Cheryl Ericson, MS, RN, CCDS, CDIP

Director, CDI, Case Management & Utilization Management

Cheryl Ericson, MS, RN, CCDS, CDIP, is an industry expert in CDI with over 25 years of revenue cycle experience. She is recognized as a clinical documentation improvement (CDI) subject matter expert for her body of work, which includes many speaking engagements and publications for a variety of industry associations. She has helped establish industry guidance through contributions to white papers and practice briefs, including several American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) practice briefs and white papers with the Association of Clinical Documentation Improvement (ACDIS) in the areas of clinical documentation improvement, denials management, quality, technology and querying.

Cheryl is an experienced revenue cycle consultant specializing in reimbursement methodologies. She served as the CDI Education Director for HCPro and Associate Director of Education for ACDIS. She is well versed in HIM technologies, with experience implementing CDI and coding tools in a variety of EMR environments. Prior to working with ACDIS, Ericson managed the CDI, core measures abstraction and utilization review departments at a large academic medical center.

Ericson is a member of the AHIMA CDI Practice Council, ACDIS CCDS Credentialing Committee and ACDIS Regulatory Committee. She is a past member of the ACDIS Advisory Board.