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The American Academy of Professional Coders and Ingenix to Offer Comprehensive ICD-10 Implementation Training
Date:12/17/2009

Two industry-leading sources in medical coding join forces to offer ICD-10 implementation training to providers, outpatient clinics and health plans in preparation for the 2013 compliance deadline

Salt Lake City (PRWEB) December 17, 2009 -- The American Academy of Professional Coders and Ingenix today announced a collaborative training effort that will ensure physician practices, outpatient clinics and health plans are properly prepared to implement ICD-10 medical coding systems by the Oct. 1, 2013 compliance deadline set by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. The programs, which include on-site, Web-based and group training sessions, will be available beginning January 2010. They were developed by a team of experts led by nationally renowned ICD-10 authority Deborah Grider, CPC, CPC-I, CPC-H, CPC-P.

“By collaborating with Ingenix, we have created a one-stop shop for all health care professionals for ICD-10 training and implementation preparation,” said Reed Pew, AAPC president and CEO. “Although physicians, coders and staff do not need to learn the ICD-10-CM code set for another couple years, every medical practice and facility, small to large, and every health plan should begin preparing now for a smooth implementation. Our training program will do just that.”

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