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The MRA Team
Charlie SaponaroPresident & CEO
Karen Gallagher Grant, RHIA, CHPChief Operating Officer
Christy Matheson, RHIA, CCSVice President of Coding
Ms. Matheson has been active in the healthcare industry for more than 19 years and currently serves as Vice President of Coding for Medical Record Associates, LLC where she oversees the operations of the Coding business line. Her previous positions have included Director of Coding, Ardent Health Services and Coding Manager for Saint Francis Health System. She has extensive background and experience in Coding and HIM Operations, ICD-10-CM /PCS and CPT coding, auditing, data analysis, reporting, training and education. Ms. Matheson holds a BS Degree in Health Information Administration from Southwestern Oklahoma State University, and is a Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA). She is a member of the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) and the Oklahoma Health Information Management Association (OKHIMA). She is also an AHIMA approved ICD-10-CM/PCS Trainer.
Cathie Wilde, RHIA, CCSDirector of Coding Services
Ms. Wilde has been active in the healthcare industry for more than 30 years. Her previous positions have included Assistant Director of HIM, DRG Coordinator at Massachusetts Hospital Association and DRG Validator at Blue Cross/Blue Shield. She has extensive experience in ICD-10-CM and CPT coding, auditing, data analysis, development and testing of coding products, specialized reporting and in-service training. As Director she is responsible for overseeing the Coding division providing the strategic direction of MRA as a local industry leader of quality coding, auditing and denial management services. A graduate of Boston College, she received her HIM certificate from Northeastern University and is a Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA) as well as a Certified Coding Specialist (CCS). In addition to being a member of both the American and Massachusetts Health Information Management Associations, Ms. Wilde is an AHIMA-approved ICD-10-CM/PCS Trainer.