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John W. Kennedy, B.A., C.D.I.P, C.C.S
Clinical Documentation Specialist

John W. Kennedy provides ICD-10-CM/PCS coding expertise for CHPR work on Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) and Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) quality measures. He has over 16 years of clinical documentation improvement/integrity (CDI) and coding experience, including work at the Department of Veterans Affairs, Kaiser Permanente and Adventist Health.

Skill Set

  • ICD-10-CM/PCS subject matter expert
  • Medical record review for documentation completeness and compliance
  • Creating, maintaining and manipulating large code sets in Excel

Research Interests

  • Healthcare quality measures
  • Public health


  • B.A., Economics, UCLA
  • CCS (Certified Coding Specialist)
  • CDIP (Clinical Documentation Improvement Practitioner)