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Ben Sayabovorn

Clinical Documentation and Education Services, Senior Manager

Phone: (917) 589-0704

Profile

Practice Focus
Ben has over 10 years experience with health information management, inpatient coding, and clinical documentation improvement.  He was the ICD-10 Education Workstream lead for multiple large hospitals systems across the U.S where he developed and implemented ICD-10 education for providers, coders, nurses, and other hospital staff. He currently specializes in CDI implementations, inpatient auditing, and physician education.  Prior to joining Provident (formally a part of Huron), Ben was an Associate Director at Navigant where he was a project manager and lead trainer for various clinical documentation improvement program implementations and an inpatient auditor utilizing the MS, AP, and APR DRG methodologies.

Practice Areas

  • ICD-10 Services
  • Post ICD-10 Compliance
  • Billing and Coding Compliance
  • Compliance Auditing
  • Physician and Coder Clinical Documentation Training
  • MS-DRG and APR-DRG compliance audits

Education

  • B.A., English, Rutgers University, Rutgers College, Piscataway, NJ
  • A.A.S., Health Information Technology, Borough of Manhattan Community College, NY, NY

Certifications

  • Certified Coding Specialist, American Health Information Management Association
  • Registered Health Information Technician, American Health Information Management Association
  • AHIMA Approved ICD-10-CM/PCS Trainer

Professional Associations

  • Member, American Health Information Management Association
  • Member, American Academy of Professional Coders

Representative Engagements

  • Education and Staff Retention workstream lead at large multi-facility hospital system
  • Lead of CDI turnaround project resulting in $1.2M annual revenue gain
  • Lead trainer for a regional clinical documentation improvement program implementation
  • APR DRG coding reviewer identifying monthly revenue opportunities of $50K -$100K