medical coders and workflows that include E&M coding for medical specialties including emergency medicine, hospitalist, urgent care, long-term care facilities, hospice, gastroenterology and ear, nose and throat.

 

In addition to ensuring that team members are meeting or exceeding productivity and quality expectations, Ms. Baliga is responsible for process improvement, quarterly audits for staff and external audits for clients. She also assists with testing, training and implementing new or revised computer systems and applications that are critical for medical coding.

 

Ms. Baliga is a Certified Outpatient Coder (COC), a Certified Risk Adjustment Coder (CRC), and a Certified Professional Medical Auditor (CPMA), and has successfully completed courses in Anatomy, Medical Terminology and Electronic Medical Records. She earned a Bachelor of Pharmacy from Bangalore University, India, and worked as a Senior Research Chemist at Ranbaxy Laboratories.

275 Northpointe Pkwy, Suite 50

Amherst, NY 14228

866.234.5017 (Toll-free)

info@pracfirst.com

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