Carolyn M. Hutt, CMA, CPC, CCP, CCS-P, CMC, CPHT, RMC has been in the medical field for 16 years and belongs to many organizations. She is the Reimbursement Coordinator for Oncology Hematology West, P.C. She is an approved PMCC Instructor for the AAPC, and gives CEU lectures for CMA's, CPC's, and CCS-P's, at IWCC. Along with the oncology audio-seminars she does for the Coding Institute she has a column "Ask Carolyn" for the Oncology Pharmaceutical Services Practice Plus monthly newsletter. She has given many Oncology Reimbursement talks nationwide and also consults with oncology/hematology practices nationwide. She has received Woman of the Year for 2004 and 2005; Honored Associates Member of Manchester Who's Who for 2004-2005, and recently received the 21st Century Award for Achievement in Recognition of Outstanding Achievements in the Field of Education—Medical Coding and Compliance. Her varied background and vast experience in the medical and reimbursement areas have given her a broad knowledge of Medicare payment guidelines. She is an expert in preventing denials and appealing them successfully.