Amy Pritchett, AAPC Fellow, BSHA, CCS, CPC, CPC-I, CANPC, CPMA, CASCC, CDEO, CRC, CPMP, CMPM, CMRS, CEDC, C-AHI Approved ICD-10-CM/PCS Trainer
Amy is a senior consultant with more than 20 years of medical billing and coding experience. Her high-level auditing skills encompass both facility and professional fee services. Specializing in revenue cycle management, inpatient/OP/OBS/ANC/ED and SDS. Amy’s broad expertise includes RAC reviews, charge master reviews, inpatient MS-DRG and APR-DRG, outpatient coding assessments and clinical documentation improvement.
Having managed large coding departments and teams, Amy is an exceptional leader and trainer. She brings to Pinnacle vast experience and talent that can transform entire coding departments and achieve improved performance, quality, and accuracy. She is also exceptional at locating areas for improvement and developing processes that address specific issues to maximize individual and team potential.
Prior to Pinnacle, Amy held several director, management, and lead educator positions where she was responsible for facility coding, auditing and review, P/L, revenue cycle, and the managing of pro-fee audit for specialty clients including physician evaluation and management leveling. She was also responsible for the oversight of hundreds of coders and multiple locations where she provided staff with ongoing training.
Amy is a certified ICD-10/CM/PCS instructor and in addition, she has had several speaking engagements with AHIMA, AAPC, and The Coding Institute. She is also a frequent contributor for AHIMA and AAPC to teach webinars and workshops. Amy also maintains her Fellowship status through the AAPC. She also shares her time with the Volunteers of America where she teaches medical coding and billing in a program created for local members of the community. Amy serves as the President of her state AHIMA chapter (SAAHIMA), as well as the board of directors. She also serves on the Certification Committee examination review for the AAPC, and the Webinar Committee through her state AHIMA.
- RISKCON sponsored by AAPC where she was a panelist as well as a session speaker
- FY 2022 ICD-10-PCS updates webinar and workshop sponsored by the AAPC.
- AUDITCON sponsored by the AAPC where she will be a session speaker
- Several state and local AHIMA chapters guest speaker.
- Upcoming in March 2022 HEALTHCON sponsored by AAPC where she will be a panelist, along with a session speaker for Inpatient MS-DRG and Ambulatory Surgery Center updates.