Ann Zeisset, RHIT, CCS, CCS-P

Ann has over 35 years’ experience in HIM and coding and is a nationally recognized ICD-10-CM/PCS speaker, author, and educator. Ann is a speaker and author on coding related topics, including CPT, ICD-10-CM, and ICD-10-PCS. Ann is an AHIMA-approved ICD-10-CM/PCS trainer.

Ann Zeisset, RHIT, CCS, CCS-P, is an independent consultant on ICD-10-CM/PCS.  In her role she develops, supports and delivers training on ICD-10.  Currently Ms. Zeisset is a contract Educator consultant at YES-HIM Consulting in Largo, FL She also serves as content developer for AHIMA.  Ms. Zeisset is an AHIMA-Approved ICD-10-CM/PCS Trainer.

Prior to this, she served twelve years as Manager of Professional Practice Resources for AHIMA. In that role, Ms. Zeisset provided professional expertise to AHIMA members, the media, and outside organizations on coding practice issues. She has authored and served as technical advisor for AHIMA online coding education, publications and articles on ICD-9-CM, CPT, and ICD-10-CM/PCS topics. She has authored or co-authored eleven books and over thirty-five published articles.

Prior to joining AHIMA, Ms. Zeisset served as director of Health Information/Utilization Management. Before that, Ms. Zeisset served in various coding roles, and has been an educator of coding and HIM for more than 25 years at multiple colleges including as adjunct faculty in the Health Information Management Program at the University of Cincinnati. Ms Zeisset has over 35 years’ experience in HIM and coding, and is a nationally-recognized ICD-10-CM/PCS speaker, author, and educator.  Ms. Zeisset completed a one-year contract between the Foundation for Research and Education and CMS to determine potential impacts to CMS when converting from ICD-9-CM to ICD-10-CM/PCS coding systems. Ms Zeisset also testified for AHIMA before the National Center for Vital and Health Statistics on readiness for ICD-10.  Ms. Zeisset is a frequent author and speaker on CPT and ICD-10-CM/PCS and served as author and faculty for the AHIMA ICD-10-CM/PCS Academies to train trainers.

Ann graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Organizational Leadership from Greenville College in Greenville, Illinois and an Associate of Science degree in Health Information Technology from Belleville Area College in Belleville, Illinois.  Ann was awarded the Distinguished Member award from SILHIMA in 2003 and the Certified Coding Specialist award in 2005, and the Professional Achievement award from ILHIMA in 2010.