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CCH employee earns Certified Documentation Improvement Expert Outpatient

CCH employee earns Certified Documentation Improvement Expert Outpatient

GILLETTE, WY – Lisa Rummel, CPC, a medical coder in Health and Information Management (Medical Records) for Campbell County Memorial Hospital, successfully completed the Certified Documentation Improvement Expert Outpatient (CDEO) exam through the American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC). Lisa graduated from Western Dakota Technical Institute in Rapid City, SD, with an Associate’s degree in Health Information Management in 2016. She passed her CPC (Certified Professional Coder) exam shortly afterward. Lisa has been employed by Campbell County Health since June 2017.

CDEO professionals provide feedback to providers to improve clinical documentation and facilitate ongoing documentation improvement to meet all requirements of the patient’s medical record. To become a CDEO, documentation professionals must demonstrate knowledge of pathophysiology, coding and billing guidelines, and quality measures.

The AAPC is the world’s largest training and credentialing organization for healthcare, with more than 190,000 members worldwide who work in medical coding, medical billing, clinical documentation improvement, medical auditing, healthcare compliance, revenue cycle management, and practice management. Learn more at www.aapc.com.