BOC names Jim Newberry recipient

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Wednesday, December 12, 2018

OWINGS MILLS, Md. – BOC has named James Hewlett, BOCO, as the 2018 recipient of the Jim Newberry Award for Extraordinary Service. A past member, secretary, vice chairman and chairman of BOC’s board of directors, Hewlett played a key role in developing BOC’s original accreditation standards and worked as a subject matter expert for certification exam development. In 2009, he founded Consultants PRN and continues to work as an author, educator and consultant for HIPAA compliance, ethics and billing. “Like Jim Newberry, Jim Hewlett has and continues to work tirelessly in support of BOC, its programs, certificants and stakeholders,” said Harry “J.R.” Brandt, BOCO, CO, LO, the inaugural Newberry Award recipient. “He is always making himself available to assist in any capacity needed.” Hewlett was nominated by Newberry’s widow, Lynn.