Optimize accuracy of submitted claims and identify billing errors.
More than 20 years as a known and respected company in healthcare, Healthcare Coding Consultants of Hawaii is a leading provider of customized procedural and diagnostic coding support services, medical claims auditing, and education and training for physicians and staff throughout Hawaii, the South Pacific and the U.S. mainland.
Medical Billing and Coding Online named HCCH as one of the top medical coding companies of 2014, in addition to being a six-time award winner in the United States Commerce Association’s best of Honolulu’s health and allied services category.
HCCH’s full-time professional coders are certified through the American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC) and hold the credential of CPC, COC or CPMA.
Jeri Leong, Executive Director
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Founder and Executive Director Jeri Leong, R.N., CPC, COC, CPMA is a registered nurse by profession who is nationally recognized for her educational achievements in the area of healthcare compliance. Jeri integrates her clinical background with coding expertise to help the professional community stay informed on proper use of procedure and diagnosis codes.
Jeri has also instructed medical coding courses for the University of Hawaii’s community college system in addition to being a frequent presenter for medical societies and healthcare facilities.
Jeri holds multiple certifications through the American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC) including certified professional coding, outpatient hospital coding, certified medical auditing and a medical coding instructor certification. She is founder and past president of the Honolulu chapter of the AAPC and is a past president of the AAPC’s National Advisory Board.
In 2003, Jeri founded the Hawaii Professional Coders’ Education Fund, which is an evolving charitable trust fund providing scholarships and educational opportunities for Hawaii’s professional coders.
Tim Cabrera, CPC, CPMA , Principal and Managing Partner
Tim oversees client operations and is Director of Financial Services. He is a Certified Professional Coder and Certified Professional Medical Auditor and holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration. He’s been with HCCH since 2002 and coordinates client services, including scheduling and organizing projects, education and training events.
Rileene Waalani, CPC, CPMA, Principal and Managing Partner
Rileene manages our Waimea (Kauai) office and is Director of Coding Services. She holds the credentials of Certified Professional Coder and Certified Professional Medical Auditor. Rileene oversees our team of certified coders including onboarding, training, scheduling and quality oversight. She joined HCCH in 2012, bringing with her a rich background of coding in the hospital environment. Aside from managing daily coding operations, she is active with the Honolulu AAPC Chapter and volunteers on the Scholarship Committee of the Hawaii Professional Coders Education Fund.