President & Founder
Dr. Huff is the President and Founder of Enjoin (previously Huff DRG Review). He is board-certified in Internal Medicine and maintained a private practice for over 25 years in Memphis, TN. As a founding partner in the first completely physician-owned and operated DRG management firm formed in 1988, Dr. Huff is a nationally recognized expert in documentation integrity and coding and directed the company’s growth and strategy to what is now the largest physician-led documentation integrity company.
He has served as the physician liaison for the American College of Physicians on the Editorial Advisory Board of the Coding Clinic® for ICD-9-CM and was a member of the AHA’s Expert Advisory Panel. He has also served as a Special Consultant to the Department of Justice regarding validation of DRG assignments. He became one of the first physician advisors to The Commission on Certification for Health Informatics and Information Management (CCHIIM), and the CCS exam – all of which has helped to create the inroads for advanced clinical application. He was one of the first physicians to receive the Certified Coding Specialist credential awarded by AHIMA and the Certified Clinical Documentation Specialist credential by ACDIS.
Providing extensive clinical coding reviews, monitoring, and education, he has consulted with several hundred hospitals and with many of the largest, academic healthcare systems in the country on a broad spectrum of such as case mix, quality metrics, and risk adjustment in both inpatient and ambulatory settings. In order to unite care delivery with coding, Dr. Huff’s approach fosters mutual education and collaboration of physicians, CDS, and coding professionals. Many of the DRG management services being used today, such as including concurrent clinical documentation specialists and physician advisor programs were pioneered by Dr. Huff.
Clinical insight, thought leadership, and practice innovation have defined Dr. Huff’s passion for coding and documentation for more than 30 years. He is widely known for expertise in clinical medicine, coding and documentation assisting clients to formulate and execute strategies focused on revenue recovery, compliance, and risk adjustment across the continuum.
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