Education & Training

Medical Coding for Non-Coders, Second Edition
Karen S. Scott, MEd, RHIA, CCS-P, CPC, FAHIMA 
Product Code: AC202213 
Medical Coding for Non-Coders delivers a valuable introduction to medical coding for those in healthcare who need to understand the process of coding, but do not need the level of specificity required to be a coding professional. 
List Price: $59.95 l Premier Member Price:  $44.95 | Member Price: $47.95

Procedural Coding and Reimbursement for Physician Services: Applying Current Procedural Terminology and HCPCS, 2019
Lynn Kuehn, MS, RHIA, CCS-P, FAHIMA 
Product Code: AC201319 
e-book also available! 
Are your coding skills relevant enough? Make sure you are up-to-date with current terminology to improve patient records and your organization’s reimbursement levels. Procedural Coding and Reimbursement for Physician Services: Applying Current Procedural Terminology and HCPCS introduces the basic principles and conventions of CPT and HCPCS coding while delivering the experience-based knowledge needed to code confidently and efficiently. With the help of this text, you can gain basic training and application practice with the latest code sets, self-assessment exercises, and actual case documentation. Each chapter addresses systems, procedures, and practice settings. The information you need to start improving your coding skills begins right here. 
List Price: $99.95 | Premier Member Price:  $75.95 | Member Price: $79.95

ICD-10-CM Code Book, 2019 
Anne B. Casto, RHIA, CCS, Consulting Editor 
Product Code: AC221018 
The American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) proudly introduces the ICD-10-CM Code Book, 2019 to help you execute the International Classification of Diseases, Tenth Revision, Clinical Modification.
List Price: $115 | Premier Member Price:  $90.95 | Member Price: $94.95

2019 HCPCS Level II, Professional Edition 
Product Code: AC228018
For quick, accurate, and efficient coding, pick this best-selling HCPCS professional reference! 2019 HCPCS Level II, Professional Edition provides an easy-to-use guide to the latest Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System codes. It helps you locate specific codes, comply with coding regulations, optimize reimbursement, report patient data, code Medicare cases, master ICD-10 coding, and more. This professional edition features a full-color design, dental codes, and ASC (Ambulatory Surgical Center) payment and status indicators.
List Price: $94.95 | Premier Member Price:  $71.95 | Member Price: $74.95

In-Person

CRACK THE CODES: ADVANCED CODING WORKSHOPS
CEUs: CPT - 7 | CPT/CM - 14 | CM - 7 | CM/PCS - 19 | PCS - 12
Quality health information starts with coding accuracy. If you want to improve your coding skills and knowledge, then this is the program for you. You will learn how to analyze documentation in order to select the appropriate CPT code or characters for an ICD-10-PCS or ICD-10-CM code. Each workshop is facilitated by two expert coding faculty members who walk participants through the decision process of identifying correct codes with actual patient health records. Available in one- to four-day sessions, Advanced Coding Workshops allow participants to create their own learning schedule, and get the training they need to improve coding performance.

Philadelphia, PA Workshop Schedules:
June 5: CPT
June 6: CM
June 5-6: CPT/CM
June 6–8: CM/ PCS
June 7-8: PCS

Las Vegas, NV Schedules:

December 6: CPT
December 7: CM
December 6-7: CPT/CM
December 8-9: PCS
December 7–9: CM/PCS

List Price:
CPT - $499
CM - $499
CPT/CM - $795
PCS - $795
CM/PCS - $995 

    

Member Price:
CPT - $399
CM - $399
CPT/CM - $695
PCS - $695
CM/PCS - $895


2018 AHIMA CLINICAL CODING CONFERENCE
September 22-26 | Miami, FL
Registration opens May 2018.
As one of the leading coding events in the industry, the AHIMA Clinical Coding Conference offers an array of speakers covering the constantly changing HIM/healthcare arena. The conference offers HIM professionals a chance to learn the latest driving healthcare topics of interest and concern while networking with leaders in the field. Don’t miss this important must-see coding experience.

AHIMA 2018 CONVENTION AND EXHIBITS
Miami, FL | September 22-26
Registration opens May 2018.
With HIM shaping and influencing the future of healthcare, the AHIMA Convention and Exhibits plays a key role by bringing together healthcare leaders, health information professionals, and other stakeholders from every segment of healthcare for industry updates, best practices, innovative ideas, and insights from lessons learned. The convention exhibit hall floor offers the top industry products and services. Set in exciting Miami, FL, this meeting offers professionals the tools to strengthen your place as a leader in healthcare.

Virtual

CERTIFIED CODING SPECIALIST—PHYSICIAN-BASED VIRTUAL EXAM PREPARATION WORKSHOP
May 10 l Product Code: 17CSPB108
August 9 l Product Code: 17CSPB208
CEUs: 8
The Certified Coding Specialist—Physician-Based (CCS-P) virtual exam prep session is delivered through four separate on-demand webinars and one live virtual interactive learning session. Each on-demand webinar contains domain information covered in the CCS-P exam and the live virtual interactive learning session is a two-hour session where test-takers earn access to additional study tips, test-taking skills, and a Q&A with a coding expert!
List Price:
$399 for webinar set with live interactive learning session
$779 for bundle including: webinar set, exam, book, and interactive learning session
Member Price:
$299 for webinar set with live interactive learning session
$589 for bundle including: webinar set, exam, book, and interactive learning session

BASIC ICD-10 CODING, PART 1
Product Code:
 WCB505 | CEUs: 45
Apply codes with confidence! This course provides the student with the basic principles of the ICD-10-CM Coding and Classification System, including following guidelines, proper sequencing of codes and the impact on reimbursement. 


BASIC CPT CODING, PART 1 
Product Code: WCB508 l CEUs: 45 
Apply codes with confidence! Basic CPT Coding, Part 1 is an introduction to basic coding concepts using CPT/HCPCS coding systems. This course emphasizes practice in the assignment of valid diagnostic and procedure codes in an ambulatory care setting. The course covers procedural terminology in current use, evaluation and management (E/M) codes, medicine, HCPCS Levels II and III, and CPT Category II and III codes. Get the jump start you need to become a more proficient coder! 
Price: $225

BASIC CPT CODING, PART 2 
Product Code: WCB510 | CEUs: 45 
Apply codes with confidence! Basic CPT Coding, Part 2 is a continuation of Part 1 of the Basic CPT/HCPCS Coding course. This session utilizes higher level, intermediate level case studies and scenarios. The focus of this course will be on reimbursement and surgical coding. Complete your CPT coding journey with this highly valuable course!
Price: $225

RISK ADJUSTMENT/HCC CODER/AUDITOR TRAINING

Product Code:  HCCTRAIN2

AHIMA has partnered with MARSI to present the first Risk Adjustment Coding/Auditing course that prepares professionals for risk adjustment coding while going a step further to address chart auditing. This course presents extensive, in depth education for those working in risk adjustment that need a thorough understanding of HCC’s, coding, and auditing. Coders also gain the tools and skills required to audit when just looking at patients’ charts, understanding the coding guidelines isn’t enough. This course presents a methodology for coders to audit charts, logically categorize findings, and create a method for helping ensure findings are appropriately addressed.

The curriculum trains medical coders in how to code and audit charts for risk adjustment. Specifically, the course addresses Hierarchical Condition Categories coding using the vast and complex array of CMS guidelines (MA-HCC).

Price: $1,995

PROFESSIONAL CODING PRACTICE 
Product Code: WCB512 l CEUs: 60 
Learn what it’s like to code in different environments! This course offers students the ability to practice coding in real-world professional coding scenarios. Students step through more than six different settings to complete over 100 online coding exercises using either code books or the 3M Encoder. This session is a great overview for coders who want help determining the setting that fits their needs and interests. Get a genuine feel for the coding profession with this helpful course! 
List Price: $225

MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY 
Product Code: WCB502 l CEUs: 45 
Need help solving the medical language puzzle? This course covers medical terminology, symbols and abbreviations, and the application of this new language in the field of health care. While terms are covered as they relate to body structure and function, the main focus is on medical vocabulary and being able to construct terms using word parts such as roots, suffixes, and prefixes. As part of the Coding Basics program, this course is self-paced to work with your schedule. Start putting the pieces together—register for the Medical Terminology online course.

List Price:  $275.00

 

PATHOPHYSIOLOGY AND PHARMACOLOGY 
Product Code: WCB504 l CEUs: 45 
The purpose of this course is to provide basic factual information about the development and progress of disease, especially in humans, and to provide a basic understanding of the concepts of pharmacology as they relate to those diseases. The course consists of three interrelated components: the basic processes that occur in diseases, specific systemic diseases, and related information on pharmacology.

List Price: $275

ANATOMY, PHYSIOLOGY AND HUMAN DISEASE 
Product Code:
 WAP01 | CEUs: 60 
This course provides an overview to the anatomical structures and physiology of the human body. Each body system is discussed in terms of the major anatomical structures and function including how each system participates in homeostasis of the body. In addition, the course discusses selected major pathologies, including disease definitions and causes, signs and symptoms, diagnostic procedures, and possible treatments. Finally, the course discusses common issues and changes that occur in each body system through the life span. 
List Price: $300

USING HCPCS/CPT COURSE

Product Code:  CTOVERCPT | CEUs:  8

This course is specifically intended for learners with previous education and training in the CPT® and HCPCS Level II coding systems who now desire a refresher of the coding guidelines and principals.  By the end of this course, learners will have a basic understanding of CPT and HCPCS code assignment in a variety of healthcare settings. Included in this course are: the development of HCPCS and HCPCS Level II, CPT conventions and characteristics, general coding guidelines, system-specific coding guidelines, evaluation and management coding guidelines, use of modifiers and practice exercises.

List Price:  $195 | Premier Member Price: $152 | Member Price: $160

 

 

 

Live

CY 2018 OPPS UPDATE
December 5, 2017
Kat Austin, RHIT, CCS, CCS-P, CPC
Product Code: AUDL120517 | CEUs: 2
New CMS Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPPS) updates for CY 2018 can affect your OPPS settings and reimbursement. To continue receiving reimbursement payments, organizations need to be informed about the changes prior to implementation. This webinar evaluates the CY 2018 OPPS reimbursement updates with the audience. Attendees learn how to apply the changes to case scenarios. Prepare for a smooth transition to 2018, and ensure your organization is current and compliant with all the code updates.
List Price: $119 | Member Price: $99

CY 2018 CPT CODING UPDATES
December 7, 2017
Kat Austin, RHIT, CCS, CCS-P, CPC
Product Code: AUDL120717 | CEUs: 2
New Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) updates for CY 2018 may affect claims processing. In order to prevent any potential disruption, organizations need to review the CPT updates and evaluate if practice-specific changes are necessary. This webinar reviews and discusses the CY 2018 CPT code changes and guidelines. Then, it shows how to correctly apply and use the codes. Prepare for a smooth transition to 2018, and ensure your organization is current and compliant with all CPT updates.
List Price: $119 | Member Price: $99

On-Demand

UNDERSTANDING ICD-10-CM AND/OR ICD-10-PCS FROM THE INSIDE OUT: SELF-PACED LEARNING
CEUs: CM - 8 | PCS - 12 | CM/PCS - 20
AHIMA’s Understanding ICD-10 Coding from the Inside Out Workshops are designed to provide coding professionals with foundational knowledge in either ICD-10-CM or ICD-10-PCS coding. The package includes on-demand webinars that walk viewers through case-based applications.

List Price: 

 

Member Price:

CM - $369

 

CM - $269

PCS - $469

 

PCS - $369

CM/PCS - $699

      

CM/PCS - $599

CODING INJURIES IN ICD-10-CM
Ann M. Zeisset, RHIT, CCS, CCS-P
Product Code: AUDA011315 | CEUs: 2
Improve your ICD-10-CM coding skills! This webinar will provide a review of the guidelines in chapter 19 and 20 of ICD-10-CM. The correct use of seventh characters will be stressed. Cases and examples will be presented to challenge the participant to take a closer look at the documentation and use critical thinking skills to select the appropriate code.
List Price: $145 | Member Price: $125

ICD-10-CM CODING SYMPTOMS, SIGNS, ABNORMAL CLINICAL AND LABORATORY FINDINGS
Patty Buttner, RHIA, CDIP, CCS
Product Code: AUDA020515 | CEUs: 2
Master Chapter 18 coding in ICD-10-CM! This presentation will be beneficial to coders and CDI specialists from all settings. Attendees will achieve a greater understanding of the coding and what is needed for documentation of Chapter 18: Symptoms, Signs, Abnormal Clinical and Laboratory Findings. This chapter includes codes from the coma scale, SIRS of non-infectious origin, repeated falls, as well as a variety of various body system codes.
List Price: $145 | Member Price: $125

ONCOLOGY SERVICE CODING WITH ICD-10-CM/PCS
Rosann O’Dell, DNSc, MS, RHIA, CDIP
Product Code: AUDA040915 | CEUs: 2
Learn practical instruction on oncology service coding by an AHIMA Approved ICD-10-CM/PCS Trainer. This webinar is ideal for those who code in oncology service settings (both ambulatory and inpatient care), but may also be of interest to coders with a desire to learn more about coding for neoplasms and related procedures in ICD-10-CM/PCS.
List Price: $145 | Member Price: $125

ICD-10-CM: REVIEW OF GUIDELINES
Maria N. Ward, MEd, RHIT, CCS-P
Product Code: AUDA041415 | CEUs: 2
Coders must learn multiple new and different guidelines to correctly apply ICD-10-CM codes. Attend this session to compare and contrast the ICD-9-CM and ICD-10-CM guidelines and specifically focus on areas of changes while applying coding guidelines to case scenarios.
List Price: $145 | Member Price: $125

ICD-10 THE IMPACT ON OP CODING FOR CERTAIN HIGH VOLUME DIAGNOSES
Melissa McLeod, CCS, CPC, CPC-I
Product Code: AUDA060215 | CEUs: 2
How did the transition to ICD-10-CM affect OP coding? This webinar will focus on the impact of ICD-10 from the OP perspective and identify the anatomical specificity required for certain high volume diagnoses. Participants will also learn the differences between ICD-9 and ICD-10 with regards to OP coding and documentation.
List Price: $145 | Member Price: $125

CY 2016 CPT UPDATES
Kim Huey, MJ, CHC, CPC, CCS-P, PCS, CPCO
Product Code: AUDA121015 | CEUs: 2
Are you ready for the next era of CPT coding? This webinar will evaluate the CY 2016 CPT code changes and guidelines, and show you how to correctly apply and use the codes. Prepare for a smooth transition to 2016 and ensure your organization is current and compliant with all the CPT updates.
List Price: $145 | Member Price: $125

CODING AND PHYSICIAN SELF DEFENSE: A LIVE PRESENTATION TO THE MEDICAL STAFF
William E. Haik, CDIP
Product Code: AUDA011216 | CEUs: 2
Calling all physicians and coders! This webinar will discuss physician profiling, payment, and patient care issues related to documentation of the inpatient health record. Subsequently, clinical examples will be presented and broken out by the components of a DRG, which helps physicians understand how improved documentation helps achieve optimal performance profile and payment, and how the documentation process is enhanced by constructive communication with CDI personnel and the coding staff.
List Price: $119 | Member Price: $99

HOW ICD-10 IMPACTS MEDICARE ADVANTAGE RISK ADJUSTMENT PAYMENTS
Melissa Ferron, RHIA, CCS
Product Code: AUDA030116 | CEUs: 2
An understanding of Medicare Advantage Risk Adjustment is essential for those who work in healthcare, especially those working with coding, documentation improvement and financial analysis. The audience will benefit from hearing the impact of ICD-10 on risk adjustment by one of the leading experts in this field as she shares the findings from the analysis she performed for one of the largest health plans.
List Price: $119 | Member Price: $99

UNRAVELING THE MYSTERIES OF SPLIT BILLING FOR HOSPITAL-BASED DEPARTMENTS AND CLINICS
Jean Russell, MS, RHIT
Product Code: AUDA051016 | CEUs: 2
Inappropriate billing and payer denials for services rendered at hospital-based departments and clinics is challenging. These claims are closely reviewed by the Medicare and Medicaid Offices of Inspector General (OIG, OMIG) and increasingly for the Recovery Audit Contractors (RACs). Determining the appropriate type of bill (technical, professional, or both) and which claim affects the financial reimbursement. Professional and technical hospital billing staff and coders must work together to ensure appropriate charging and billing for these services. This webinar will address those challenges and provide best practices.
List Price: $119 | Member Price: $99

DEBUNKING THE AMA TIME RULE FOR PROFESSIONAL SERVICES
Michael Strong, MS, MBA, CPC, CEMC
Product Code: AUDA062816 | CEUs: 2
What is the truth about the AMA Time Rule? This webinar will provide guidance on how to objectively apply the appropriate time rules for the type of service performed to ensure accurate coding and quality documentation. Through this principle, the audience will have a greater understanding about resolving denials, improving documentation, predicting revenue cycle management outcomes, and protecting themselves and their employers from allegations of fraud, waste, and abuse.
List Price: $119 | Member Price: $99

HOW BIG DATA AND NEW TECHNOLOGIES ARE TRANSFORMING THE OUTPATIENT REHABILITATION INDUSTRY
Ceara O’Sullivan and Rick Jung
Product Code: AUDA080216 | CEUs: 2
Reduced payments, increased competition for therapists, growing demand for services, and healthcare reform are changing the way therapists will be paid. It is more critical than ever to maximize the value exchange with every patient, therapist, payer, and physician relationship. This webinar will focus on the key metrics for determining and driving optimal value exchange in each relationship and provide benchmarks for comparison and goal setting as well as best practices for meeting these objectives.
List Price: $119 | Member Price: $99

PHYSICIAN AUDITING FOR THE FACILITY CODER/ AUDITOR
Shannon DeConda, CPC, CPC-I, CPMA, CEMC, CMSCS, CRTT, NAMAS
Product Code: AUDA080916 | CEUs: 2
With the continued expansion of hospital organizations into the physician-based market, having a dual skill set is a benefit to any coder and auditor. This webinar helps define the differences between coding and auditing. Attendees will learn about the considerations that should be taken throughout any internal audit or due diligence review.
List Price: $119 | Member Price: $99

THE ROLE AND IMPORTANCE OF MEDICAL NECESSITY IN HEALTHCARE
Dr. Lyn Olsen, PhD, RHIT, CCS, CPC-H, CCS-P, CPC
Product Code: AUDA081816 | CEUs: 2
How does medical necessity influence healthcare decisions and outcomes? This webinar discusses and analyzes how the entire healthcare administrative process ties together with the important role of medical necessity in billing and coding, and why it is so critical for the well-being and continued success of a practice.
List Price: $119 | Member Price: $99

MODIFIER -59 AND THE NEW X “EPSU” MODIFIERS
Jugna Shah, MPH
Product Code: AUDA091316 | CEUs: 2
Are you ready to learn about the high error rate for modifier-59? The creation of the -EPSU modifiers? Or do you want to better understand revenue cycle management, processing of appeals, and other insurance denials? Then this webinar is for you! Walk away from the webinar with a stronger understanding of modifier bundling and their applicability.
List Price: $119 | Member Price: $99

CONQUERING EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT SERVICES
Sallie Bissette, RHIA
Product Code: AUDA111516 | CEUs: 2
Want to overcome certain challenges in evaluation and management? Webinar attendees will get an understanding of the requirements of evaluation and management services including a detailed look into the basic code requirements breaking down the history, exam, and medical decision-making sections.
List Price: $119 | Member Price: $99

EVALUATION/MANAGEMENT AND COUNSELING CODING
Ruth Dearborn, RHIT, CCS, CCS-P
Product Code: AUDA112916 | CEUs: 2
Get up to speed on E&M and counseling codes! This session includes an E&M explanation (99212-99215) and documentation requirements as well as OIG/RAC functions. It covers using time as a key factor for E&M visits, determining E&M level and appropriate use of 99214. The session will cover best practices and E&M assignment considerations.
List Price: $119 | Member Price: $99

CODE-CHECK®
AHIMA’s Code-Check® is made up of credentialed, experienced coders to assist you. Our experience spans multiple settings such as inpatient, ambulatory care, and physician coding, and provides a unique ability to ask an ICD-10-CM, ICD-10-PCS, CPT, or HCPCS question. Code-Check® provides:

  • Expert interpretation and guidance on necessary pathways for accurate code assignment
  • Nomenclature and terminology relationships vital to correct coding paths
  • Professional coding staff knowledgeable in ICD-10 code sets
  • Solutions with cited sources, documentation, and rationale
  • Guidelines for when to query for necessary documentation
  • Identification of patient care variables that affect CPT or HCPCS codes
  • The ability to organize and build a library of solutions accessible for the entire team

Unlike other services, AHIMA Code-Check® is unique in its ability to combine all four classification systems into one service. This provides the industry with one location that answers all their questions.. All answers are based on sound coding guidelines released from both AHA Coding Clinic® and AMA CPT Assistant®. As a recognized leader in HIM knowledge and a respected authority for coding education, AHIMA is your number one resource for coding questions. Who else can you trust your questions with?