Abner Brignoni has over thirty (30) years of healthcare experience currently serving as the Director of Client Services for the Health Information Management Practice. He is a senior certified coding specialist (CCS) with extensive experience in hospital operations, management, advisory consulting, coding and auditing, and Interim Coding Management positions. His professional experience includes six (6) years as a Clinical Analytics Director with an emphasis on ICD-10 financial impacts, clinical documentation improvement (CDI) and education (both physician and coder), along with coding and physician documentation audits. In addition, Abner also served in the capacity of Data Quality Manager for seven (7) years for a large Orlando-based hospital.
Abner is proficient in DRG/grouper and encoder, having worked with Federal DRG’s through version 24, MS-DRG’s, and AP-DRG’s.