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Chelisa Clark, CPC, COC, CIRCC, CPC-P, CPC-I

Chelisa Clark, Healthcare Consultant, brings over 20 years’ experience in coding professional and outpatient facility services for evaluation and management (E&M), interventional radiology, diagnostic radiology, emergency room, ambulatory surgery center, outpatient treatment, and ancillary services including E&M and ICD-10-CM coding. She has taught AAPC education workshops on a variety of coding topics and has provided coding education for various physicians and providers; in addition, Chelisa holds certifications as a Certified Professional Coder (CPC), Certified Interventional Radiology Cardiovascular Coder (CIRCC), Certified Professional Coder- Instructor (CPC-I), Certified Professional Coder- Payer (CPC-P), and Certified Outpatient Coder (COC) from the AAPC (formerly American Academy of Professional Coders). She also has extensive experience with ICD-10-CM and HCC coding/auditing.

Chelisa’s past experience includes working for professional coding and consulting organizations, large healthcare corporations, and hospitals. She has given educational presentations on various coding and compliance topics at the local, regional, and national level to audiences of coding professionals, medical billers, healthcare managers and providers. Her considerable knowledge of official coding guidelines for both inpatient and outpatient physician/facility settings across diverse medical specialties including interventional radiology, diagnostic radiology, hospitalists (including Intensivists), various surgical specialties, and evaluation and management coding makes her an invaluable member of the Panacea Coding and Documentation team.