AmeriVeri CR, LLC and key team members.


AmeriVeri CR, LLC was founded in 2010, is privately held, and is located in Greenwood, Indiana. Our team is spread across the entire country and provides services in the major medical, workers' comp and medicaid arenas.

Patti Merdian


Before founding AmeriVeri, Patti had a vision to create the most robust, comprehensive code review software available. Years of experience in both payer and physician offices provided the expertise needed to guide the development team in creating the AmeriVeri solution.

Jim Baughman

Chief Executive Officer

Having founded 6 successful companies beginning in 1968, Jim focused his efforts on co-founding AmeriVeri in 2010. Helping turn Patti's vision into a business, Jim has steadily guided the company from day one in a constantly changing healthcare environment.

Martin Amberger

Vice President, Operations

As a co-founder of AmeriVeri, Martin assembled the team that laid the groundwork for the AmeriVeri software. Over the past few years he has worked closely with the technical team on process improvement as well as the business development team.

Steffeny Derry

Director Claims Management

After graduating number one in her class, Steffeny became involved with AmeriVeri early in her coding career. She oversees day-to-day claims processing with a focus on quality control and manages all code updates as they occur.  Steffeny has the following certifications and degrees CPC, CompTIA Healthcare IT Technician, CompTIA A+, Project +, BAS in Health Informatics, and an ASMBC.

Dr. Stan Adkins

Chief Medical Officer

This former president of the Indiana American Heart Association and University of Indianapolis graduate brings perspective to the AmeriVeri team. As a practicing physician, Stan offers insight from the healthcare provider's point of view.