Kay Piper, RHIA, CDIP, CCS has a passion for helping others improve their coding knowledge and skills. Kay is a Hospital Coding Educator for SSM Health, based in St. Louis, Missouri. She educates inpatient coders working in 17 hospitals across four states. Kay is committed to others through volunteerism. She is the Coding Roundtable Coordinator for Missouri Health Information Management Association (MoHIMA). She serves on the Association of Clinical Documentation Integrity Specialists (ACDIS) Regulatory Committee. She authored coding articles for ACDIS CDI Journal. She created and presented educational materials for American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA). Piper also had the honor of serving on American Hospital Association’s (AHA) Coding Clinic’s Editorial Advisory Board.