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MoHIMA CCS Prep Workshop
Springfield, MO

Friday, August 10, 2012
7:30 AM Registration
8:00-4:30 PM

Saturday, August 11, 2012
8:00-12:00 PM

Overview:

This in-depth curriculum will help you obtain the skills and knowledge needed to successfully pass the CCS Exam.

Learn the basics of selecting the correct answers on the multiple-choice part of the exam.

You’ll learn a step-by-step approach to manual coding, utilizing ICD, CPT and HCPCS coding manuals.

This curriculum is designed to pro-mote confidence, and prepare CCS Exam Candidate by enhancing certification exam study methodology. It does not guarantee successfully passing the CCS exam.

Bring your coding manuals!

CEs:  10 (Clinical Data Management)

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Agenda:

This all day workshop will cover the following:

  • IPPPS Requirements

  • Overview of MS_DRGs

  • Calculation of Case Mix Index

  • OPPS Requirements

  • Overview of APCs

  • CPT-4 Guidelines

  • Modifiers

  • IP and OP Cardiac Guidelines

  • Arthroscopies

  • Sinus endoscopies

  • Debridement

  • Skin lesions/grafts

  • Pulmonary guidelines

Speaker:

Jennifer Williams, RHIT, CCS is currently attending the University of Cincinnati, the Health Information Administration program and plans to sit for her Registered Health Information Administrators Exam in 2014. In May of 2011 she graduated from Ozarks Technical Community College with an Associate’s degree in Health Information Technology. After completing her coding classes in August of 2010 she sat for and passed her Certified Coding Specialist Exam. Then in March of 2011 she sat for and passed her Registered Health Information Technician Exam.

From August to December of 2011 Jennifer served as an adjunct faculty member for Ozarks Technical Community College, teaching Medical Coding I. She is also a member of the Health Information Technology Advisory Committee at OTC. In 2012 she was elected General Officer of the Ozarks Area Health Information Management Association.

Jennifer currently works at Burrell Behavioral Health as an Administrative Assistant for the Healthcare Home program and enjoys her job because she feels a sense of accomplishment on the work she does and that she has the ability to apply her skills.

Location:

Burrell Behavioral Health
Meeting Room 1 at the Children’s Center
1300 E Bradford Parkway
Springfield, MO 65804

Registration:

Members/Non-Members:  $125.00
Students: $99.00

Lunch is provided on Friday.

Online registration has now closed.