Commissioners

Chet Deshmukh, MBA, MS, OTR/L, CHDA, CDIP, CPHI

Chet Deshmukh, MBA, MS, OTR/L, CHDA, CDIP, CPHI, Principal, VASTACCESS, Inc., is the Founder and CEO of VASTACCESS, INC. He has 20 plus years of experience in the healthcare industry as a licensed healthcare provider, consultant, clinical instructor, coding and compliance professional. He is recognized for his expertise in teaching "Clinical Coding" with critical thinking and analysis. He serves as an officer for many organizations including AHIMA's CCHIIM as a Commissioner At-Large,
He has held management positions at notable institutions including Deloitte Consulting, LLC, Duke University Health System and other HIM Consulting firms before launching VASTACCESS, Inc.
Chet has successfully directed initiatives in Clinical Documentation Improvement (CDI), Hospital and Physician Compliance, JCAHO readiness, Operations and Process Redesign for Healthcare Provider Networks. He has managed large healthcare projects in the Provider segments regulated by Federal and State governments i.e. Medicare, Medicaid, Workers’ Compensation etc.
He is recognized for his presentations on ICD-10 CM and PCS and continues to support AHIMA’s strategic initiatives. Chet has served as President, AAPC Raleigh Chapter and is recognized for his contributions to the NCHIMA and NCHIMSS.