Karen Kvarfordt, RHIA, CCS-P, CCDS

AAHIM Approved ICD-10 Trainer

Karen Kvarfordt, RHIA, CCS-P, CCDS, President of DiagnosisPlus, Inc., has over 30 years of experience in the Health Information Management field, and has functioned in numerous roles related to the efficient operation of Health Information Management Departments in both acute and long-term care settings.

Such roles included Coding Supervisor, DRG Coordinator and HIM Department Director for both acute and long-term. She has also served as JCAHO Coordinator and HIPAA/ Privacy Officer. Within this timeframe, she also served as Office Manager for a large multi-specialty physician group practice.

Currently Ms. Kvarfordt provides Health Information Management consultative and medical auditing services to health care facilities and physician practices nationwide to ensure documentation, coding and billing compliance. Ms. Kvarfordt along with her medical coding team, also provides remote medical coding services to hospitals and physician practices, in such areas as Inpatient, Ambulatory Surgery, Observation, ER, Hospital Based Clinics, and Physician Practice (E&M) coding.  Ms. Kvarfordt is also an AHIMA ICD-10 certified trainer.