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The Team

Barry LibmanBarry Libman, MS
President and Founder

Barry is recognized for his in-depth knowledge of coding and reimbursement issues for acute care hospitals. An area of particular interest and expertise is Long Term Acute Care (LTAC) coding.

Barry is the founder of both Barry Libman Inc., a company that provides coding, audit, and educational services to the HIM departments of healthcare institutions, as well as Libman Education, a leading provider of training for the health care workforce. Prior to forming these organizations, he held a number of positions in the health information management field, working for hospitals, insurers, consulting firms, and regulatory bodies.

Barry is often called upon to provide education and training on code updates and coding issues. He received the Professional Achievement Award from the Massachusetts Health Information Management Association (MaHIMA), served on the MaHIMA Board of Directors, and served as a representative to the House of Delegates held at the AHIMA national conference. He was formerly a member of the coding advisory board of Wolters Kluwer Law & Business. Barry is a graduate of Northeastern University and received a Masters in Healthcare Administration from Simmons College.

Susan Pepple, BS, MCRP
Vice President and Chief Operating Officer 

Susan Pepple, Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Barry Libman Inc, has over 20 years’ HIM experience.  Susan helped to co-found Libman Education.

Working with a team of nationally recognized authorities in coding and HIM, both within Libman Education and with additional carefully selected partners, Susan leads the company’s response to the healthcare industry’s demand for comprehensive and customizable online training.

Susan is a graduate of Southwest Missouri State University and Harvard University’s Graduate School of Design.