Jean Acevedo, LHRM, CPC, CHC, CENTC, has 30 years of health care experience. She has particular expertise in chart audits, compliance, and education and has been an expert witness in civil litigation as well as federal fraud cases. She is a workshop presenter for the American Academy of Professional Coders, a member of the Advisory Board for Parses, Inc., an instructor at Florida Atlantic University, and a member of several Coding Institute Editorial Advisory Boards. Since 2008, she has presented on coding and documentation to the medical staff of Broward Health Best Choice Plus at the health plan’s affiliated hospitals. Jean has been a participant in the CMS Medicare Provider Feedback Group, CMS Division of Provider Information Planning and Development, since 2007 and is a member of the Jurisdiction 9 MAC’s Provider Outreach and Education Advisory Group. Her firm, www.AcevedoConsultingInc.com, is endorsed by the Palm Beach County Medical Society, Broward County Medical Association, American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine, and the Florida Society of Rheumatology.