May 2024 Member Spotlight

Stacey Butler, CHC, RHIA, CDIP, CCS, CCS-P

Professional Shares

Where do you work and what is your job title?
Arkansas Children’s Compliance Manager

What certification types have you received or are seeking to receive?
I have the CHC, RHIA, CDIP, CCS, CCS-P certifications, and I am seeking to receive the CHPS certification one day.

Which college/university did you attend?
Associate’s Degree from University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
Bachelor’s Degree from University of Cincinnati
Master’s Degree from Louisiana Tech University

What other jobs and/or titles have you held prior to the present one?
I have held the job titles, File Clerk, Clinical Coder, Coding/CDI Manager, Coding Consultant, and Adjunct Instructor.

What do you enjoy most about your job?
I enjoy auditing and validating the great work we do, and identifying opportunities to do things even better.

Personal Shares

What is your favorite food?
Homemade cheeseburger right off the charcoal grill.

What’s something about you (a fun fact) not many people know?
I love the outdoors and traveling. I once rode a helicopter into the Grand Canyon to ride a raft down the Colorado River.

What’s your favorite family tradition?
Eating Thanksgiving and Christmas Dinner with the family.

What’s something you want to do that you’ve never done before?
I want to go on a mission trip.

What’s the best advice you’ve ever heard?
There are many, but this is one of my favorites. Excuses make today easier but tomorrow harder. Discipline makes today hard, but tomorrow easier.

Do you like to cook? If so, what is your favorite thing to cook?
I do not like to cook, but I have mastered my grandmother’s pound cake and get requests to make it every holiday.

Where is one place in Arkansas you would suggest people to visit?
Little Rock Central High School National Historic Site and Visitor Center