Steve is a certified medical billing specialist instructor, a healthcare coding specialist instructor, a certified emergency medicine coding specialist, a certified multispecialty coding specialist, and certified practice manager-medical coding specialist. His specialties include emergency medicine, family practice, internal medicine, pediatrics, ERISA, ICD-10-, AR Recovery, Insurance Claims resolution, and training. He is a member of the Medical Association of Billers, the Professional Association of Healthcare Coding Specialists, National Healthcare Leaders Association and medical economics committee of the Florida College of Emergency Physicians and a speaker with The Coding Institute and Regent Surgical Health. He is a retired American Red Cross Health and Safety Instructor Trainer and a retired professor of coding and billing at Everest University. He is the co-author of the Medical Office Guide to the Employee Retirement Income Security Act and has additional books on AR recovery and Insurance Claim Resolution in development. He spends his free time rescuing abandoned cats, and a local patient advocate with coding and billing issues.