About Career Coders


Melody has 40+ years of experience in the medical profession. She is the founder of Career Coders Online Medical Billing and Coding School with a specialty in physician auditing and education. Her extensive background includes Director of Coding and Billing, Auditing, Compliance, Urgent Care and Billing for a forty-eight multi-specialty physician practice. She has previously worked as a contract auditor for State of Colorado Attorney General and Medicare Consultant for United Healthcare/Optum.

She is a past member/executive member of the AAPC National Advisory Board, and AAPC Board of Directors. She currently serves on the National Advisory Board for American Medical Billing Association (AMBA)Ozzy. She has published several articles in the AAPC Healthcare Business Monthly and many other healthcare publications across the country. Her true passion is teaching and motivated by career challenges. She resides in Loveland, Colorado.

Melody's personal side includes her husband Michael. He is her strength and support. Melody has two sons and six grandchildren. She also has an extended family of five step-children and additional 11 step-grandchildren.

She is now enjoying retirement as of January 1, 2022 with her family and new puppy “Ozzy” Toy Australian Shepherd that has brought so much joy to their lives. Most important of all, it has been personally and professionally rewarding working with medical professionals over her last 40 plus years, watching individuals grow in this medical field.

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Melody in the News!

Check out Melody's "Perseverance Pays Off in Job Market" article excerpt (5.0 MB PDF) from the "June 2013 AAPC Cutting Edge" Healthcare Business Monthly, courtesy of the AAPC.

Melody is featured on the cover of American Academy of Professional Coders "Coding Edge" for January 2010. She has written the feature article in the Coding Edge about Starting Your Own Business. Click here to view Melody's article (PDF).

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