theFranaGroup adds Deborah Thomas, CPC to staff


Rockford, IL  July 17, 2018 –  theFranaGroup announced today that Deborah Thomas, Certified Professional Coder, has joined theFranaGroup as a Coding/Billing specialist. Deborah will bring her medical coding/billing expertise and knowledge to help client clinics review diagnosis and procedure coding within electronic medical records, and also implement processes surrounding proper coding of medical and behavioral health claims.

Deborah brings 25 years office experience with accounts receivable/billing in New Hampshire and graduated from Hesser College, Salem, New Hampshire. She is also an AAPC Certified Professional Coder.

About theFranaGroup

theFranaGroup, founded in 1999, is a healthcare consulting firm that provides solutions for Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHC), including a wide array of services tailored to Community Health Center operations and strategy, both before and after funding. With a proven track record of success, theFranaGroup offers a variety of services to achieve and maintain FQHC status including grant writing, strategic planning, management consulting and Board and staff development. The firm has helped clients earn more than $1 billion in direct funding and enhanced billing capabilities. In 2016, theFranaGroup clients in 15 states served over 585,000 unduplicated patients with over 1,750,000 outpatient visits. As a result, these healthcare facilities better served their communities and improved the overall access and quality of health services provided to the most at-risk populations.

theFranaGroup is a national healthcare consulting firm headquartered in Rockford, IL, specializing in Federally Qualified Health Centers.

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