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Capitol Hill Briefing

The Coalition for ICD-10 hosted a Capitol Hill Briefing on the critical importance of the ICD-10 transition. The perspectives of prominent leaders from across the healthcare industry were heard.


ICD-10 Coalition Briefing

Tuesday, September 23, 2014; 1:30 pm
B-318, Rayburn House Office Building
Speakers at this event:

  • Sue Bowman, MJ, RHIA, CCS, FAHIMA, Senior Director, Coding Policy and Compliance; Chicago, IL; AHIMA – See Slides
  • Jeffrey F. Linzer, Sr., M.D.; Professor of Pediatrics and Emergency Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia – See Slides
  • Gail Eminhizer, CMM, CGCS, HITCM-PP, Practice Administrator, Digestive Health Associates of Northern Michigan, P.C.; Traverse City, MI; PAHCOM – See Slides
  • Sandra J Wolfskill, FHFMA, Director, Healthcare Finance Policy, Revenue Cycle MAP; Chardon, OH; HFMA – See Slides
  • Thomas Pacek, Vice President of Information Systems and Chief Information Officer, Inspira Health Network, Bridgeton, NJ – See Slides
  • John S. Hughes, M.D., Professor of Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine; New Haven, CT – See Slides
  • Dennis Winkler, Director, Technical Program Management and ICD-10; Rochester Hills, MI; BCBS MI – See Slides


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