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Melody Irvine, CPC, CPMA, CEMC, CFPC, CPB, CPC-I, CCS-P, CMRS, CMCS

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AMBA

Melody has 38 years of experience in the medical profession. She is the founder of Career Coders Online Medical Billing and Coding School with a specialty in physician auditing and education. Her extensive background includes Director of Coding and Billing, Auditing, Compliance, Urgent Care and Billing for a forty-eight multi-specialty physician practice. She has previously worked as a contract auditor for State of Colorado Attorney General and Medicare Consultant for United Healthcare/Optum.

She is a past member/officer of the AAPC National Advisory Board, currently serving on the AAPC Board of Directors and executive committee, and American Medical Billing Association National Advisory Board. She has published several articles in the AAPC Healthcare Business Monthly and many other healthcare publications across the country. Her true passion is teaching and motivated by career challenges. She resides in Loveland, Colorado.

Melody's personal side includes her husband Michael. He is her strength and support. Melody has two sons and six grandchildren. She also has an extended family of five children and additional 11 step-grandchildren. Of course she can't forget her two spoil dogs, Mikko (toy poodle) and Marley (Yorkie) that always welcome her home with kisses after each trip. She feels very blessed to have a supportive husband, family and step-family.

Most important of all, Ms. Irvine has a passion for her line of work and enjoys the rewards of helping individuals grow in this ever-changing medical field.

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Melody in the News!

Check out Melody's "Perseverance Pays Off in Job Market" article exerpt (5.0 MB PDF) from the "June 2013 AAPC Cutting Edge" Healthcare Business Monthly, courtesy of the AAPC.

Melody is featured on the cover of American Academy of Professional Coders "Coding Edge" for January 2010. She has written the feature article in the Coding Edge about Starting Your Own Business. Click here to view Melody's article (PDF).

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