Kim Garner Huey, CPC, CCS-P, CHCC is an independent coding and reimbursement consultant, providing audit, training and oversight of the coding and reimbursement function. Garner-Huey completed three years of pre-medical education at the University of Alabama before she decided that she preferred the business side of medicine. She completed a Bachelor’s degree in Health Care Management and went on to obtain certification through the American Academy of Professional Coders and the American Health Information Management Association. Recognizing the important position of compliance in today’s world, she also obtained certification as a Certified Healthcare Compliance Consultant. She has spoken at various national conferences and has presented several audioconferences for The Coding Institute. She has served as the President of Magic City Professional Coders (Birmingham, Alabama) and was a founding member of Capital City Coders (Montgomery, Alabama).