Lauri Gates

Coding Manager


Lauri supervises a team of 14 coders and coordinates team objectives. She has 23 years of medical coding experience in acute care hospitals, critical access hospitals, large trauma centers, and rural health facilities.  She has four years of management experience within the coding and billing department overseeing the entire revenue cycle. She has been involved in the creation and implementation of an internal auditing process for both the providers and the coders within the rural health center.  She graduated with her Associates Degree in medical coding and billing. She also has earned CPC and CPMA certifications.

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