Director of Operations
Kim has been engaged in the workers’ compensation managed care, Medicare Secondary Payer compliance, and occupational health services industries since 1976. Prior to joining MEDVAL, she co-founded and served as Managing Director over CompProjections Medicare Set-Asides, a division of CompPartners. Prior to that, she worked as Sr. Vice President, Operations over the Medicare Set-Aside division of Coventry HealthCare’s First Health Priority Services sub-division.
Kim has extensive knowledge and expertise in the areas of workers’ compensation managed care including Medicare set-asides, medical bill review, systems analysis and development, medical coding and reimbursement, and occupational health administration and consulting. She has worked for companies covering all major areas of the industry, including insurers, industrial medical provider groups, health maintenance organizations, managed care vendors, and software firms providing applications to the industry.
She has provided consulting services to organizations including Kaiser Permanente, United HealthCare, the United States Department of Labor, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, the California Workers’ Compensation Institute, and the California Division of Workers’ Compensation. Kim is a frequent presenter at industry conferences, seminars and training sessions concerning Medicare Secondary Payer Compliance, medical cost management, and provider coding and reimbursement. She is a member of the Board of Directors for the National Alliance of Medicare Set-Aside Professionals (NAMSAP); she currently sits on the faculty for WorkCompCentral’s WorkCompSchool; and serves as the fee schedule committee chair for a California legislative advisory body composed of top risk managers and select attorneys who advocate for industry insurance defense and related workers’ compensation legislation.
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