Instructions on how to locate codes in ICD-10 Coding Book
Linda Kobayashi, BA, RHIT, CCS, has been a coding consultant, educator, and auditor for almost 20 years. Since 1998, Ms. Kobayashi has owned and operated Codebusters, Inc., a nationwide coding consulting company. She has also conducted workshops on a variety of coding topics, including CCS preparation classes since 2000. Throughout her career the author has remained professionally active, as an AHIMA (American Health Information Association) member as well as a member of her state association, CHIA (California health Information Association).
Her formal training includes a teaching credential from California State University Los Angeles, a B.A. degree in English Literature from University of California Los Angeles, an RHIT from AHIMA after completing the RHIT program at East Los Angeles College, and a CCS from AHIMA. Extensive experience as a hands-on coder, coding supervisor, coding manager, coding teacher, and owner of a coding consulting business, has given the author the necessary background to help coders prepare for the professional environment. Regardless of whether you purchase Ms. Kobayashi's workbooks to prepare for professional coding exams or use them to refresh your coding skills, you have made the right choice with these coding study guides.