Howard Jones

Howard Jones

Howard Jones has worked with physicians and hospitals since 1980. He is the President of HJones & Associates LLC, an independent consulting firm that he founded in 2002. He has focused on providing services related to healthcare regulations since 1992. But he has also provided services related to practice management, physician coding & billing, selection of billing/EMR systems, and the design of EMR templates for practices and EMR vendors.

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 remains the President of HJones & Associates LLC, and currently focuses his attention on –

  • Writing blogs, web content, and white papers
  • Copywriting services
  • Webinars on HIPAA