Certified Professional Coder
Mrs. Grendahl has been a valuable member of the RT Welter coding team since 2017. She is a Certified Professional Coder (CPC) with credentials from the American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC), gained her certification as a Certified Risk Adjustment Coder (CRC) in 2018, and her Certified Professional Medical Auditor (CPMA) certification in 2020.
Mrs. Grendahl has served as an officer for her Local AAPC Chapter since 2019, and has been the active President since 2020. Her local chapter was awarded Chapter of the Year in 2020. She has worked in the billing and coding industry for several years. Her coding expertise includes cardiology, pediatrics, orthopedics, durable medical equipment, hospice, palliative and home health care.
Laura also has a special interest in data analysis and training related to the intricacies of appropriate ICD-10-CM diagnosis codes and chronic care coding with expertise related to HCC’s (hierarchical condition categories) for risk-based reimbursement models.
Mrs. Grendahl’s attention to detail, organizational skills, and ability to work well under pressure have been invaluable assets to RT Welter’s coding team. She provides outsourced coding and auditing services for a variety of specialty practices. She has a strong focus on maximizing reimbursement and ensuring top-notch customer service for our clients.