Advanced Coding Education ICD-10 Course (March 2, 2017)
ICD-10 will require increased skills and knowledge of ICD-10 coding guidelines and conventions. Why gamble with coding? Make sure your agency has a “full house” of coding experts. JLU will provide the training needed for your members to receive Advanced Coding Education and become an “ACE-10” in coding.
Staff will achieve confidence when coding by attending this specially designed, comprehensive class which covers all aspects of home health & hospice coding.
Certification (March 9, 2017- at the Connecticut Hospital Association)
What Does Certification Mean? Certification represents achievement of a standard of knowledge recommended by the American Health Information Management Association. A certified coding staff will assist your agency in meeting the necessary standards to assure reliability when coding. The certification is valid for 3 years.
Four major areas are covered:
1. Code structure & Conventions
2. Coding Guidelines
3. Primary & Other Diagnoses
4. Chapter Specific – Diagnostic Information
Target Audience: This class is designed for anyone who would like advanced knowledge in coding and validation of their proficiency. Participants should have an experience with coding. Participants will be required to bring a current ICD-10-CM manual to class.
Scoring: Participants not attaining a passing grade are given the opportunity to take the examination again, free of charge, within 3 months of the original examination date. Currently exams are administered on paper. The certification is valid for three years.