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About

Kathleen Williams, Owner

Kathy Williams is the Founder and Owner of Access Medical Solutions, Inc. She has over twenty years of experience in the fiscal operations of a large medical practice. At Access Medical Solutions, Ms. Williams is responsible for governance, long term planning, and business operations.

Six years ago, Ms. Williams was inspired to start a medical billing company based on her confidence in the excellence of Melissa Gifford’s billing and management abilities. Her desire to provide exceptional billing and management services to other medical professionals is the company’s guiding mission.

Ms. Williams has a Bachelors degree in Economics and Accounting from McDaniel College. She went on to earn her Juris Doctorate degree from the University of Richmond School of Law. Her career has included a State Supreme Court judicial clerkship, in-house corporate legal counsel, and medical practice management.

She brings over two decades of professional experience to ensure clients of Access Medical Solutions receive the very best medical billing and management services.

Melissa Gifford, President

Melissa Gifford is the President of Access Medical Solutions, Inc., with over 20-years experience in the Health Care Management Field. Ms. Gifford is responsible for all of Access Medical Solutions operations including accounts receivable management, compliance, policy and procedure, client relations and reporting and analytics. She also oversees the coding, medical billing, and credentialing departments and is responsible for revenue management. Ms. Gifford is also the Supervising Manager of a large medical practice. This role provides her with a unique depth of knowledge that enables her to understand the complexities of today’s healthcare industry.

Ms. Gifford has worked as a consultant for Physicians, Mid-Level Providers, Physical Therapy Providers, and Ambulatory Surgery Centers, providing professional analysis of the client’s practice. Services include practice management guidance, fee schedule analysis, payroll guidance, and reporting.

Ms. Gifford has extensive knowledge of Practice Management and Electronic Medical Records Systems including Medent, Practice Manager, Practice Fusion, Kareo, and Web PT. She has been involved in and has assisted providers in successfully fulfilling requirements for both the Meaningful Use and MIPS/MACRA programs.

Ms. Gifford has a Bachelors of Science degree in Health Services Management from the State University of New York. She also is an AAPC certified professional coder and has served as an officer in her local AAPC Chapter.