NCHIMA Delegate and Past-President, Lee Ford received a certificate for co-chairing the NCHICA ICD-10 Taskforce from 2009 – 2015 on December 10, 2015 in Cary, NC. Pictured with Lee is the co-chair, Laurie Woodrome, LapCorp. Lee has worked diligently over the past 6 years to ensure North Carolina healthcare providers, hospitals and HIM Professionals were ready for the ICD-10-CM and PCS Implementation. Lee has worked on behalf of NCHIMA to partner with the NC AHEC’s and traveled many miles across the state representing NCHIMA and NCHICA to provide training for healthcare providers and their staff on the ICD-10-CM/PCS coding system. We appreciate all of Lee’s hard work and volunteer service during this time in which he received the AHIMA Triumph Award and NCHIMA Foster Award for his work fostering relationships centered around ICD-10-CM Education, and served as President of NCHIMA during the 2012-2013 year.