Dorothy Steed is an Independent Healthcare Consultant and Educator in Atlanta. She was a Medicare specialist for a large hospital system and a physician audit supervisor for another hospital system, with 44 years of experience in healthcare. Additionally, she is an instructor at a state technical college in Atlanta, provides auditing & training in both facility and physician services, and has been a speaker at several healthcare conferences. Ms. Steed has written articles for several medical publishers and served as a contributing author for medical billing and coding training material. She writes online courses, provides webinars, and has served as a participator in multiple audits and investigations.