Pam D'Apuzzo - CPC, ACS-EM, ACS-MS, CPMA

Managing Director
Coding, Compliance & Operational Excellence

Pam D’Apuzzo is a Managing Director at VMG Health leading the Coding, Compliance and Operational Excellence Management service line. She is a recognized leader and industry expert in the area of coding and compliance. Pam’s 30-plus years of healthcare consulting experience spans academic medical centers, community hospitals, faculty practice plans and large private practices.

A trusted adviser to New York’s leading healthcare institutions, she conducts educational and training seminars and provides comprehensive compliance programs. Pam also has a successful record of practice management services including operational and billing review, practice assessment, practice start-up assistance and EMR implementation.

Pam is a frequent speaker at conferences sponsored by the American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC), Health Financial Management Association (HFMA), New York State Society of Physician Assistants (NYSSPA), Suffolk County Medical Society (SCMS) and American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists (AAGL).

2018 Revenue Cycle Summit: Road Map to Revenue – NYHIMA/HFMA Partnership Education Series

Coding and Documentation Guidelines for PA Practice – NYSSPA

Appropriate Workflow Options and Compliance for Hospital and Office Based PA Practice – NYSSPA

Risky Business: The World of Physician Auditing – AAPC Selden Chapter

Module 4 – Revenue Cycle Quality Assurance – Primary Care Development Corporation

Module 3 – Corporate Compliance: Concepts for Policy and Procedure Development – Primary Care Development Corporation

Module 2 – The Medical Billing Process – Primary Care Development Corporation

Module 1 – Building Your Internal Billing Infrastructure – Primary Care Development Corporation

Collections for Medical Practice: Getting All You’re Owed in a Changing Insurance Landscape – Decision Health

Risky Business: The World of Physician Auditing – St. Joseph’s College

Risky Business: The World of Physician Auditing – NEHIA 2017 Audit & Compliance Conference

Health Care Fraud: Audit, Compliance, and Regulatory Guidelines – St. John’s Law School

Compliance: How to Use (tiring) Documentation Requirements to Our Advantage – Eastern PA Healthcare Executive Network (EPAHEN) Symposium ACHE

Understanding MACRA and Preparing for Its Impact – 45th AAGL Global Congress on Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery

Breaking the Code: A Refresher on Maximizing Billing & Reimbursement for Hysterectomy – AAGL Global Hysterectomy Summit: Expanding the Surgical Armamentarium & Optimizing Outcomes in a Value-Based Medical World

Physician Assistant Reimbursement Workshop: Practice Billing and Reimbursement Rules – NYSSPA

Physician Assistant Reimbursement Workshop: NonPhysician Practitioners Rules: Incident-To and Shared Visits – NYSSPA

Physician Assistant Reimbursement Workshop –  NYSSPA

ICD-10 Coding and Documentation: What Every OB/GYN Needs to Know – GATE Institute of Holy Cross Hospital

ICD-10 Coding and Documentation: What Every OB/GYN Needs to Know  AAGL – 5th Annual Meeting on Laparoscopic, Robotic & Vaginal Hysterectomy

Mid Level Physician Billing and Coding – East Stroudsberg Local Chapter AAPC

Areas of Expertise
  • Coding, Compliance & Operational Excellence
Affiliations
  • Member, AAPC
  • Member, AAPC
  • Member, ACMCS
  • Member, AHIMA
  • Member, BMSC
  • Member, HCCA
  • Member, HFMA
  • Member, MGMA
  • Suffolk County Medical Society
Credentials
  • American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC) - CPC, CPMA
  • American College of Medical Coding Specialists (ACMCS) - PCS
  • Board of Medical Specialty Coding (BMSC) - ACS-EM, ACS-MS
  • ICD-10-CM Trainer