Sarah Garza is an alumna of Minnesota State Community and Technical College. She began her professional career as a coding specialist at MeritCare Health System (now Sanford Health Systems) in Fargo, N.D., and gained extensive experience in cardiovascular, radiology, evaluation and management, along with multiple other types of specialized coding.
In 1999 she began working for CodeRyte Inc., a national coding firm in Bethesda, Md., and has worked as a coding specialist, medical auditor, and account and coding supervisor.
She most recently held the position of hospital compliance auditor at Essentia Health Systems in Fargo. Since 1999 she has been a medical administrative instructor at M State and is now a full-time instructor for both on-campus and eCampus courses.