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[tab_item title=”Conference Information”]Cox College Interprofessional Simulation and Education Center presents a Certified Coding Specialist Exam Review Session to prepare coding specialist to sit for the exam.

Professionals currently working in the coding field can earn certification by sitting for a national exam administered by the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA). The AHIMA offers two certification exams, which include the Certified Coding Specialist (CCS) credential and the Certified Coding Specialist–Physician-Based (CCS-P) credential. The CCS is awarded to professionals who code for hospitals and the CCS-P is given to coders who work for a physician’s office, clinic or surgical center.

Please bring with you these required materials:
ICD-9-CM 2013 or newer Coding Book
CPT 2014 or 2013 Coding Book

For more information contact Deborah Jochems, RHIT at 417-269-3545 or djochem@coxcollege.edu.

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Objectives:

Discuss inpatient and outpatient coding guidelines.
Demonstrate hands-on coding.
Describe health information documentation, data quality and management and compliance.
Discuss information and communication technologies and privacy confidentiality

Agenda:

900-1000 Inpatient Coding Guideline Review

1000-1100 Outpatient Coding Guideline Review

1100-1200 Hands-on coding to practice inpatient and outpatient guidelines

1200-1300 Lunch (on your own)

1300-1400 Health Information Documentation, Data Quality and Management and Compliance

1400-1500 Information and Communication Technologies and Privacy, Confidentiality, Legal, and Ethical Issues

1500-1700 Hands-on Exercises/Mock CCS

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Deborah Jochems, RHIT
Medical Billing/Coding Program Director
Cox College
Springfield, MO

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$30.00 for CoxHealth employees and Cox College Alumni

$40.00 for General Public

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