About the Course


April 13, 2019
9:00 AM – 12:00 PM MT

A light breakfast and box lunch will be served, as well as facility tours starting at 8:00 am.


San Carlos Apache Healthcare
Triplets Conference Room
103 Medicine Way Road
Peridot, AZ 85542



Maintaining Balance: Professional Coding of mental health and behavioral Health scenarios
Speaker: Heather Guscott, RHIA

Assessment and Diagnosis of Mental Health: Walking Through the Process
Speaker: Patricia Hamrick, PsyD


Heather Guscott, RHIA

Heather Guscott, RHIA, MS worked in Outpatient coding for thirteen years as a coder, a coding quality review auditor, a trainer and a Hospital Outpatient Team Lead. Most recently Heather accepted a promotion to Denial Coding Supervisor.  Heather earned her Bachelor’s degree in Health Information Administration from Stephen’s College in Columbia, Missouri and earned a Master’s degree in Project Management.   She actively volunteers for AzHIMA as the chair of the Social Media committee, as a member of the Annual Meeting Committee and the Coding Roundtable Committee.  In her free time, Heather enjoys hiking in the Grand Canyon, camping and participating in trail & road races in Arizona and various other states. 

Patricia Hamrick, PsyD

Master Degree in Counseling – Texas State University
Doctorate Degree in Psychology – Our Lady of the Lake University

Dr. Hamrick has been employed at the San Carlos Wellness Center for over 10 years. She works with the Elderly, Couples, SMI (Seriously Mentally Ill), Substance Abuse, Trauma, and Bereavement. She uses Solution Focused therapy and teaches Mindfulness/Meditation in her clinical practice. Dr. Hamrick supervises and mentors several other clinicians. Dr. Hamrick has a focus on Behavioral Health Issues and conducted research on “The Coping Response of Cherokees with Diagnosis of Type 2 Diabetes”. Dr. Hamrick has done numerous presentations on the local, state, and national level. She currently lives in Globe, AZ with her little white terrier named Lily.

CEU Information

3.0 CEU – Clinical Data Management

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AzHIMA/AHIMA Members – $20
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