William L Jonakin, MD, CPC, CRC

William L Jonakin, MD, CPC, CRC

Dr. William Jonakin has had a career spanning several areas:  pediatrics, emergency medicine, urgent care, and general practice.  He has always been interested in the business of medicine, and most recently the shift from volume to value.  He is the Medical Director for Medicare Advantage and Risk Adjustment at St. Luke’s Health Partners, a financially and clinically integrated network in Southwest Idaho.  He is also the principal in Clinical Discernment, LLC, a consultancy focused on the accurate representation of the illness burden of a population.  Dr. Jonakin is board certified in Pediatrics and is also a Certified Professional Coder and Certified Risk Adjustment Coder.