Our team consists of highly qualified individuals with experience providing reviews and consulting services for healthcare institutions, governmental agencies, and law firms.
Our average consultant has over 10 years experience and holds 2 credentials from coding and compliance accrediting associations, to include the American Health Information Management Association, the American Academy of Professional Coders, and the Health Care Compliance Association.
Our team is committed to ethical and legal business practices, making every effort to comply with federal and state statutes and regulations, all payer policies, official coding rules and guidelines, and accepted standards for appropriate clinical documentation practices.
Dana Brown, RHIA, CHC | President
Ms. Brown founded RMC in 1994, with the desire to assist healthcare facilities in obtaining correct reimbursement and minimizing lost revenue through complete and accurate coding, documentation improvement, and education. Prior to founding RMC, Ms. Brown performed DRG Validation, Admission, and Utilization Reviews for the Oregon PRO/QIO. She has extensive management, education and coding experience spanning her 30+years in HIM. Ms. Brown’s expertise in Compliance, Inpatient Coding, DRG’s/MSDRG’s, OIG & RAC Targets, Clinical Documentation Improvement, as well as an interest in HCC and Critical Access Hospitals round out her areas of focus at RMC. Ms. Brown’s vision for RMC is to continue to support our clients with exceptional services, delivered by exceptional staff.
Chris Breithoff, CPC, CPCO, CRC | Director, Physician Coding Services
Chris has worked in the medical arena since 1985 with an emphasis on coding & compliance for 18 years. Chris has a diverse background which includes managing large private practices, additionally, managing a physician coding department for a large teaching hospital. In these roles, Chris’ was responsible for the day to day coding, education of coders and providers, as well as overall compliance of the revenue cycle. Chris’ areas of expertise include Evaluation and Management coding, Critical Care, Emergency, Gastroenterology, Pulmonary, Cardiology and Sleep Medicine. Chris joined RMC in 2012 as an Auditor. In 2015 Chris took the helm of the Physician Coding Services and has done an outstanding job assuring exceptional services to our client and focusing on RMC staff engagement.
Monique Vanderhoof, RHIT, CPC, CCA, CRC | Director of Coding Services
Monique started in healthcare in 1993, working in various roles in the clinic setting. Monique’s aptitude for coding and management was noted and Monique quickly ascended to a position as as office manager of a cardiology clinic which she held for 14 years. In 2011 Monique joined RMC as the Manager of the HCC/Risk Adjustment Division where Monique’s sharp coding skills and management ability was recognized. In 2016 Monique was promoted to Director of Coding Services. In this new role she is directly responsible for all coding services at a large psychiatric hospital. Additionally, Monique retained the HCC/Risk Adjustment Division, performing audits, coder and provider education. Monique has done an outstanding job at RMC, focusing on quality services, and excellent customer service.
Stacy Hartstine, RHIT, CCS | Director of Hospital Coding Services
Stacy started in healthcare in 1994, working in various clinics and hospital settings. Holding positions as office manager, coder, Director of Health Information and Privacy Officer. In 2006 Stacy joined RMC as a Manager over the Texas Region. Stacy has proven herself to be an accomplished coder, auditor, manager, and now Director of Coding Services at RMC. In this position, Stacy is ultimately responsible for the overall success of the Hospital Division at RMC.