Nathan Kass, BSN, RN

Clinical Documentation Specialist


  • Daily record review for inpatient admissions to ensure the medical record accurately reflects the severity of illness and intensity of service, resulting in the appropriate MS-DRG assignment
  • Extensively collaborates with physicians, medical records coding staff, hospital administration, and other patient caregivers to improve accuracy and completeness of acute inpatient documentation.
  • Completes education for all members of the patient care team on clinical documentation opportunities, hospital coding and/or reimbursement issues, as well as performance improvement methodologies.
  • Conduct record reconciliation with hospital coding staff to assign a working DRG.
  • Maintains thorough and current knowledge of clinical care and treatment of assigned patient populations to critically assess appropriateness of documentation.


  • BSN from University of Iowa


  • Iowa nursing license, ACLS, BLS

Special Interests and Activities:

I enjoy Hawkeye sports and being outside. I enjoy spending time with my family.


Phone:  319-353-7770
Office Address:  C41

When asked, “What inspires you?”

“I like to help people and I enjoy making a difference.”