Sara San Pedro, CPC, CPMA, CEMC, CCP-P
Senior Consultant and NAMAS Instructor
AHIMA Approved ICD-10-CM/PCS Trainer & ICD-10 Ambassador
Sara San Pedro is a Senior Auditor and Consultant for NAMAS and an Auditing and ICD-10 Instructor.
Sara has nearly 15 years of experience in billing, coding and compliance and has worked in both private specialty practices and provider-based health systems. Having performed extensive work with physicians, non-physician practitioners, coders, managers and administrators on proper documentation and coding compliance, Sara is recognized as an expert in the field of medical coding and compliance.
Sara’s areas of expertise include evaluation & management and procedure auditing, annual work plan development, ICD-10 training and regulatory review processes. In addition to delivering training for ICD-10 CM/PCS coding, Sara has performed assessments of coder proficiency and developed custom course curriculums for ICD-10 CM/PCS training to address the various levels of participants’ knowledge and experience.
Sara is a member of the American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC), the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA), National Alliance of Medical Auditing Specialists (NAMAS) and the Board of Medical Specialty Coders (BMSC). Sara is an ICD-10 CM/PCS Trainer and an AHIMA-approved ICD-10 Ambassador.
When Sara is not dedicating time to healthcare compliance, she enjoys working in her garden and on home improvement projects as well as spending time with her loved ones in Maine where she resides.