New Vice President of Coding Christy Matheson, RHIA, CCS takes the reigns at Medical Record Associates (MRA)

Christy Matheson Joins The MRA Family

September 1, 2015,  Boston, MA Medical Record Associates (MRA), LLC welcomes Christy Matheson, RHIA, CCS as Vice President of Coding. Ms. Matheson’s addition to MRA’s team of HIM experts compliments and expands the services it currently offers to healthcare clients, including ICD-10 migration, compliance audits, denials management, and education.

Prior to joining MRA, Christy worked as the Director of Coding at Ardent Health Services, where she was in charge of Shared Coding Services in Ardent’s network of 14 acute care hospitals. She also previously served as the Coding Manager at Saint Francis Health System. She has an extensive 19-year background and experience in coding and HIM operations, ICD-9-CM, ICD-10-CM /PCS, CPT coding, auditing, data analysis, reporting, training, and education. After so many years in the same provider environment, Christy decided it was time for a change.

“After being in the HIM industry for almost 20 years, I was drawn to the longevity of MRA. Plus, we are mid-size compared to our larger competitors. Decisions are made quickly for the benefit of the team, the company, and our clients. I knew immediately that MRA was the right fit.”

“Service and quality are the cornerstones of our business success. Finding the right leadership to guide MRA into the future is essential. We are all very excited to have Christy as the new VP of our coding business,” states Charlie Saponaro, CEO of MRA.

About MRA

MRA is one of the largest Health Information Management (HIM) services companies in the United States. For thirty years, MRA has worked with hospitals and physician practice clients to help them meet their operational and financial goals through a full suite of dedicated HIM services. These services include complete outsourcing, department management, disclosure management, coding, clinical documentation improvement, and cancer registry. For more information, visit

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