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Profile of Associates      

The Hekman Group is proud to be associated with many professional and inspirational people. The following are profiles of some of our associates. 

Mark HuizengaMark Huizenga, Certified Medical Practice Executive (ACMPE)
Mark Huizenga Systems Consulting LLC

Mark Huizenga is a Board Certified Medical Practice Executive (ACMPE) and has more than ten years of medical management experience. Mark has worked with more than fifteen specialties and sub-specialties. He has led several practices in turnaround and profitability and strategic development.His experience as a director in a 100M Children’s Hospital and as an administrator for a hospital based physician service qualifies me for a broad range of applications. He has worked in developing practices in Eastern Europe as well as working Central America. Mark’s area of expertise lies in the area of revenue cycle enhancement via process improvement and contract negotiations.

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Ken GortKendall J. Gort, CPA 

Ken Gort and his partner, Brad Kraker, focus on tax compliance, accounting and financial planning for over 30 medical practices across West Michigan. They understand the issues that impact physicians and have developed tactics for making complex financial issues comprehensible.

Contact: or (616) 530-2929

Judy BreukerJudy B. Breuker, CPC, CCS-P, CHBME, ACS, PCS, CPC-E/M

Judy Breuker is a nationally known and respected expert on medical coding issues. During the more than 20 years that she has taught and performed multi-specialty medical coding services, she has become one of the most sought-after coding instructors in the United States.

Judy is the founder and president of Medical Education Services, LLC, which offers customized coding, documentation, and compliance seminars for physicians and their staffs--as well as coding consulting and chart auditing for every type and size of medical practice. She is the former president of Medical Reimbursement Services, Inc., a comprehensive multi-specialty medical billing firm, which she founded in 1995 and grew to 15 employees.

With an unparalleled ability to understand and convey coding and reimbursement related issues, Judy has trained thousands of healthcare providers and their coding support staffs nationwide. She has conducted several hundred seminars and is a featured presenter at national conferences. She and her associates are committed to offering services characterized by integrity, personal service, efficiency, and accuracy.

A champion of excellence in her industry, Judy has served on national advisory boards for the American Academy of Professional Coders, Board of Medical Specialty Coding, and the American College of Medical Coding Specialists, and has been appointed to the PMCC "Teach the Teacher" Advisory Board by the AAPC. She co-founded West Michigan Medical Billers and served as its co-chair for 12 years.

In addition to all these accomplishments, Judy has also served as a technical adviser for Elsevier Publishing in the development of the industry's preeminent text, The Evaluation and Management Step - An Auditing Tool.

Judy is a certified professional coder, certified coding specialist - physician based, a certified healthcare billing and management executive, certified advanced coding specialist, certified physician coder, and is certified in E/M coding. In April 2005 Judy was named 2004 Coder of the Year by the American Academy of Professional Coders.


Ken HofmanKenneth G. Hofman, JD 

Ken Hofman brings over 18 years of experience in health law to West Michigan clients, and offers a full range of corporate legal assistance with an understanding and appreciation of the nuances of medical practices. Ken also contributed content for the book Physician Compensation.

Contact: or (616) 831-1721

Credential Codes:
CPC Certified Professional Coder through American Academy of Professional Coders
CCS-P Certified Coding Specialist - Physician based through American Health Information Management Association
CHCC Certified Healthcare Compliance Consultant
CHBME Certified Healthcare Billing and Management Executive
ACS-GS Advanced Coding Specialist - General Surgery

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