Rhonda Butler

Clinical research manager

Coding and classification, ICD-10

Rhonda Butler is a clinical research manager with 3M Health Information Systems. Of the original team that developed ICD-10-PCS under contract to CMS, she is the “last nerd standing.” In addition to ICD-10-PCS development and updates, she worked behind the scenes on many aspects of industry preparation for ICD-10, including conversion of MS-DRGs to ICD-10, and GEMs development and updates. Rhonda also serves on the Coding Clinic editorial advisory board.

She lives and works on the Oregon coast, about as far as you can get from the halls of politics without falling off the continental shelf.