Linda Schwab-Messmer, RHIT, CCS, AHIMA-Approved ICD-10-CM/PCS Trainer, and Dotsy Baxter, RHIA, CCS, AHIMA-Approved ICD-10-CM/PCS Trainer

Linda Schwab-Messmer, RHIT, CCS, AHIMA-Approved ICD-10-CM/PCS Trainer, and Dotsy Baxter, RHIA, CCS, AHIMA-Approved ICD-10-CM/PCS Trainer

Linda Schwab-Messmer is the senior coding consultant at Haugen Consulting Group. Linda is a well-known expert on ICD-10-CM and CPT® coding, MS-DRG, APR-DRG and APC methodologies, and hospital reimbursement systems. She is an AHIMA-approved ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS trainer, and is currently an active member of AHIMA, AHIMA ACE Volunteers, the Colorado Health Information Management Association (CHIMA), and the Northern Colorado Health Information Management Association (NCHIMA). Linda is the recipient of various awards from CHIMA and NCHIMA, including the CHIMA Professional Lifetime Achievement Award received in May 2016.

Dotsy Baxter
Dotsy Baxter is a senior consultant at Haugen Consulting Group. With more than 30 years of health information management leadership experience, she is also a skilled coder and educator. Dotsy has held leadership and coding positions in various healthcare settings including acute care, long-term care, public health, and her local community college. An AHIMA-approved ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS trainer and active member of AHIMA, she has served in leadership roles with AHIMA, the Colorado Health Information Management (CHIMA), and the Southern Colorado Health Information Management Association (SCHIMA).