With 15 years in outpatient coding, 4 years in hospital HIM department, 10 years in HIM/coding education, and 7 years in Healthcare Compliance, Ms. McFarland is a nationally recognized and sought after expert in her field. Nettie is an experienced Coder, Manager, Instructor and Trainer and holds RHIT, CCS-P and CHC certifications. These credentials demonstrate expertise in Health Information Management, Physician Coding and Health Care Compliance.
She has taught Allied Health courses at Daytona State College and for the Flagler County School District Adult Education Program. Ms. McFarland leads physician documentation seminars and also initiated the DuvaSawko Coding Academy. She has been active with American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) on the national, state and regional levels for many years and has served in various officer positions including President of the Ocean Regional Health Information Management Association in 2000.