Maia Bhirud Morse, MPH, CPC



Maia Bhirud Morse is a Director in the Clinical and Quality Partners team; she joined PCDC in 2012 to grow the organization’s focus on practice operations, school-based health, and medical coding for quality. Maia has led quality improvement efforts in federally qualified health centers, independent practices, and hospital ambulatory settings to achieve improvements in patient access and quality. She has successfully supported over 180 providers through the National Committee for Quality Assurance Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) Recognition process. Prior to PCDC, Maia served as Practice Manager for Norwalk Community Health Center where she oversaw practice operations, workflows, electronic medical record administration, and staffing. Throughout her career, Maia has managed clinical and operational pathway development, practice reporting, and primary care learning collaboratives. She has also worked internationally as an early childhood educator. Maia holds a bachelor’s in international studies from University of Richmond and a master’s in public health from Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health. She was a Princeton Fellow with Norwalk Community Health Center; she is also a Certified Professional Coder and a PCMH Certified Content Expert.

Maia’s areas of expertise are:

  • Billing and coding
  • School-based health
  • Cycle time reduction
  • Achieving PCMH
  • Clinical operations electronic health record workflow and policy
  • Reducing preventable emergency department/inpatient admissions