Inga Ellzey is the nation’s foremost expert on dermatology coding, documentation, reimbursement, and billing. She has over forty years of extensive experience in the field of dermatology, twenty of which were spent working with a private practicing dermatologist. Her educational background includes a Master’s Degree in Public Administration, a Bachelor’s Degree in Medical Record Administration and national certification as a Registered Health Information Administrator.
Inga has spent the last 30 years as an educator which included teaching as an adjunct professor at the University of Central Florida. For ten years she served as a contracted speaker with Glaxo-Wellcome-SmithKline’s dermatology division. During her tenure with this international pharmaceutical company, she addressed over 300 dermatology societies nationally with more than 14,000 providers and their staff attending these sessions.
As Founder of her national dermatology-specific billing services, her companies Dermatology Billing Associates and West Coast Derm Billers currently serve over 425 providers in 37 states. Collectively, these billing services process over $405 million dollars in insurance claims annually making her billing service one of the largest, single-specialty, non-hospital based billing companies in the nation.