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Cathy Straub

Revenue Integrity and Compliance Audit Services, Senior Auditor

Phone: (412) 463-2761
(412) 463-2761

Practice Focus

Cathy is a part of Provident’s Clinical Services Group and has over 25 years of experience in health information management, inpatient coding, hospital/facility outpatient coding and DRG auditing. She is currently involved with ICD-10 DRG auditing and assessments of coder, physician and clinical training needs.

Cathy specializes in Clinical Documentation Improvement, MS-DRG compliance audits and coder education. She has proficiency in ICD-10-CM/PCS and CPT-4 coding systems, and is a member of the educational advisory board for the Health Information Technology (HIT) program at CCAC in Pittsburgh.

Practice Areas

  • Clinical Documentation Improvement
  • MS-DRG compliance audits
  • ICD-10
  • Coding compliance

Education and certifications

  • Associate Degree in Health Information Management
  • Registered Health Information Technology (RHIT)
  • Certified Coding Specialist (CCS)

Other Professional Accomplishments

  • AHIMA Approved ICD-10-CM/PCS Trainer

Professional Associations

  • American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA)
  • Pennsylvania Health Information Management Association (PHIMA)
  • Western Pennsylvania Health Information Management Association (WPHIMA)

Representative Engagements

  • ICD-10 clinical documentation improvement assessments
  • Assistance with development of clinical training tools for coder and physician education