Kenneth D. Beckman, MD serves as President of The Beckman Group. Ken is Board Certified in Family Medicine with additional certifications as a Physician Executive (CPE) and a Professional Coder (CPC, CPC-P, CPC-H). He is a graduate of The Chicago Medical School and holds an MBA degree from the Keller Graduate School of Management.
Dr. Beckman practiced as a Family Physician for ten years in the Chicago suburbs and has been involved on the business side of medicine for the last 25 years. He has served as a Medical Director in multiple Managed Care organizations including an IPA, national PPO and HMO. Ken worked as a consultant for six years with Mercer and Milliman prior to spending 12 years as the Chief Medical Officer of a mid-sized national health insurance company.
Ken is one of a very small number of physicians with proven expertise as a certified Physician Executive and as a certified Professional Coder. Ken has presented at the National Meeting of the American Association of Professional Coders and has published on Documentation requirements for coding under ICD-10 and PPACA.