Debra Rossi, CCS, CCS-P, CPC, CPMA

Coding, Compliance & Operational Excellence
New York

Debra Rossi is a Director in the Coding, Compliance, and Operational Excellence division. She has over 30 years of healthcare revenue cycle and coding experience spanning academic medical centers, community hospitals, faculty practice plans, and large private practices. She has consulting experience in all areas of practice management and is a recognized industry expert in the area of coding, compliance, and revenue cycle.

Rossi conducts educational and training seminars and has overseen comprehensive coding and compliance programs at several of New York’s leading healthcare institutions. She also has a successful record with development and implementation of revenue integrity programs, denial management, and risk adjustment (HCC coding).

Rossi is the recipient of the 2016 Health Ethics Trust Best Practice Award. She is also a co-inventor of a patent pending, award winning coding tool focused on risk diagnosis coding identification and improvement.

Sector Experience

Ambulatory Surgery Centers
Behavioral Health
Hospital-Based Medicine
Imaging & Radiology
Medical Transport
Physician Practices
Risk-Bearing Organizations & Health Plans
Medical Device & Life Sciences
Pharmacy & Retail Medicine
Post-Acute Care
Telehealth & Healthcare IT
Urgent Care & Freestanding EDs

Areas of Expertise

Human Resources Support
Interim Project Management/ OpEx /Outsourced
Corporate Compliance Program
Education & Training
Coding & Documentation Audits
Revenue Integrity
Billing Office Assessments
Investigation & Healthcare Compliance Advisory

  • Member, AAPC
  • Member, AHIMA
  • Member, NGS Provider Outreach Education Group
  • Member, HCCA
  • Member, NYHIMA
  • Member, HLNY
  • Former Member, NGS Website Governance Board
  • Presentation: “Existential Threats to Practices: Revocations, Suspensions, & Extrapolations” – American Bar Association Health Law Section Physicians Legal Issues, September 7, 2023
  • Webinar: “2023 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule – Key Changes & Insights” – American Bar Association Health Law Section’s Physician Issues Interest Group, April 18, 2023
  • Webinar: “Reimbursement 301: Understanding the Landscape of Claims and Billing – A Practical Walkthrough” – American Bar Association CLE, February 27, 2023
  • Webinar: “Challenges and Pitfalls of Implementing the 2023 E/M Guideline Changes” – VMG Health, January 17, 2023