Summary Curriculum Vitae

Practical E/M   •   Solutions for Quality Healthcare   •    Stephen R. Levinson, MD

 


  • Medical School: Johns Hopkins

  • Residency Training: UCLA (Head & Neck Surgery)

  • Medical Practice in Connecticut, 1976 – 2002

  • Trained as E/M Trainer by AMA & HCFA, 1991

  • Medicare: Executive committee of Connecticut Carrier Advisory Committee, 1994 – 2002

  • Payer consultation: Director of Otolaryngology and E/M Services for the Third Party Administrator Allied Specialty Health / Magellan Specialty Health, 1995 – 1999

  • Named plaintiff and compliance expert for physicians in national class action lawsuit against insurer non-compliant coding and payment practices, 2002 – 2005

  • Cigna Physician Advisory Committee (established under the class action lawsuit settlement)

  • Author of AMA publication “Practical E/M: Documentation & Coding Solutions for Quality Patient Care”; 1st edition 2005, 2nd edition 2008

  • Author of AMA publication “Practical E/M: Documentation & Coding Solutions for Quality Patient Care”; 1st edition 2005, 2nd edition 2008

  • Author of AMA publication “Practical EHR: Electronic Record Solutions for Compliance and Quality Care

  • Co-author of Medical Economics cover article, “The Perfect Storm,” reporting government audits of practices using EHRs, April 3, 2009

  • Compliance certifications:
    o CHCA (Certified Healthcare Chart Auditor)
    o PCS (Physician Coding Specialist)