As CEO of Coding Strategies, Inc. and Revenue Cycle Inc. Ron has more than 27 years in clinical, mid-level and executive level management, clinical experience and financial management. He is also a proven strategist in practice building, coding and documentation for both Part A and Part B reimbursement and has broad experience with marketing, operations, development and public relations.
Ron is active with ACRO, ASTRO, SROA, ACCC, ACE, AAMD, ASCO, ACHE and several other groups whose missions forward the cause of oncology. He currently assists with the publication of the American College of Radiation Oncology Practice Management Guide, which serves to educate the oncology community as a whole.
Ron earned an MBA from Oklahoma Christian University a bachelor of science in health services administration from Weber State University, Utah and an associate's degree in radiography from MCC in Waco, Texas. His clinical and strong operational management experience assist in both short and long term goal achievement for hospitals and providers alike.
Melody W. Mulaik
MSHS, CRA, CPC, CPC-H, FAHRA, RCC
Melody W. Mulaik is the President of Coding Strategies, Inc. and Revenue Cycle, Inc. She is a frequent speaker and author for nationally recognized professional organizations and publications. Melody's areas of expertise include coding and compliance, management engineering, and operations improvement and she is nationally recognized for her extensive radiology expertise.
Melody often speaks at national conferences on many topics including Interventional and Diagnostic Radiology coding, Internal Audit Program Development, Coding Compliance and other healthcare compliance issues. Recent speaking engagements include the AHRA: The Association for Imaging Management, Radiology Business Management Association (RBMA), Healthcare Billing Management Association (HBMA) and the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA). Melody is the AHRA liaison to the American College of Radiology (ACR) Economics Commission.
Melody holds a Master of Science in Health Systems (MSHS) degree and a Bachelor of Industrial Engineering (BIE) degree, both from the Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech), in Atlanta, Georgia. She also holds the professional certification of Certified Radiology Administrator (CRA), Certified Professional Coder (CPC), Certified Professional Coder - Hospital (CPC-H) and Radiology Certified Coder (RCC). Melody has achieved Fellow status with the AHRA (FAHRA) is a recent recipient of the prestigious AHRA Gold Award for her organizational and industry contributions.