“Education needs for the ICD-10 transition vary significantly depending on the type and size of the facility,” said Mike Hodgson, Career Step Executive Vice President of Healthcare Products and Partnerships. “We have developed these additional products to provide a more comprehensive education solution, regardless of facility size. These training programs make it easy for organizations to tailor training to their specific needs—minimizing expenses while maximizing return on investment.”
The new online training programs include ICD-10-CM Diagnoses for the Professional Coder, ICD-10-CM Diagnoses and PCS Procedures for Proficient Coding, ICD-10-CM Diagnoses for Proficient Coding, ICD-10-PCS Procedures for Proficient Coding and ICD-10 Physician Training. All of the courses are completely online, which allows learners to access the material anytime, anywhere from laptops, tablets, and mobile devices. The self-paced courses range from 50 to 10 hours of curriculum.
These programs are part of The ICD-10 Solution™, a comprehensive ICD-10 education solution developed by Career Step and YES HIM Consulting, Inc. The ICD-10 Solution™ combines Career Step’s online healthcare education expertise with the ICD-10 experience of YES HIM Consulting, Inc.’s many experts. Some of the largest and most respected names in healthcare have chosen The ICD-10 Solution™ as their ICD-10 education provider, including the leading provider of healthcare services in the United States and one of the nation’s largest managed healthcare companies.
“Our goal in offering these additional courses is to provide tailored, online ICD-10 training that matches the size, roles and clinical environment of each individual facility,” said John Tintinalli, Career Step Vice President of Product Management. “With this a la carte format, organizations can invest in exactly the training they need to eliminate training gaps in preparation for the ICD-10 transition.”
Career Step is launching these new products in conjunction with its exhibit at the AAPC National Conference being held in Nashville, Tenn. April 13 through 16.The company will be exhibiting in booth 511, and in addition to information on The ICD-10 Solution™ Career Step will also be presenting details on its training for professional coders and coder lifecycle management training solutions.
For more information on the training programs available through Career Step, stop by the Career Step booth at the AAPC show or visit CareerStep.com/
About Career Step
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