For Immediate Release: Dr. Betty Bibbins, has been appointed to the Advisory Board of American College of Physician Advisors (ACPA). Dr. Bibbins is the Founder and Chief Executive Physician Educator of DocuComp® LLC as well as the Chair of the Association for Integrity in Health Care Documentation (AIHCD®).

The American College of Physician Advisors is the only non-profit professional membership organization dedicated to the development and advancement of the Physician Advisor. The ACPA provides opportunities for high quality education, mentorship, board and sub-specialty certification through the American Board of Quality Assurance and Utilization Review Physicians (ABQAURP) and professional leadership to assist physicians and non-physician healthcare professionals. http://www.acpadvisors.org

DocuComp® LLC is a Clinical Documentation Improvement, Clinician Education, Medical Necessity and Compliance organization that was established in 2000 with the belief that appropriate clinical documentation and clinical coding are the core communication elements in the healthcare industry. DocuComp® LLC brings together highly experienced, board certified physicians who have years of clinical experience, as well as having significant expertise in medical records coding, clinical documentation, and healthcare compliance education. http://www.docucompllc.com

The Association for Integrity in Health Care Documentation (AIHCD®) is an organization of professionals who are impacted directly and indirectly by the changes that are occurring today in health care reform, specifically, the changes that are generated or communicated through the documentation within the medical record. The AIHCD® is comprised of physicians, physician advisors, nurses, case managers, HIMs, clinical documentation integrity specialists, compliance officers, and coders, as well as health care attorneys, and revenue cycle specialists working towards healthcare communication betterment for all. http://www.aihcd.org

AIHCD®created the nation’s first nationally recognized clinical documentation improvement certification program, the Clinical Documentation Improvement & Integrity (C-CDI®) Institute. Since that time, the AIHCD’s certification institutes have expanded to include the Physician Advisor Clinical Documentation Integrity (PAC-CDI®) Institute as well as the Denial and Appeals Management (C-DAM®) Institute.