Sally M. Frese, MSN, RN, BC, CPC Senior Professional Coding Consultant Sally's impressive healthcare career started in 1978 and includes clinical services and care, leadership, consultation, and education. In the past, she has worked in the Emergency Department, various patient care areas including psychiatry, participated in research, served as a clinical faculty instructor for the Saint Louis School of Nursing, and then settled into coding and documentation compliance activities. Her coding career started in 1999, where she served as a healthcare compliance educator and auditor responsible for the development and implementation of a multitude of documentation, billing, coding, regulatory and compliance programs for a 350-member academic health practice.
She joined our firm in 2010 as a medical documentation, coding and compliance consultant. Sally continues to be a faculty member of the University’s School of Nursing and has been the recipient of several awards recognizing her expertise and contributions to clinical care. She has presented nationally, regionally, and locally on coding compliance topics and has authored or co-authored several juried papers. She received her B.S. and M.S.N. degrees from Saint Louis University and is an active member of the Missouri and American Health Information Management Associations as well as the American Academy of Professional Coders.