MedBooks, Inc.

MedBooks, Inc.

Patrice Morin-Spatz, CPC, CMSCS, CHCI

101 West Buckingham Road Dallas, TX 75081

About the Expert

Patrice Morin-Spatz is a medical coding and reimbursement subject matter expert supporting clientele throughout the United States with more than 25 years in her field. She is a former editor of the American Medical Association's (AMA) Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) book, and a published author of more than 15 books on coding. Her legal and coding expertise has been utilized by the DOJ, DoD, attorneys, insurance companies, clinics, medical association's and organizations.

Areas of Expertise

  • Medical Billing, Coding and Insurance

Expert's Profile

Patrice Morin-Spatz is a medical coding and reimbursement subject matter expert supporting individuals, organizations, groups, and other business entities throughout the United States with more than 30 years in her field. She is a former editor of the American Medical Association’s (AMA) Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) book, and a published author of more than 15 books on coding. Her legal and coding expertise has been utilized by the D.o.J., D.o.D., attorneys, insurance companies, clinics, medical associations and organizations.

Whether testifying for medical fraud and abuse cases, assisting in the recouping of monies for physicians, providing medical coding seminars, audits, in-house consultations, superbill reviews or fee slip analysis for clients, her emphasis and expertise remains solely on “medical coding and reimbursement.” Ms. Morin-Spatz has dedicated her career to assisting individuals and organizations in the legal, medical, academic and governmental industries.

Since 1986 she holds over 50 copyrights on books related solely to medical coding and billing, and is recognized in the industry as an expert. As a lecturer, Ms. Morin-Spatz has educated, mentored, and trained more than 35,000 individuals worldwide through seminars, audits and classrooms. Her commitment to excellence leads her to continue developing additional products and services. In 2011 her cp"Teach" textbook was awarded the prestigious McGuffey Award through the Text and Academic Authors Association. In 2013 cp"Teach" received the coveted Texty award from the Text and Academic Authors Association. Created in 1989, this “how-to” medical insurance coding book line has been used by more than 900 schools and universities, and is the first of its kind, and oldest annually updated series in the US. "Body Works" a book she co authored with John Brandy M.D., Ph.D received the prestige Ben Franklin award in Science from the Independent Book Publishers Association. In 2013 Ms. Morin Spatz was inducted into the TAA Council of Fellows.

She is a skilled and accomplished speaker, and fluent in both English and Spanish. Her understanding of your needs and presentation of the facts before attorneys and juries is precise.

For more information or to schedule an interview with Patrice, please contact her at (800) 443 - 7397.

Personal Achievements

Education

  • University of Monterey Monterey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico
  • Basic medical sciences
  • College of St. Elizabeth’s Morristown, New Jersey
  • Double major BA in Chemistry and Art, minor in Psychology

Special Training

  • Basic medical sciences
  • University of Monterey, Monterey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico
  • BA in Chemistry and BA in Art, minor in Psychology
  • College of St. Elizabeth’s, Morristown, New Jersey
  • CPC - Certified Professional Coder
  • AAPC American Academy of Professional Coders
  • CMSCS
  • Certified Multi Specialty Coding Specialist
  • Certified Health Care Instructor

Organizations

  • American Academy of Professional Coders Active Member
  • American Health Information Management Association
  • Professional Association of Healthcare Coding Specialists Active Member
  • American Academy of Professional Coders President 2008 Richardson, Texas Chapter
  • American Academy of Professional Coders Vice President 2007 Richardson, Texas Chapter
  • American Academy of Professional Coders President 2006 Richardson, Texas Chapter

Honors

  • Winner of the McGuffey award through the Text and Academic Author’s Association for cp “Teach®” Expert Coding Made Easy! developed in 1989 and updated annually. This “how-to” medical insurance coding book line has been used by more than 900 schools and universities.
  • Winner of the Texty award through the Text and Academic Author’s Association
  • Winner of the Ben Franklin award fem the Independent Book Publishers Association
  • Inducted into the Text and Academic Author’s Association Council of Fellows

Publications

  • cp"Teach" Expert Coding Made Easy! Textbook
  • cp"Teach" Expert Coding Made Easy! Workbook
  • cp"Teach" Expert Coding Made Easy! Workbook with Answer CD
  • cp"Teach" Expert Coding Made Easy! Workbook Answer CD
  • cp"Teach" Expert Coding Made Easy! Dermatology
  • cp"Teach" Expert Coding Made Easy! Family Practice
  • cp"Teach" Expert Coding Made Easy! Internal Medicine
  • cp"Teach" Expert Coding Made Easy! Ob/Gyn
  • cp"Teach" Expert Coding Made Easy! Ophthalmology
  • cp"Teach" Expert Coding Made Easy! Orthopaedics
  • AccuPCS HCPCS Level II Code book
  • Advanced Case Study Workbook
  • Advanced Case Study Workbook with Answer CD
  • Advanced Case Study Workbook Answer CD
  • Pocket Terms
  • Anatomy & Physiology: A Guide for Allied Health Professions
  • Anatomy & Physiology: A Guide for Allied Health Professions Work book
  • Anatomy & Physiology: A Guide for Allied Health Professions Work book with Answer CD
  • Anatomy & Physiology: A Guide for Allied Health Professions Work book Answer CD
  • Body Works
  • HCPCS Level II Code book
  • 10-Minute Guide to Evaluation and Management
  • Successful Superbills
  • DOC Forms

Military service

  • None

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