Anita Rapier, RHIT, CCS is a Senior Coding Consultant with the American Hospital Association’s (AHA) Central Office on ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS. The AHA Central Office serves as the official U.S. Clearinghouse on medical coding for the proper use of the ICD-10-CM/ICD-10-PCS systems and Level I HCPCS (CPT-4 codes) for hospital providers and certain Level II HCPCS codes for hospitals, physicians and other health professionals.
She is also the managing editor of AHA Coding Clinic® for ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS, and is responsible for developing educational material for Coding Clinic. She is part of the team responsible for the annual revisions to the ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS Coding Handbook published by AHA Press. Ms. Rapier has over 25 years of experience in Health Information Management (HIM). She has held several positions in HIM, involving coding education, quality and compliance, hospital-based outpatient, acute care and long term care settings.
Ms. Rapier has presented numerous educational seminars and authored articles on coding and compliance. She has been an independent health information management consultant specializing in hospital and physician coding, quality assessment, and compliance. She is a featured speaker for the popular AHA Coding Clinic® webinar series and an AHIMA-Approved ICD-10 Trainer.
- ICD-10, Coding and Classification
- Presentation Moderator
- Keynote Presenter
- Breakout Presenter