Yeo & Yeo Medical Billing & Consulting is pleased to announce that Denise Garrett has been appointed to the American Academy of Professional Coders Chapter Association (AAPCCA) national board of directors. She will serve for a three-year term.
The AAPCCA is the governing board for local chapters of the American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC). Garrett will act as a liaison between AAPCCA and the local chapter officers, serving Region 6, the Great Lakes region, including Wisconsin, Minnesota, Illinois, Indiana, Michigan and Ohio. She will also serve on the board’s Chapter Development Committee. Locally, she will also continue to serve as treasurer for the AAPC Bay City chapter during 2020.
The AAPC elevates the standards of medical coding by providing training, professional certification, ongoing education and networking opportunities for medical coders. The organization has more than 190,000 members worldwide.
Garrett is an account manager with more than 20 years of medical billing and coding experience. She is a Certified Healthcare Auditor (CHA), Certified Professional Coder (CPC), Certified Physician Practice Manager (CPPM®), Certified Professional Compliance Officer (CPCO™), Certified Professional Medical Auditor (CPMA®), and a Certified Foot & Ankle Surgical Coder (CFASC), with expertise in the coding of diagnoses, services, and procedures for physician practices. She is also a member of the American Medical Billers Association and the American Institute of Healthcare Compliance.