Navigation Links
AAPC Now Offers On-site ICD-10 Training for Health Plans Nationwide
Date:12/15/2009

Customized, three-day training designed to enable clean transition to new coding system.

Salt Lake City, UT (PRWEB) Dec. 15, 2009 -- The American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC) today announced the availability of on-site, customizable ICD-10-CM implementation training for health plans across the country beginning January. Developed specifically for health plans by a team of health care, coding and reimbursement experts, the on-site trainings are designed to enable any organization to systematically and effectively make the switch to ICD-10.

The ICD-10 on-site training program can be customized to fit any organization’s unique structure and size. Training will be conducted by an expert AAPC ICD-10 trainer who will walk health plans through the multi-year implementation plan step-by-step, covering areas such as:

 
  • Developing cross-functional teams
  • Conducting an impact analysis
  • Understanding crosswalking and mapping
  • Developing the training plan and appropriate budgets
  • Exploring compliance issues

“As all health plans must meet ICD-10 compliance, it is important for them to think strategically and prepare with the right tools and training,” said Julie Croly, President of Croly & Associates. ”The AAPC’s on-site training curriculum is designed to provide key stakeholders the insight, perspective and tools necessary to successfully implement ICD 10 within an organization.”

A sample agenda of the three-day, on-site training is available at the AAPC’s ICD-10 health plan training center. For more information about ICD-10 trainings and tools, please go to the AAPC website.

ICD-10-CM and PCS is an international coding standard that must be implemented by October 1, 2013. ICD-10 contains more than 187,000 codes—nearly 10 times the number of codes in the ICD-9 set. The change to the new system, mandated by the Department of Health and Human Services in January 2009, will be the most challenging transition since the inception of medical coding. To aid the health care industry through this transition, the AAPC has dedicated a team of its coding experts to develop and lead trainings for health plans, providers and facilities.

Click to Tweet: AAPC Now Offers On-site ICD-10 Training for Health Plans Nationwide: http://tinyurl.com/ydeyrqg

Additional ICD-10 links:

 

About the American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC)
The AAPC (www.aapc.com) is the nation's largest medical coding training and certification association for medical coders. The AAPC provides credentials to medical coders in physician offices, outpatient facilities and payer environments. The certifications offered by the AAPC include Certified Professional Coder (CPC®), Certified Professional Coder - Hospital (CPC-H®), Certified Professional Coder - Payer (CPC-P®) and Certified Professional Medical Auditor (CPMA™), as well as 19 specialty-specific credentials and the Certified Interventional Radiology Cardiovascular Coder® (CIRCC®) credential. These credentials represent the gold standard certifications for medical coding. The AAPC provides a wide variety of benefits to its more than 85,000 members worldwide.

###

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2009/12/prweb3342644.htm.


'/>"/>
Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2009 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved  

Related medicine news :

1. Health care incentive model offers collaborative approach
2. Eye-staining technique offers early detection for dry eye syndrome
3. Governor Rendell Offers adultBasic Coverage to 35,000 Uninsured Pennsylvanians
4. Mylan Commences Tender Offers and Consent Solicitations for Its 5.750% Senior Notes Due 2010 and 6.375% Senior Notes Due 2015 in Connection With Its Proposed Acquisition of Mercks Generic Pharmaceutical Business
5. Psoriasis Cure Now offers Back to School Resources for Parents of Children with Psoriasis
6. ADDAS Awareness Campaign Offers Resources and Education to Adults Living with AD/HD and Professionals Working With Them
7. Regence Offers InterM to Fill Gap for the Uninsured
8. National Non-Profit Organization Offers Free Mental Health Services to Military and Military Families
9. Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan Offers New Approach to Customer Group Wellness
10. ProAssurance Group Offers Coverage for Community Based Hospitals in Michigan
11. Super Jake Foundation Offers Hope for Pediatric Cancer
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
Related Image:
AAPC Now Offers On-site ICD-10 Training for Health Plans Nationwide
(Date:10/13/2017)... ... October 13, 2017 , ... The International Association of Eating ... excellence for the field of eating disorders, announces the opening of early registration ... Orlando, Florida at the Omni Resort at ChampionsGate. , The annual ...
(Date:10/13/2017)... ... 2017 , ... Many families have long-term insurance that covers care for a ... waiver for care if the client has a cognitive impairment diagnosis. , “What ... is often waived, so the benefits from their insurance start immediately,” said Mechell Vieira, ...
(Date:10/13/2017)... , ... October 13, 2017 , ... ... be giving viewers the lowdown on sciatica in a new episode of "Success ... focuses on current events and innovation and investigates each subject in-depth with passion ...
(Date:10/12/2017)... ... October 12, 2017 , ... CitiDent and San ... using cutting-edge Oventus O2Vent technology. As many as 18 million Americans are ... cessation in breathing. Oral appliances can offer significant relief to about 75 percent ...
(Date:10/12/2017)... ... October 12, 2017 , ... Asante, ... post-acute health care, have expanded their existing home health joint venture through an ... has been operating a joint venture home health company with Asante, delivering clinically ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:9/27/2017)...  Commended for their devotion to personalized service, SMP Pharmacy ... one in the South Florida Business Journal,s 50 Fastest-Growing Companies, ... list, the national specialty pharmacy has found its niche.  To ... soon be honored by SFBJ as the 2017 Power Leader ... to receive his award in October, Bardisa said of the ...
(Date:9/22/2017)... -- As the latest Obamacare repeal effort moves is debated, ... and Lindsey Graham (R-SC) medical device market ... is in an odd place.  The industry wants repeal ... on medical device sales passed along with the Affordable ... visits and hospital customers with the funding to invest ...
(Date:9/18/2017)... Sept. 18, 2017 EpiVax, Inc. ... bioinformatics and immune engineering, today announced a ... A (H7N9) vaccine. ... seasonal influenza and presents a challenge for ... exposure to be effective. Using state-of-the-art bioinformatics and ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: