Ortigas Foundation Library, 2nd Floor, Ortigas Building, Ortigas Avenue, Pasig City
Saturday, 17 June 2017 | 9:30 AM – 5:30 PM
7.5 CEUs for the
The Certified Coding Specialist (CCS®) is a competency-based
(knowledge and experience) credential that validates the skills and knowledge
of coding professionals and demonstrates mastery of CCS responsibilities
supporting business growth and quality health care.
Based on ICD-10-CM, ICD-10-PCS, and CPT®, this in-person workshop has been designed to provide trained and experienced coders with a review of the CCS exam domains and assist them in strengthening and reinforcing competencies needed to prepare for the exam. This workshop will serve as a valuable supplement to a candidate’s overall test preparation plan. Each domain item in the workshop contains information specific to that content area as well as practice test questions.
All participants will receive workshop handouts and a copy of CCS Exam Preparation, Seventh Edition book, published by AHIMA.
AHIMA members receive a discount on the workshop.
It is recommended attendees bring all of the following books to the workshop for exercises:
Professionals experienced in coding medical data from patient records, generally in a hospital setting. These coding professionals:
Candidates must meet one of the following eligibility requirements:
Exam Time: 4 hours – no breaks
Number of Questions on exam:
Domain 1 – Health Information Documentation (8-10%)
Domain 2 – Diagnosis & Procedure Coding (64-68%)
Domain 3 – Regulatory Guidelines and Reporting Requirements for Acute Care (Inpatient) Service (6-8%)
Domain 4 - Regulatory Guidelines and Reporting Requirements for Outpatient Services (6-8%)
Domain 5 - Data Quality and Management (2-4%)
Domain 6 - Information and Communication Technologies (1-3%)
Domain 7 - Privacy, Confidentiality, Legal, and Ethical Issues (2-4%)
Domain 8 - Compliance (2-4%)
MBA/HCM, RHIA, CHDA, CDIP, CCS, CCS-P, FAHIMA,AHIMA-approved ICD-10-CM/PCS Trainer, Senior Director | HIM Practice Excellence, CDI/EHR Melanie Endicott, MBA/HCM, RHIA, CDIP, CCS, CCS-P, FAHIMA, is senior director of HIM Practice Excellence for AHIMA. In her role she provides professional practice expertise to AHIMA members, the media and outside organizations on coding and clinical documentation improvement (CDI) practice issues. She authors material for and supports AHIMA online ICD-10 coding education platforms. She also serves as faculty for the AHIMA ICD-10-CM/PCS Academies, CDIP Exam Preps, and CDI Academies. In addition, Ms. Endicott is a technical advisor for the Association on ICD-10-CM/PCS, ICD-9-CM, CPT coding and CDI publications.
Ms. Endicott received her bachelor of arts in health information management from Carroll College in Helena, MT and her master’s of business administration and health care management from the University of Phoenix. Prior to joining AHIMA in 2004, Ms. Endicott served as the program director and lead instructor of Spokane Community College, where she still teaches in an adjunct capacity. Prior to her faculty position, she was a health information analyst at a large acute care hospital where she did both inpatient and outpatient coding. Over the past 17 years, she has been a frequent presenter on coding, CDI and HIM-related issues both locally and nationally. She has also been an educator in the health information management programs at the University of Cincinnati, Stephens College, and Loma Linda University.