Athena Compliance Partners has standing relationships with subject matter experts in the areas of coding and documentation, medical necessity, and statistics. These subject matter experts have a deep knowledge base in their areas of expertise and work with Athena to ensure that your compliance needs are met.
Athena works with a team of subject matter experts in the area of coding and documentation. Our experts are certified coders with a wide-range of healthcare experience. In addition, one of our affiliated subject matter experts is an AHIMA-certified ICD-10 trainer. Our coding and documentation team is able to assist with compliance questions and perform coding and documentation reviews.
Our statistical expert holds a PhD in Theoretical Evaluation and Research and is an Accredited Professional Statistician™ and a Chartered Statistician™. His work history spans 42 years in the areas of research and statistical analysis, including 28 years in healthcare. In addition, he has graduate faculty status at Wayne State University in the Department of Family Medicine and Public Health Sciences where he continues to teach in the areas of statistical analysis and research methodology. Our expert is able to assist with statistical sampling and extrapolations, as well as serve as a statistical expert.
Athena works with a Nurse Practitioner and a Registered Nurse to address your clinical and medical necessity questions. Combined they have over 15 years of experience in documentation and medical necessity reviews and 32 years of clinical expertise in the areas of oncology, emergency department, OB, and skilled nursing. These experts are available to perform medical necessity review and provide clinical education.