Medical Billing and Coding Workshops for medical practices

We provide Coding Workshops to fit your schedule!

Workshops for medical practices

 CODING WORKSHOPS FOR MEDICAL PRACTICES AND TEAM MEMBERS

WE CAN PROVIDE 2 TO 3 DAY WORKSHOPS AND BOOTCAMPS AND/OR TAKE EVENING COURSES/CLASSES FROM 5:30PM TO 9:30PM

CALL US AT (602) 469-1193 AND TELL US WHAT YOU NEED. WE WILL WORK OUT THE DETAILS AND CUSTOMIZE YOUR TRAINING PLAN.

“You can be the best doctor, providing the best treatment and services and still be vulnerable to malpractice billing practices and denied claims with improper billing methods. The best investment you can make is in your greatest team members who handle billing for you.”

We’ve outlined the workshops and boot camps easily for you. Please feel free to reach out to us with any additional questions that you may have.

INVEST IN BOOTCAMP WORKSHOPS FOR THE GROWTH OF YOUR PRACTICE

Coding Workshops
Workshops & Bootcamps offered at Advanced Coding Services

All of our Coding Workshops and Bootcamps are detailed below and provide vital information the you must know

Certified Patient Biller 2-day Coding Workshop
CPB&#174 2-Day Intensive Training

CPB® Coding Workshop, Everything you need to know:

Prerequisite

Recommended: Minimum of two years coding experience and coding certification strongly recommended.

CPB® 2-Day Intensive Training

2 days of intensive Certified Professional Biller (CPB®) training. Course is taught with a live CPC-I certified instructor. Individual and group exercises, live billing scenarios, and exam taking techniques are covered in the class.

Proficiency across the covered material, which include:

  • Health Insurance Specialist Career
  • Introduction to Health Insurance/Managed Health Care
  • Processing an Insurance Claim
  • Legal and Regulatory Issues
  • Diagnosis Coding
  • CPT
  • HCPCS
  • CMS Reimbursement Methodologies
  • Coding for Medical Necessity
  • Essential CMS-1500 Claim Instructions
  • Commercial Insurance
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Medicare/Medicaid/Tricare
  • Workers’ Compensation

Class Size

The maximum number of students will be 20 per class. Class size is limited and is on a first come, first served basis. Should there be a high demand for additional classes, Advanced Coding Services will try to accommodate students by adding a class to the schedule.

Online Availability

This course is currently not offered online.

Tuition:

$695 per team member. Tuition includes course materials and practice questions. (Certificate of Completion will be issued.)

Certified Practice Management Auditing, 2-day Coding Workshop
CPMA&#174 2-DAY INTENSIVE TRAINING

CPMA® Coding Workshop, Everything you need to know:

Prerequisite

Recommended: Minimum of two years coding experience and coding certification strongly recommended.

CPMA® 2-Day Intensive Training

The student will learn principles of medical auditing. In addition, there will be discussion of key areas of regulations, CIA’s, medical record documentation and chart abstraction. This course is recommended for anyone who is preparing for a career in medical auditing and strongly recommended for anyone who is preparing for the AAPC CPMA certification examination.

Course Objectives

Compliance and Regulatory Guidelines including:

  • Define fraud and abuse and explain regulatory guidelines for key regulations
  • Explain the impact of the OIG Work Plan and Corporate Integrity Agreements (CIAs)
  • List the elements of compliance plans and identify potential compliance risk areas
  • Identify National Correct Coding Initiative (NCCI) and Medically Unlikely Edit (MUE) risk areas
  • Identify the purpose of recovery audit contractors and how to prepare for potential RAC audits
  • Explain the HIPAA privacy rule, including details on protected health information, minimum necessary, sharing of information, and enforcement
  • Identify medical record documentation standards and record retention standards
  • Identify common errors found in documentation for evaluation and management, anesthesia, surgery, radiology, pathology and laboratory, and medicine services
  • Explain the types of audits and the resources required for audits
  • Define steps of the audit process and identify statistical sampling types and factors
  • Explain aggregate analysis and when it is useful
  • Explain the importance of discussing audit findings with the provider
  • Provide practical application of auditing operative reports and evaluation and management services

Course Content

Compliance and Regulatory Guidelines including:

  • Fraud and abuse
  • Federal False Claims Act
  • Anti-Kickback Law
  • Stark Law
  • Exclusion Statute
  • Civil Monetary Penalties Law
  • Office of Inspector General (OIG)
  • Centers for Medicare and Medicaid services (CMS)

Medical Record Documentation Standards

  • HIPAA Privacy Regulations
  • Types and components of medical records
  • Accreditation Standards

Coding and Reimbursement Concepts

  • CPT® Guidelines
  • Evaluation and Management
  • Anesthesia
  • Surgery
  • Radiology
  • Pathology and Laboratory
  • Medicine including chemotherapy, psychotherapy, and physical therapy
  • Modifiers
  • Diagnosis coding and medical necessity
  • Physicians at Teaching Hospital (PATH) Guidelines Auditing

Auditing Process

  • Auditing
  • Statistical sampling, utilization review, RAT-STATs

Risk Analysis and Communication

  • Validation of audit results
  • Analysis and report of audit findings
  • Communicating audit results

Practical Expertise

  • Practical audit skills utilizing cases for practical application

Final Exam

  • Certificatiohn given at completion of course and successful passing of final exam

Class Size

The maximum number of students will be 20 per class. Class size is limited and is on a first come, first served basis. Should there be a high demand for additional classes, Advanced Coding Services will try to accommodate students by adding a class to the schedule.

Online Availability

This Course is currently not offered online.

Tuition:

Total Cost $895 per team member. (Certificate of Completion will be issued.)

Included Reading Material: Medical Auditing Training: CPMA® 2014; AAPC; AAPC publisher

Additional Required Code Books (Not Included):

CPT® Professional Edition (current year), AMA publisher ICD-10-cm Volumes 1 & 2 (current year), any publisher HCPCS Level II (current year), any publisher.

Required code books may be purchased through AAPC or any major bookseller.

Please be sure to bring a pen, pencil and highlighter, as well as a calculator.

CPCO Compliance Officer Coding Workshop
CPCO&#174 2-DAY COMPLIANCE OFFICER BOOT CAMP

CPCO® Coding Workshop, Everything you need to know:

CPCO® 2-Day Compliance Officer Boot Camp

The Compliance Officer Training Course is designed for the experienced healthcare professional, AAPC’s CPCO training course provides training for the multifaceted components of compliance. This training course covers key requirements needed to effectively develop, implement, and monitor a healthcare compliance program for your practice based on governmental regulatory guidelines – including internal compliance reviews, audits, risk assessments, and staff education and training.

Course Content- Day 1

Check in

History of Compliance

OIG Compliance Program

  • Individual Physicians
  • Small Group Practices

OIG Compliance Program Guidance

  • OIG Guidance
  • OIG Work Plans
  • OIG Fraud Alerts

Key Enforcement Laws

  • False Claims
  • Qui Tam Action
  • Anti-Kick Back & Stark Law
  • PPACA

HIPAA

  • Privacy Rules
  • Security Rules

EMTALA/CLIA

  • EMTALA
  • CLIA

Course Content- Day 2

OSHA

  • Blood Borne Pathogens
  • Employee Training

Human Resource Laws

  • Equal Employment Opportunity
  • Harassment
  • ADA

Investigations & The Legal Process

  • OIG
  • Corporate Integrity Agreement

Medical Necessity

  • Documentation
  • Teaching Physicians
  • Antitrust

RACs, ZIPCs, MICs, MFCUs

  • RACs
  • ZIPCs
  • Audit MICs
  • MFCU

References & Resources

  • federal Regulations
  • OIG
  • State Programs

Class size

The maximum number of students will be 20 per class. Class size is limited and is on a first come, first served basis. Should there be a high demand for additional classes, Advanced Coding Services will try to accommodate students by adding a class to the schedule.

Online Availability

This course is currently not offered online.

Tuition:

Total cost $895 per team member. (20 CEUs available to certified members upon successful course completion and a Certificate of Completion will be issued.)

Included Reading Material: Compliance Officer Training: CPCO®; AAPC

Additional Recommended Materials

  • Please be sure to bring a pen, pencil and highlighter, as well as a calculator.
Certified Practice Management 2 Day Coding Workshop
CPPM&#174 3-DAY PRACTICE MANAGEMENT BOOT CAMP

CPPM® Coding Workshop, Everything you need to know:

Prerequisite

Recommended: Two years experience in the health care field.

CPPM® 3-Day Practice Management Boot Camp

The Practice Management Training course is designed to prepare the student who has a strong background in the health care industry, or in the medical coding and billing field, to take the next step in advancing their career in practice management. This course will also prepare the student for the AAPC’s CPPM® certification examination.

This course will discuss the requirements of managing the revenue cycle, compliance regulations, human resources, health information, and general business processes make practice management a challenging yet rewarding profession.

Course Objectives

  • Recognize the various levels of providers, places of service, and the patient-care flow process
  • Develop techniques for effective communication with physicians and staff
  • Become familiar with major concepts of quality in healthcare
  • Basic understanding of corporate governance structures
  • Gain a basic understanding of basic principles of structuring an effective chart of accounts for accounting accuracy
  • Become familiar with essential billing and coding concepts including insurance payment models
  • Understand basic financial reports all businesses must use
  • Become familiar with and understand how to effectively manage the revenue cycle to collect billed charges
  • Gain a working knowledge of human resource management in the medical practice setting
  • Become familiar with physician and mid-level provider recruiting and the credentialing process
  • Learn about basic tools to evaluate and effectively lead employees toward success
  • Understand how to effectively work with outside vendors and value these relationships
  • Understand the basic principles of marketing in physician practices
  • Have a familiarity with business continuity, disaster planning, and change management
  • Understand principals in health care reform
  • Have knowledge of the ambulatory use of the electronic medical record (EMR)
  • Understand Health Information Exchange including current problems with HIE
  • Gain a general knowledge of industry compliance requirements
  • Become familiar and comfortable with HIPAA privacy and security rules
  • Understand more about fraud and abuse laws
  • Best prepare for the Certified Physician Practice Manager (CPPM®) exam

Course Content

  • Introduction to health care business processes and workflow
  • Principles of physician reimbursement
  • Health care revenue cycle management
  • Basic principles in medical office accounting
  • Health care reform
  • Quality in health care
  • Electronic medical records (EMRs)
  • Modern health IT and interoperability
  • HIPAA and patient data security
  • fraud, abuse, and and corporate compliance
  • Marketing and business relationships
  • Space planning and operational flows
  • Business continuity

Class Size

The maximum number of students will be 20 per class. Class size is limited and is on a first come, first served basis. Should there be a high demand for additional classes, Advanced Coding Services will try to accomodate students by adding a class to the schedule.

Online Availability

This course is currently not offered online.

Tuition:

Total cost $895 per team member. (21 CEUs available to certified members upon successful course completion and a Certificate of Completion will be issued.)

Included Reading Material: Practice Management Training: CPPM®; AAPC

Additional Recommended Materials

  • Please be sure to bring a pen, pencil and highlighter, as well as a calculator.

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