ICD-10 Certification and Training for 2017 Updates

ICD-10 Certification. What’s New With ICD-10? 

The implementation of ICD-10 coding in 2015 created seismic shifts for millions of medical coders worldwide. MMI helped new and experienced medical coders, billers, auditors and clinical documentation specialists obtain ICD-10 certification online. This training and certification was imperitive for the healthcare workforce so that they could minimize and prevent any lag time from adjusting to a new coding system or possible delays in payments that could effect their practice’s cash flow.

Be ICD-10 ready for 2017 with MMI’s Online ICD-10-CM Training Course. This training will help medical coders & billers gain a comprehensive knowledge of the ICD-10-CM code set and how to move forward with more specificity while also incorporating the new code sets & instructional guidelines taking effect in 2017.

Online Training Highlights

  • Online, self-paced training allows for a flexible training environment
  • Ongoing instructor support with certified industry experts
  • Interactive learning tools including practice exams & flashcards
  • ICD-10 certificate will be issued upon completion, worth 4 MMI approved CEUs

Necessary code changed must be made in every physician office, hospital, medical provider software, payer billing and abstracting system and encoder. Developed by an expert AHIMA Approved ICD-10 CM/PCS Trainer, this ICD-10 training will ensure you and your coding staff will excel with the ICD-10-CM code set.

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Learning Objectives

The ICD-10-CM code set & overall format changes in comparison to ICD-9 as well as the numerous coding updates, revisions, deletions & guideline changes taking effect in October 2017 organized chapter by chapter. This will allow you the opportunity to focus on the areas that most affect your billing.

Course Outline

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About the Instructor

Dorothy Steed

Ms. Dorothy Steed, CCS, CDIP, CPC-H, CPCO, CPUM, CPUR, CPHM, CPMA, ACS-OP, CCS-P, RCC, RMC, CEMC, CPC-I, CFPC, PCS, FCS, CPAR, has 38 years of experience in both hospital and physician billing, coding, reimbursement and claims management, specializing in Medicare requirements. Ms. Steed is credentialed in medical coding, compliance, utilization management, utilization review, medical auditing, clinical documentation improvement and patient accounts.

Required Textbooks
For this training, it is recommended that you reference the 2017 ICD-10-CM Expert for Physicians. This is available to purchase through MMI at a discounted rate when enrolling in the course.
Prerequisites
Although there are no required pre-requisites to enroll in this ICD-10-CM course, it is recommended that you already have a working background in medical coding and/or medical billing, specifically in the outpatient/physician office setting. Medical coding and medical billing training & certification programs are avialable online through MMI.
Online Training Format

The ICD-10 Certification course is administered completely online through MMI’s password-protected, user-friendly learning platform. The program is self-paced where you are given up to 6 weeks to access the training.

You will have an account created upon enrolling in the program, which will allow you to begin training online. The platform includes engaging reading material and interactive learning tools consisting of practice exams & e-flashcards to test your knowledge and progress throughout. Additionally, this training includes instructor support via email/phone, so you will have access to MMI’s network of certified instruction staff throughout your studies. Upon completion of the trainign and exam, you will be issued a certificate.

Payment Plan & Group Rates

Interest-free payment plan options are available through MMI & Paypal

Payment Plan through Paypal:

If you would like to set up a payment plan through Paypal, you can do so at the check-out page by following the instructions below:

  1. Select the "Checkout with Paypal" button after placing training in cart
  2. Log in with your PayPal account (or create a new one)
  3. Select the "Apply Now" button at the bottom of the page

Payment Plan through MMI:

Contact an MMI Representative to set up an interest-free payment plan option through the Medical Management Institute.

Group Rates:

Discounted rates are available upon request for groups of 3+. Contact us to get started.

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