About Us

Providing Custom Solutions to Your Changing Medical Practice Needs

Our Mission

To roll up our sleeves to give each and every client, no matter who they are or what their size, excellent auditing, education, consulting, and compliance services.

Not Cookie Cutter

CHCS Philosophy

Compliant Health Care Solutions (CHCS) was founded by Betty A Hovey, BSHAM, CCS-P, CDIP, CPC, COC, CPMA, CPCD, CPB, CPC-I.  Coders, Auditors, Physicians, Other Providers, Clinics, and Facilities need assistance in navigating today’s health care environment, especially when it comes to coding and compliance.  CHCS’ philosophy is to offer every single client extraordinary service that is customized to their situation.  No cookie-cutter answers here.  Each person, practice, and situation is unique; so is our response.  We are honored to partner with every client we serve and will continue to show it for the long haul.

Areas of Expertise

  • Clinical Documentation Improvement
  • Procedure and Diagnosis Coding Audits
  • ICD-10 Education and Training
  • E/M Auditing and Education


  • American Health Information Management Association
  • American Academy of Professional Coders
  • Sigma Beta Delta
  • Golden Key International Honour Society
  • Sigma Alpha Pi – National Society of Leadership & Success
  • QualityMD Advisory Board


  • Chapter Author: Telemedicine in Orthopedics and Sports Medicine: Development and Implementation in Practice
  • Healthcare Business Monthly
  • BC Advantage
  • Physician Practice Management
  • ICD-10 Monitor


Breaking Down Evaluation and Management 2021, Life as a Coder Podcast by Ozark Coding Alliance September 1, 2021

Betty A. Hovey


Betty is a nationally recognized health care consultant and speaker. She is an expert auditor and loves to help practices stay compliant and profitable. Betty’s philosophy is, “Physicians work hard for their patients and they should be paid properly for what they do.”

Betty brings over thirty years of healthcare experience. She has worked for practices both large and small with the same intensity and attention. She has spent years on the “front lines” for practices handling medical billing, coding, claims, and denials.  She has also managed practices and directed health care system departments. Her areas of specialization include Evaluation and Management, Primary Care, Dermatology, Plastic Surgery, Cardiology, Cardiothoracic Surgery, General Surgery, GI, E/M and procedural auditing, and ICD-10-CM.

As a speaker and trainer, Betty brings a welcoming mannerism that her attendees relate to and enjoy. She brings humor and real-life experience to her educational sessions that allow her to ensure that everyone understands the training and has a good time. Betty has educated medical coders, managers, health plans, administrators, physicians and non-physician practitioners all across the country. She has co-written manuals on ICD-10-CM, ICD-10-PCS, and CPT specialty areas.  She most recently authored a chapter for the book Telemedicine in Orthopedics and Sports Medicine: Development and Implementation in Practice.

Betty holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Health Care Administration and Management.  She is a Certified Coding Specialist-Physician based (CCS-P) and a Certified Documentation Improvement Practitioner (CDIP) through the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA). Through AAPC she holds certifications as a Certified Professional Coder (CPC), Certified Outpatient Coder (COC), Certified Professional Medical Auditor (CPMA), Certified Professional Coder for Dermatology (CPCD), Certified Professional Biller (CPB), and a Certified Professional Coder Instructor (CPC-I).  Betty is also both a member of Sigma Beta Delta-an International Honor Society for Business, Management, and Administration, and Sigma Alpha Pi, through the National Society of Leadership & Success.  She also sits on the Advisory Board of QualityMD and the Editorial Board for BC Advantage.  Betty most recently was selected to become a member of the AHIMA National Council on Excellence in Education.


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