Howard Jones 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 is currently the President of his own consulting business – HJones & Associates LLC, a consulting business that provides services to both the healthcare and business world – writing blogs, website audits, copywriting services, webinars on HIPAA, etc.