Benjamin W. Burton, JD, MBA, RHIA, CHPS, CHC, CRC, CPC Consultant, Health Information Management Ben joined First Class Solutions in 2010 and brought his impressive credentials and work history. Ben’s experience includes serving as a hospital HIM Director, Privacy Officer, Coding and Billing Specialist, Compliance Manager, and instructor for Stephens College. Additionally, he has been involved with EHR conversions and as an attorney, he has experience with drafting, critiquing and editing contracts and investigating tort claims.
For our clients, Ben conducts operational assessments and routine health information management department reviews, and has served as Interim Director, Privacy Officer, Physician Practice Coding Manager, and Compliance Director roles. Mr. Burton also has assisted clients with evaluating their HCC coding compliance and provided ProFee coding support. He is often involved in revenue cycle enhancement activities.
Mr. Burton is a member of HCPro’s Advisory Board for HIM Briefings and has served on several AHIMA Councils. He has co-authored two books and presented at several national associations on privacy related topics. Ben is an active member of the Maine and American Health Information Management Associations and the American and Missouri Bar Associations.