Posted by: Edelberg & Associates
Cheri Klein, Vice President of Compliance, brings over 35 years in the healthcare and coding/auditing industries including dentistry, biotechnology, emergency medicine, free-standing emergency medicine, critical care, NICU, inpatient pediatrics, urgent care, family practice, hospital outpatient services and other subspecialties. She is an AAPC certified coder and ICD-10 certified including specialty of emergency medicine. Cheri conducts and monitors quality assurance coder coding reviews ensuring standards are met or exceeded and maintained according to CPT, ICD-10, CMS and payor specifics. She also monitors client and provider acuity distributions as well as documentation deficiency trends and conducts audits according to trends. Cheri manages external audit projects working closely with clients on audits including coding, compliance, due diligence, and other types of audits such as payor denials and appeals submissions. Cheri works closely with the coding, compliance and education departments recommending coder, client and provider education opportunities and to ensure quality in all areas of coding and compliance are met, exceeded and maintained.