Carol Hoppe Professional Biography

Carol Hoppe, CPC, CCS-P, CPC-I

Integrity Health Strategies
12800 N. Meridian Street, Suite 305
Carmel, IN 46032


Carol Hoppe offers a wide range of services to physicians and hospital clients including billing and coding education, chart reviews, practice financial and operational assessments, as well as ICD-10 implementation planning and training.  Carol has been in healthcare for more than 25 years with hands-on physician practice experience working in transcription, billing, collections, office management and various other roles.  She is knowledgeable in several specialties including family practice, internal medicine, breast oncology, cardiology, dermatology, endocrinology, OB/GYN, orthopedics, pain management, pediatrics and vascular surgery.

Carol received her certification through the American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC) as a Certified Professional Coder (CPC) in 2002 and through the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) as a Certified Coding Specialist-Physician Based (CCS-P) in 2003.  She received her Certified Professional Coding Instructor (CPC-I) certification through the AAPC and became an AHIMA-approved ICD-10 trainer in 2011.  Carol holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business Management from Indiana Wesleyan University where she graduated with honors, Summa Cum Laude.

Carol has published articles, developed and presented billing and coding curriculum for physicians and staff, participated in Anthem and United Healthcare payer committees, and was an Adjunct Instructor at Sanford Brown College in Indianapolis where she taught Medical Billing and Coding.  She is also a member of the National Association of Professional Women (NAPW), the WPS Medicare Part B J8 Provider Outreach and Education Advisory Group (POE AG), the AHIMA CCS-P Exam Development Committee and is an Online Adjunct Instructor for Ultimate Medical Academy.  Carol is dynamic speaker at conferences, coding meetings and webinars. She enjoys mentoring, helping others be efficient and successful in their roles, and providing clear solutions for medical practices.
  • "ICD-10: Challenges with Adoption", webinar with Integrity Health Strategies, March 2014
  • "Motivating Physicians for ICD-10", AAPC Indianapolis Local Chapter Meeting, March 2014
  • "2014 CPT Changes", IU Health Goshen Physicians, Dec. 2013
  • "Are Your EHR Templates Audit Proof", Indiana Healthcare Symposium, Nov. 2013
  • "The Nitty Gritty of E & M Coding - Examining the Gray", AAPC Indianapolis Chapter Meeting, May 2013
  • "E/M Coding",  Indiana State Medical Association, April 2013
  • "Orthopedic Coding Education", IU Health Goshen Physicians, June 2012, Nov. 2012
  • "A Medical Practice Workshop", Panel Discussion, Krieg DeVault/MGMA/HFMA, Nov. 2012
  • "99211 and Modifier – 25 Use and Abuse", AAPC Indianapolis Chapter Meeting, Nov. 2012
  • "Medicare 101", AAPC Indianapolis Chapter Workshop, Sept. 2012
  • "General Surgery Coding", AAPC Greenwood Chapter Meeting, Sept. 2012
  • "2012 Coding Updates and Education", IU Health Goshen Physicians, multiple times in 2012
  • "ENT-Allergy" and "Pulmonology" coding education, Indiana State Medical Association, Feb. 2012
  • "2012 Coding Updates and Education", IU Health Goshen Physicians, multiple times in 2012
  • "2012 Provider Coding Retreat", IU Health Goshen Physicians, June 2012
  • "E&M Coding Guidelines for Physicians", Community Health Network multiple times, 2002 thru 2011
  • "Billing and Collections 101" ten week series, Community Health Network, multiple times from 2002 thru 2011
  • "2011 Annual Coding Updates", Community Health Network Physician and Staff Education, 7 sessions from Dec. 2010 thru Jan. 2011
  • "Medicare Elimination of Consultation Codes", Community Health Network Physician and Staff Education, Dec. 2009
  • "Annual physician and staff coding education", Primecare Physician Network, multiple times, 2002 thru 2008