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The Team

Barry Libman Inc. has a team of 35 medical record professionals with expertise in coding and audit as well as training and education.  This team is counted on by clients throughout New England and the Mid-Atlantic states.

Barry LibmanBarry Libman, MS, RHIA, CCS
President and Founder

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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.


mary-beth-yorkMary Beth York, CCS, CCS-P, CIC
Senior Associate

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Mary Beth York joined Barry Libman Inc. in January 2000 and has been responsible for coding, auditing and documentation improvement services provided to clients throughout New England. Mary Beth has over twenty years of experience in medical record coding for hospitals ranging from community to teaching as well as physician groups practices.

Mary Beth is an experienced educator working with individuals and small groups on coding quality issues, CCS and CCA certification, and documentation improvement. Mary Beth developed and leads Libman Education’s CCS Exam Preparation courses which has successfully prepared hundreds of coders to achieve their CCS credential.

Mary Beth attended Northern Essex Community College in Haverhill , MA . Mary Beth is a long-time member of the New Hampshire Health Information Management Association (NhHIMA) Board of Directors and served as President.

Susan Pepple
Vice President and Chief Operating Officer

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Susan Pepple was one of the first employees of Barry Libman Inc. and remains actively involved in the operations responsible for all aspects of business management as well as product development and marketing: internet and social media promotion, financial management, strategic planning, operations, and coordination with accounting, personnel, and legal advisors. Susan is also Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Libman Education responsible for strategic growth and development.

Susan is a member of the Massachusetts Health Information Management Association (MaHIMA) and past member of its Board of Directors. Susan was honored with the MaHIMA Champion Award in 2011 for long-term and enthusiastic support of the association. Susan served on the Council for Excellence in Education, Workforce Workgroup, of the AHIMA Foundation.

Susan holds a Masters of City and Regional Planning from Harvard University, Graduate School of Design and a Bachelor of Science from Southwest Missouri State University.