Caren Swartz


Caren brings with her over 21 years experience in practice management, coding, billing and reimbursement. Her background includes 6 years as an active duty Navy operating room technician, where she participated in surgeries of all specialties. She has worked in various practice settings such as Orthopedics, Oral Surgery, General Surgery and Multi-specialty practices.

Carl Mays II

President and CEO, ClaimCare, Inc.

Carl brings a unique perspective to the medical revenue cycle field. Carl started his career as an engineer for Boeing designing next generation helicopters (after obtaining a degree in Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering from Princeton University).

Cathy L. Larsen

Director of planning and development

Cathy Larsen began her career in emergency medical services with National and International Search & Rescue experience.  She received a BA from California State University, Chico and a Masters from Chapman College, graduating with Distinction in both instances. A passion for serving others and making a difference in the world led her to a career with Federally Qualified Health Centers, where she served as Executive Director and Emergency Manager for over 15 years.  She is a Visionary healthcare leader with solid experience managing all levels of corporate operations including executive management; disaster preparedness planning, response and recovery; compliance; information technology; and, quality improvement. She has a demonstrated history of strong technical systems analysis abilities integrated with operational execution expertise.

Cati Harris

Credentialing, Billing, and Coding Specialist

Cati Harris is a nationally certified credentialing, billing, and coding specialist, with over 20 years of experience in the healthcare industry. Cati is the Director of Credentialing/Contracting with Solar, Inc., a third-party billing company providing physicians across all specialties full-service revenue cycle management and billing.

Catrena Smith

President, Access Quality Coding & Consulting

With over 17 years’ experience in the Health Information Management Industry, Catrena is a nationally recognized speaker and has published numerous articles in professional journals and magazines. She has served in many roles such as coding specialist, coding auditor, coding trainer, medical records technician, and coding manager. She is a former AAPC Local Chapter President, serves as a HIM student/new graduate mentor for multiple organizations and has served as an Advisory Committee member of a local college for several years.

Chad Schiffman

Director of Compliance for Healthcare Compliance Pros (HCP)

Chad joined Healthcare Compliance Pros (HCP) in 2014 as the Director of Compliance. Chad’s seasoned background includes over 20 years combined experience in healthcare, information technology and compliance consulting services.

Charles C. (Mike) Anderson


Mike's career has always been about improving the quality and delivery of health care services. With over thirty-five years in health care, including patient care, operations, contract and project management, to health care consultant, Mike has a unique perspective on key elements of what managers need for achieving success. Mike, has been an instructor and presenter on health management in a variety of venues throughout his career, presenting at both local and national conferences..

Chastity Werner

CEO of Nationwide Prescription Connection

Chastity is the CEO for Nationwide Prescription Connection, a pharmaceutical patient assistance advocate company.  NPC assists hospitals and clinics get their patients approved for medication that has been prescribed, but they cannot afford.  Chastity also has an independent consultant firm that works with hospital and physician clients on nearly every aspect of practice and faculty management including credentialing (provider enrollment), revenue cycle performance improvement, and operation efficiency.

Cheryl House

President, CCH Medical Consultants

Cheryl is the president and partner of CCH Medical Consultants, a consulting and management firm, and the Compliance Auditor for Illinois CancerCare. She has been in coding, consulting, management, and billing for more than 30 years.

Christine Duprey

Owner, Caris Consulting

Chris also utilizes her compliance knowledge and experience to assist clients in their preparation for SOC2 and PCI-DSS certification audits, client audits, and third party reviews. She has nearly 30 years of health care experience including consulting many organizations in the public and private sector through their HIPAA initiatives in assessment, planning and execution over the past 15 years. Chris currently serves clients as a Privacy Official, mentor, and/or compliance consultant.