Johna Kennedy-Preston CPC®

“What consumes your mind, controls your life.” — Unknown

Johna Kennedy-Preston CPC®

Healthcare Business Operations Consultant

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As a member of KB Healthcare Consultants, Ms Kennedy-Preston is a senior-level healthcare business operations consultant. She provides clients with expertise in revenue cycle management, coding education, managed care contracting, mergers and start-up ventures, Medicare recoupment and reporting issues, credentialing with insurance carriers and assistance with state and federal licensing. In addition, Ms Kennedy-Preston oversees business development processes in operational improvement, policy development, procedure design and implementation (including electronic health record set-up and workflows) and compliance with third-party due diligence and regulatory requirements.

With extensive experience in medical business operations, Ms Kennedy-Preston also serves as a training resource to healthcare professionals in both fundamental and emerging topics critical to today’s changing healthcare landscape.

Ms Kennedy-Preston began her career consulting for a medical management firm in the late 1990’s. From 2002 to 2013, she served in several key positions with First Physicians Group of Sarasota, Inc., a nationally recognized physicians’ group owned by Sarasota Memorial Healthcare System. From 2006 to 2013, Ms Kennedy-Preston served as Director of Operations; more recently, she served as Practice Administrator for two physician specialty groups. She rejoined Kerkering, Barberio & Co. in 2014.


With completion of numerous continuing education and professional development coursework spanning her career, Ms Kennedy-Preston is credentialed as a Certified Professional Coder (CPC).

Licenses / Certifications

  • Certified Professional Coder

Organization Involvement

  • American Academy of Professional Coders
  • Infinite Wishes Foundation
  • National Society of Certified Healthcare Business Consultant

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Sarasota Office
1990 Main Street, Suite 801
Sarasota, FL 34236
Phone: 941.365.4617
Toll Free: 800.966.8676
Fax: 941.954.3207

Lakewood Ranch Office
9423 Town Center Parkway
Lakewood Ranch, FL 34202
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4350 West Cypress Street
Meridian One, Suite 930
Tampa, FL 33607
Phone: 813.675.8800

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