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Howard Jones

Howard Jones


He has been an independent consultant to physicians and hospitals since 1980. He has provided services related to practice management and regulatory compliance issues, selection of billing/EMR systems, and the design of EMR templates for practices and EMR vendors. He has focused on providing services related to healthcare regulations since 1992.

He is the author of a 1992 manual called the Physicians' Medicare Coding/Documentation Guide. This publication served as the handout for a training seminar he developed to assist physicians in learning how to be compliant with the new E&M coding and documentation guidelines introduced in 1992.

He has also been a contributor to other health care business publications, including:

  • Business Aspects of Medical Practice
  • The Encyclopedia of Medical Practice Management
  • Part B Billing
  • Make Medicare Work for You
  • Physicians' Fee and Coding Guide (1997-99)

He has authored training seminars and conducted them hundreds of times for physicians and hospitals across the country. These seminars included:

  • Coding & Billing - Do It Right The First Time
  • E&M Documentation - Do It Right The First Time
  • A Systems Approach to Managed Care
  • Medical Practice Management - A New Perspective
  • What Does It Really Take to Qualify for Meaningful Use Funds?
  • Healthcare Quality - How Do You Measure It?

He authored and conducted a presentation for 100 MBA students at Nanjing University in Nanjing, China in December 2007. The title of this presentation was ? Are You One of China's Future Leaders?

He is currently the President of his own businesses -

  • HJones & Associates LLC, a consulting business that provides services to both the healthcare and business world - solving system problems, copywriting services, webinars, etc.