Joan Lewis Director
Joan Lewis is a Director with SunHawk Consulting LLC and a Certified Professional Coder with over fifteen years of experience as a Director of Health Information Management and Privacy Officer/Investigation, and over thirty years of coding experience. Ms. Lewis has worked as a Healthcare Consultant for more than 20 years and has experience evaluating practice processes, educating and training staff in coding billing and HIPAA compliance as well as executing policies and procedures to ensure compliance in coding, denial management of ICD-9/10, CPT, HCPC codes with improved generation revenue.
Prior to SunHawk, Joan Lewis served as the Director of Health Information Management for Summit Healthcare Regional Medical Center, a 90-bed facility, where she managed a three-million-dollar yearly budget and worked directly with Human Resources and Department Directors to complete an average of 250 complaints/investigations per year. Ms. Lewis has also served as a HIM Director and Privacy Officer for LifePoint Hospitals, where she worked closely with the CFO, CEO, and CNO to ensure set goals of coded surgeries/IP/OP services were met.