2017 Community Health Coding Bootcamp
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2017 Community Health Coding Bootcamp

The Community Health Clinical Documentation/Coding portion will be taught live onsite on June 27 & June 28, 2017. The Community Health Billing portion will be taught via 3 hours of webinar training and will be accessible within 2 weeks after the in-person class. Each webinar session will last 1.5 hours and slides will be provided for reference. An optional certification exam to become a CH-CBS is included.

6/27/2017 to 6/28/2017
When: June 27-28th
All Day
Where: Quest Business Center
8405 Pulsar Place
Columbus, Ohio  43240
United States
Contact: Megan Bourque-Stith

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Required Class Materials – Software simply does not provide the level of necessary detail contained in the printed manuals.  Attendees are welcome share materials between 1-3 people sitting at the same table and can obtain materials from OACHC during registration.  


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Books ordered through OACHC must be ordered by 5/25 and will be available for pick up onsite at the training. 


 2017 CPT (AMA’s Professional Edition strongly recommended)
 2017 – HCPCS-2 Code Manual (any publisher)
 2017 – ICD-10-CM Manual (any publisher)


Why Attend?

With the requirement by CMS in 2015 to require FQHCs to provide HCPCS code-level detail (CPT and HCPCS-2) – it has never been more important to make sure you are documenting and coding for 100% of what is done.  If you aren’t documenting and coding correctly you may not be capturing everything that is done and some revenue may be left on the table!

We will present a detailed review of the AMA’s 2017 CPT Professional Edition from the perspective of community health focusing on the services typically provided by FQHCs and look-alikes. We will focus on the guidelines that appear before and after key coding sections that are rarely accessible to providers and coders/billers in their EHRs and encoder software.

With Information Technology finding its way into more areas of medical facilities the difference between clinical documentation, professional coding, and medical billing has never been more important.  The impact of changing workflows between clinical providers and business staff must be managed by getting everybody the same education.

We will limit the review of codes to those most commonly performed in community health – but will review the CPT, HCPCS-2, and ICD-10-CM manuals in depth including guidelines, appendices, and modifiers with focus on levels of service, preventive services, minor procedures, and the diagnoses most common to community health.


Who Should attend

This class is designed for clinical personnel (MD, DO, NP, PA, RN), coders, billers, EHR professionals, and facility/financial managers that work in FQHCs and FQHC look-alikes. 



Gary Lucas, M.Sc., CPC, CPC-I, AHIMA ICD-10 Ambassador

Ohio Medicaid Speaker TBD 


Overnight Accommodations

OACHC has negotiated a rate of $139 at the Hampton Inn & Suites, a Hilton property, located at 8411 Pulsar Place Columbus, Ohio 43240. This is directly behind Quest Conference Center, within walking distance.   The special room rate will be available until June 2nd or until the group block is sold-out, whichever comes first.


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June 27 from 8 am - 4:30 pm  Community Health Coding and Clinical Documentation

June 28 from 8 am - 3:30 pm  Community Health Coding and Clinical Documentation Cont. and Medicaid Billing 

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The Community Health Billing portion will be taught via 3 hours of webinar training and will be accessible within 2 weeks after the in-person class.  Each webinar session will last 1.5 hours and slides will be provided for reference. An optional certification exam to become a CH-CBS is included. 



Cost is $335, OACHC is offering a scholarship of $100 [making the training $235] for all Ohio FQHC attendees regardless of membership status, you just need to sign in during registration to apply the scholarship.  


This scholarship will not be applied retroactively, if you need assistance with registration please email events@ohiochc.org.


Continuing Education

Approved for 11 Continuing Education Units by the AAPC and ARHPC. 


This Live activity, 2017 Community Health Coding Bootcamp, with a beginning date of 06/27/2017, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 10.25 Elective credit(s) by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 


AMA/AAFP Equivalency:
AAFP Prescribed credit is accepted by the American Medical Association as equivalent to AMA PRA Category 1 credit(s)™ toward the AMA Physician’s Recognition Award.  When applying for the AMA PRA, Prescribed credit earned must be reported as Prescribed, not as Category 1.


Earning the Community health Coding and Billing Certification

Upon completing both sections of class (as verified by registration information maintained by OACHC and ARHPC) authorized attendees will be able to take a 100 question online examination. If a score of 75% is achieved, a certification of Community Health Coding & Billing Specialist (CH-CBS) will be provided by the Association for Rural & Community Health Professional Coding.  Your attendance includes the live training sessions worth 11 CEUs, a 3 month ARHPC membership, 3 hours of FQHC Medicare billing webinars, and the testing fee.


Cancellation Policy

All Cancellations must be received on/before 6/20/17.
Cancellations received after 6/20/17 are not refundable.
Cancellations must be submitted in writing to events@ohiochc.org.
Substitutions are encouraged. “No Shows” are non-refundable.


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