2019 Rural Health Clinical Documentation & Coding Bootcamp
*** Approved for 11 Continuing Education Units by the AAPC and ARHPC ***
Clinical Documentation & Coding Bootcamp
Become a Rural or Community Health - Coding & Billing Specialist (RH-CBS or CH-CBS)
Day 1 (February 5th)– Training and Hands-on Exercises
9:30 a.m. –12:30 p.m.
Overview of RHC and Small Hospital Coding Roles
Documentation vs. Coding vs. Billing
Orientation to CPT, HCPCS-II, ICD-10-CM
Introduction to Risk Adjustment/HCC/HEDIS
ICD-10-CM Official Guidelines Overview
12:00-12:45pm Lunch provided
Individual/Group Diagnosis Exercises
Review Major 2019 Changes in HIPAA code sets
General Overview of Key E/M and HCPCS-II Codes
Overview of Preventive Medicine Coding & Billing
Reporting Minor Procedures to Different Payers
CPT and HCPCS-II Modifiers – aka “Free Money”
Review of Major Concepts – Build Action Items!
Individual/Group Exercises for Generating Revenue
Day 2 (February 6th) – Training and Hands-on Exercises
CPT and HCPCS-2 Modifiers (cont’d)
Review of rural health procedural codes
How to Audit Medical Records with Case Studies
12:00-12:45pm Lunch provided
Documenting Preventive Medicine: a Deep Dive
Review of Major Concepts - Build Action Items!
Individual/Group Exercises on all Areas
Required Class Materials (software simply doesn't give you access to all of the guidelines!)
· 2019 CPT (AMA’s Professional Edition recommended)
· 2019 – HCPCS-2 Code Manual
· 2019 – ICD-10-CM
Who is the class for?
This class is designed for clinical personnel (MD, DO, NP, PA, RN), coders, billers, EHR professionals, and facility managers that work in RHCs and small rural hospitals.
What is being taught?
The Rural Health Clinical Documentation and Coding portion will be taught live from 9:30-4 on Feb 5th and Feb 6th, 2019 The Rural/Community Health Billing portion will be taught via 2 webinars and must be completed prior to taking the optional examination. Each webinar session will last 1-1.5 hours and slides will be provided for reference and can be accessed via phone/tablet/computer by registered attendees.
Earning the Rural Health Billing Specialist (RH-CBS) Certification
Upon completing both sections of class (as verified by registration information maintained by ARHPC) authorized attendees will be able to take the Rural Health 100 question online examination. If a score of 75% is achieved, a certification of Rural Health Coding & Billing Specialist (RH-CBS) will be provided by the Association for Rural & Community Health Professional Coding. Full attendance includes the live training sessions, a 90-day ARHPC membership (one year if you pass the optional exam), the 2 billing webinars, and the optional testing fee.
After you pass the optional examinations
A certificate suitable for framing will be provided along with annual CEU renewal requirements and membership dues based upon the date of the class they attend. If the test is not passed the first time a free re-test is available. The test must be taken within 60 days of the last day of class or a fee of $75 will be charged. To maintain the certification, CEU requirements must be met along with payment of membership dues payable one year after the date of the class attended. Registration includes class slides, 90-day ARHPC membership (one year if you pass the optional exam), 2 billing webinars, and the exam fee for optional RH-CBS credential)
No refunds after 1/29/19 . No shows will not be given a refund. You may substitute another person. Please send name to dGV2ZXBhdWdoIHwgc2NvcmggISBuZXQ=
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