Special Designation for AHA Central Office Coding Expert

American Hospital Association (AHA) Central Office director of coding and classification Nelly Leon-Chisen, RHIA, was named an Honorary Consultant for ICD-10-CM/PCS Issues.

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Nelly Leon-Chisen

Leon-Chisen is well-known throughout the coding and health information management community for her expertise in consulting and teaching on a variety of topic areas including ICD-10.

Chicago, IL (PRWEB) April 09, 2013

American Hospital Association (AHA) Central Office director of coding and classification Nelly Leon-Chisen, RHIA, was named an Honorary Consultant for ICD-10-CM/PCS Issues by the Taiwan Medical and Health Information Management Association prior to their annual conference in March.

Leon-Chisen is well-known throughout the coding and health information management community for her expertise in consulting and teaching on a variety of topic areas including ICD-10. She is the head of the AHA Central Office, the editor of AHA Coding Clinic® for ICD-9-CM and AHA Coding Clinic® for HCPCS, and author of ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS Coding Handbook 2013.

As a featured speaker of Speakers Express, an AHA-sponsored speakers bureau, she brings her expertise to various hospitals and medical associations on a regional, national and international level. Leon-Chisen most recently presented during the annual meeting of the Taiwan Medical and Health Information Management Association in late March 2013.

She will be presenting ICD-10 coding information during the AHA Coding Clinic Audio Conference – ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS Diagnosis and Procedure Coding for Obstetrics on May 1, 2013.
For additional information, please visit http://www.ahacentraloffice.com or call 800/775-7654.

About AHA Central Office
The American Hospital Association's Central Office serves as the official U.S. Clearinghouse on medical coding for the proper use of the ICD-9-CM, ICD-10-CM, ICD-10-PCS, Level I HCPCS (CPT-4 codes) for hospital providers and certain Level II HCPCS codes for hospitals, physicians and other health professionals.

About the American Hospital Association
The AHA is a not-for-profit association of health care provider organizations and individuals that are committed to the improvement of health in their communities. The AHA is the national advocate for its members, which includes more than 5,000 member hospitals, health systems and other health care organizations, and 42,000 individual members. Founded in 1898, the AHA provides education for health care leaders and is a source of information on health care issues and trends.

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