Gail I. Smith, MA, RHIA, CCS-P
Gail Smith Consulting, LLC
Ms. Smith has been an HIM professional and educator for over 30 years. Prior to joining UC, she was the program chair of a health information technology (HIT) program and director of HIM in a multi-hospital facility. Ms. Smith has served as a coding consultant for many years and authored Basic CPT/HCPCS Coding for the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA).
In addition, she served as a coding consultant and educator for the American Medical Association (AMA) for several years. As a member of the AMA consultant team, she was responsible for physician education. Ms. Smith is an active member of AHIMA and previously served on its Board of Directors. She received her bachelor's degree from The Ohio State University and her master's degree in education from The College of Mt. St. Joseph in Cincinnati, OH.