Astara N. Crews, MJ, CHC, CPC Director of Regulatory Affairs has extensive experience in regulatory compliance, corporate governance and documentation coding, with an extremely successful track record of creating efficient yet comprehensive compliance initiatives related to maintenance and adherence to state and federal regulations pertaining to the healthcare industry.
Ms. Crews holds a Law degree from Loyola University Chicago School of Law and began her twenty year career as a Revenue Cycle Manager, quickly rising to several senior healthcare administration positions at prominent hospitals and tertiary institutions. As part of her current duties, her department provides coding and documentation education and training for physicians, as well as administrative oversight for organization’s compliance program. Ms. Crews possesses an extensive amount of expertise in areas of regulatory law, including the Anti-Kickback statutes/ Stark laws, Fraud and Abuse laws, HIPAA, OSHA and is trained coding instructor. She currently oversees and directs the entire regulatory and compliance department of ENT and Allergy Associates, LLP.