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Margie Scalley Vaught, CPC, CPC-H, CPC-I, CCS-P, PCE, MCS-P, ACS-EM, ACS-OR With over 28+ years experience in the Healthcare arena, in positions from nurse’s aide to ward clerk and medical transcriptionist to office manager, Margie understands how offices are structured. Twenty of those years were spent in the field of Orthopedics. She obtained Certified Professional Coder (CPC) designation in 1995 from the American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC), where she served as a National Board Member for over 3 years. She worked with AAPC as a technical support person, in the Education Department, for 3+ years. Also in 1996 she obtained the status of Professional Credit Executive (PCE), which deals with extending credit issues, bankruptcy and collection efforts under the current legal system. She further obtained the designation of CCS-P (Certified Coding Specialist – Physician) in September 2000 from American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA). Then obtained the credential of Medical Compliance Specialist-Physician (MCS-P) in Jan. 2001, providing a more detailed background of compliance issues as outlined by the OIG. In 2003 obtained the credential of ACS-OR Advanced Coding Specialist – Orthopedic. She is a recognized AAPC Approved PMCC Instructor.