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NJPR Coding Seminar Schedule

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Since 1984, NJPR has been providing coding education and training seminars, geared to various levels of experience and settings.

CCS Cram Course
This 2 day course covering ICD-10-CM and CPT coding reviews all aspects of the CCS examination including test format, typical test questions, discussion of answers and the thought behind the questions and correct responses.

Prerequisite: Experience in coding inpatient records or coding the hospital portion of ambulatory surgery and emergency room care.

The transition to ICD-10 is October 1, 2015…

To provide education required for all different skill sets, NJPR offers a tiered approach to ICD-10-CM/PCS education: Expert, User and Basic. NJPR’s AHIMA Approved ICD-10 Trainer(s) follow the AHIMA Training Guidelines.

NJPR can bring these seminars to your facility or staff can attend the scheduled series below. NJPR will provide facility specific pricing upon request.

Basic (scheduled upon request)
This 3 hour Basic level training is geared to billing office personnel, organization business partners, administrators and ancillary professionals. NJPR’s Introduction to ICD-10 education session will provide attendees with an overview of the ICD-10-CM/PCS code structure and the rationale for the transition to the new code set.

The Introductory Level ICD-10-CM/PCS Education program provides an overview and understanding of ICD-10 Diagnostic Coding and ICD-10 Procedure Coding. Coding examples and code assignment practice exercises will be provided to ensure attendees have a basic understanding of ICD-10-CM/PCS code assignment and mechanics. This is a two (2) day, ten (10) hour course approved for six (6) AHIMA CEUs.

The 3 day User level training is geared to physician practice/outpatient coders, clinical documentation improvement (CDI) specialists, case managers, quality assurance and quality improvement coordinators. The User level training provides a comprehensive understanding of ICD-10 Diagnostic Coding and ICD-10 Procedure Coding. Each Module is approved for six (6) AHIMA CEUs (2 classes- 12 CEUs) and five (5) AAPC CEUs (2 classes CEUs for a total of ten (10) CEUs).

This 9 day Expert level training geared to inpatient coders provides an in-depth, interactive modular approach on the mechanics of how to code using the ICD-10-CM/PCS code set. The Expert level training encompasses Diagnostic, Procedure and Chapter Specific Body System Coding and focuses heavily on the anatomy and physiology required for accurate coding Each Module is approved for six (6) AHIMA CEUs (for a total of 8 classes- 48 CEUs) and eligible for total of forty (40) AAPC CEUs.

Outline of Modules

Module 1 – ICD-10-CM – Diagnostic Coding

Module 2 – ICD-10-PCS Procedure Coding (2 day class)

Chapter Specific Body Systems:
Module 3
Chapter 1 – Infectious & Parasitic Diseases
Chapter 2 – Neoplasms
Chapter 3 – Diseases of the Blood
Chapter 4 – Endocrine, Nutrition and Metabolic

Module 4
Chapter 5 – Mental and Behavioral Disorders
Chapter 6 – Diseases of the Nervous System
Chapter 7 – Diseases of the Eye and Adnexal
Chapter 8 – Diseases of the Ear and Mastoid
Chapter 9 – Diseases of the Circulatory System

Module 5
Chapter 10 – Diseases of the Respiratory System
Chapter 11 – Diseases of the Digestive System

Module 6
Chapter 12 – Diseases of the Skin and Subcutaneous Tissues
Chapter 13 – Diseases of the Musculoskeletal System and Connective Tissue
Chapter 14 – Diseases of the Genitourinary System

Module 7
Chapter 15 – Pregnancy, Childbirth and the Puerperium
Chapter 16 – Certain Conditions Originating in the Perinatal Period
Chapter 17 – Congenital Malformations, Deformations and Chromosomal Abnormalities

Module 8
Chapter 18 – Symptoms, Signs and Abnormal Clinical and Laboratory Findings
Chapter 19 – Injury, Poisoning and Certain other Consequences of External Causes Complications
Chapter 20 – External Causes of Morbidity
Chapter 21 – Factors Influencing Health Status

Each module consists of the following elements:

Anatomy and Physiology – A visual presentation that presents specific information for ICD-10 coding.

  • Anatomical Structures for Body System
  • Functions of Organs
  • Complications that Arise with Malfunctions of Organs
  • Body System Specific Medical Terminology

Coding Case Studies

Education Materials Provided by NJPR

  • Instruction Manual for each Module
  • AHIMA Pocket Guide of ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS.

Coders must have ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS code books. These code books can be purchased through NJPR at a discounted rate or they can be purchased from other source.

Advanced Orthopedic ICD-10-CM/PCS Workshop
Advanced Cardiac ICD-10-CM/PCS Workshop
Advanced Obstetrics/Perinatal ICD-10-CM/PCS Workshop

These advanced ICD-10-CM/PCS workshops explore the guidelines and characteristics unique to coding those chapters with the most significant challenges.

Each hands-on workshop will provide attendees with the opportunity to advance their understanding of the focused topic by coding cases using multiple coding exercises.

Upon completion of the workshop attendees will obtain the confidence required to apply accurate ICD-10 diagnoses and procedure codes in these challenging areas.

The workshop is presented by AHIMA Approved ICD-10 Trainer(s)..

Pre-requisite – Prior ICD-10 CM and PCS education.

Course Date Time Fee Location
CCS “Cram Course”
(2 day class – ICD-10 & CPT)
April 7, 2018 (ICD-10) and
April 14, 2018 (CPT)
8:45am to 4:00pm $495.00 (both days)

One day only:  ICD-10 or CPT – $320.00 per person

Crowne Plaza Saddle Brook
50 Kenny Place
Saddle Brook, NJ 07663
Continental Breakfast is included

Our ICD-10 classes are presented by our AHIMA-Approved ICD-10 trainers

Payments must be received in full prior to seminar

Participants are encouraged to bring their own coding books as they are not provided by NJPR. A Coding Instruction Manual is provided for all seminars.

NJPR reserves the right to cancel classes due to low registration.