About Us

CodingCertification.Org is owned and managed by Laureen Jandroep, CPC, CPC-I who is also Sr. Instructor. The mission of CodingCertification.Org is to help new and seasoned coders with their certification education – first to get certified then to maintain certification.

This is done via articles, videos and practice questions many of which are freely available through out the site. Some are paid products like our popular Coding Certification Review Blitz and CEU On Demand Classes and Physician Based Coding Course. We have a new discussion board where aspiring coders can ask their questions about getting certified and one where certified coders can discuss ways they’ve maintained their CEUs for their respective credential.

About Laureen Jandroep, CPC, CPC-H, CPC-I, CMSCS, CHCI, CPPM

Laureen Jandroep, CPC, CPC-H, CPC-I, CMSCS, CHCI, CPPMLaureen has over 20 years in the healthcare field. She graduated as an Occupational Therapist in 2006 and before long was running a successful therapy practice which did over 1.6 million in billing per year with a less than .06% rejection rate. Once Medicare changed how rehab companies were reimbursed this business was closed and Laureen eventually started a new company dedicated to teaching Medical Billing and Coding. This business was eventually sold and is now run by the AAPC as part of their online course offerings.

Currently Laureen works full time for 3M as a Medical Coding Analyst and on the side teaches medical coding though her company CodingCertification.Org.

She founded the Southern Jersey Chapter of the AAPC and also served on the AAPC National Advisory board from 2003 – 2006 in addition to being a consulting editor for several “Coding Alert” publications for the Coding Institute.

Laureen lives in southern New Jersey with her husband of 20+ years Anthony and four young children. They are active foster parents and spend most of their free time these days just being parents which they love. [more ...]

Other Team Members

Alicia Scott, CPC, Instructor

Alicia Scott, CPCAlicia has been working with medical coding for almost seven years. She first learned about medical coding while working in a medical records department at a resort town hospital near where she was raised. Through the years she has held several jobs in the medical field from, CNA, EMT, Pharmacy technician and Medial Records Abstractor and Analyst.  Outside of the medical field she has worked as a Real Estate agent, and owned her own on-line retail business. The medical field has always been where she felt the most comfortable.

After high school Alicia was accepted into a nursing program at a local university in Missouri. She started the program but did not complete it due to a sudden illness. During that time she got married and started a family. With intentions to always go back and finish her nursing degree she got the opportunity to work in medical coding instead.  She joined the AAPC and became certified as a CPC® in 2011.

Presently Alicia lives in West Texas and is married with six children. She is working towards her Masters in Health Care Administration with an emphasis on education. She is an instructor at a private college teaching medical coding and billing and medical law and ethics. Having taken many on-line classes through the years to complete her degree she feels very comfortable with both face to face and on-line learning. Alicia will tell you that not only does she love medical coding but she has a passion for teaching it.

Boyd Staszewski- Video and Webmaster

Boyd is “the head coach” at www.localbusinesscoach.com and enjoys helping entrepreneurs both online and offline succeed in internet marketing. Having over 20 years of digital media experience, he continues to be on the cutting edge of marketing on the internet.

Laureen found Boyd online back in 2011 shortly after the 2011 Blitz package was produced while he was living with his wife and son in Fortaleza Brazil. She enlisted Boyd in helping her streamline her sales and delivery process. Since then, the two have improved the overall goals of www.codingcertification.org and have enjoyed adding (amoung other things) monthly webinars to “CCO” to stay in touch and deepen the relationship of Laureen to her fellow coders.

Among other things, Boyd contributes video support, membership support, email, sales copy, search engine optimization and over all tech support for Laureen and her students.

Boyd lives in Florida with his wife Conceicao and son Zachary.

Ruth Sheets, CPC-A, Administrative Specialist

Ruth is a relative newcomer to the world of medical coding, but has a wealth of business experience as a software and web developer, manager of a software team,  holistic health coach and business owner.  When she decided to pursue obtaining her CPC she turned to CodingCertification.Org to help her make it happen.  She enrolled in the Physician Based Medical Coding course and utilized CodingCertification.Org’s Blitz Videos.  The result?  Passing  the CPC Board Exam on the first try!

Currently, Ruth contributes to content at CodingCertification.Org from the perspective and inquisitive mind of someone new to coding.  Ruth resides with her husband in the beautiful Mid Hudson Valley in New York and has two wonderful grown children.  Ruth is President of her local Toastmasters Club, active in American Association of University Women, and enjoys gardening, yoga, walking, cooking with unprocessed, natural foods, and has a passion for staying healthy by following holistic health practices.

 

Sylvia Ann Wiegand, Administrative Assistant – Helpdesk

 After working in the medical field for 4 years at Bethphage and 2 years for Blue Cross Blue Shield Of Texas, Sylvia Ann Wiegand took a break from her career path to begin a family and is now eager to re-enter the ever-challenging profession.
As an attentive student of the esteemed and widely respected Alicia Scott, Sylvia Ann Wiegand was able to graduate from American Commercial College, Complete her NRCCS Certification, and go on to volunteer at MHMR for medical billing in the same year she joined AAPC; 2012.
Sylvia Ann Wiegand currently resides in a home in West Texas and is a beloved wife, and mother of two strapping lads and one very cute girl.

 

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