Workshops Class Schedule 2018

CPPM® 3-Day Practice Management Boot Camp

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There are currently no CPPM® 3-Day Practice Management Boot Camp classes offered. Please check back for future sessions.

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Recommended: Two years experience in the health care field.
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Tuition $895.00

Total cost $895.00

(21 CEUs available to certified members upon successful course completion and a Certificate of Completion will be issued.)

Included Reading Material: Practice Management Training: CPPM®; AAPC

Additional Recommended Materials

  • Please be sure to bring a pen, pencil and highlighter, as well as a calculator.

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CPPM® 3-Day Practice Management Boot Camp

The Practice Management Training Course is designed to prepare the student who has a strong background in the health care industry, or in the medical coding and billing field, to take the next step in advancing their career in practice management. This course will also prepare the student for the AAPC's CPPM® certification examination.

This course will discuss the requirements of managing the revenue cycle, compliance regulations, human resources, health information, and general business processes make practice management a challenging yet rewarding profession.

Course Objectives

  • Recognize the various levels of providers, places of service, and the patient-care flow process
  • Develop techniques for effective communication with physicians and staff
  • Become familiar with major concepts of quality in health care
  • Basic understanding of corporate governance structures
  • Gain a basic understand basic principles of structuring an effective chart of accounts for accounting accuracy
  • Become familiar with essential billing and coding concepts including insurance payment models
  • Understand basic financial reports all businesses must use
  • Become familiar with and understand how to effectively manage the revenue cycle to collect billed charges
  • Gain a working knowledge of human resource management in the medical practice setting
  • Become familiar with physician and mid-level provider recruiting and the credentialing process
  • Learn about basic tools to evaluate and effectively lead employees toward success
  • Understand how to effectively work with outside vendors and value these relationships
  • Understand the basic principles of marketing in physician practices
  • Have familiarity with business continuity, disaster planning, and change management
  • Understand principals in health care reform
  • Have knowledge of the ambulatory use of the electronic medical record (EMR)
  • Understand Health Information Exchange including current problems with HIE
  • Gain a general knowledge of industry compliance requirements
  • Become familiar and comfortable with HIPAA privacy and security rules
  • Understand more about fraud and abuse laws
  • Best prepare for the Certified Physician Practice Manager (CPPM®) exam

Course Content
  • Introduction to health care business processes and workflow
  • Principles of physician reimbursement
  • Health care revenue cycle management
  • Basic principles in medical office accounting
  • Health care reform
  • Quality in health care
  • Electronic medical records (EMRs)
  • Modern health IT and interoperability
  • HIPAA and patient data security
  • Fraud and abuse and corporate compliance
  • Marketing and business relationships
  • Space planning and operational flows
  • Business continuity

Class Size
The maximum number of students will be 20 per class. Class size is limited and is on a fist come, first served basis. Should there be a high demand for additional classes Advanced Coding Services will try to accommodate students by adding a class to schedule.
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Online Availability
This course is currently not offered online.

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