Salt Lake City, UT (PRWEB) July 9, 2009
To help providers and payers begin preparing for a smooth ICD-10 implementation process, the American Academy of Professional Coders is hosting a free Webinar series in July. The series, which has separate tracks for providers and payers, will review the ICD-10 training plan and the necessary steps for successful implementation. The Webinar schedule is:
Provider Track: ICD-10 Implementation Training Three-Part Webinar Series (http://www.aapc.com/ICD-10/icd-10-provider-implementation.aspx)
Those attending the provider ICD-10 training implementation Webinar series may also sign up for a continuing education unit (CEU) module to earn up to three CEUs.
Payer Track: ICD-10 Implementation Training Two-Part Webinar Series (http://www.aapc.com/ICD-10/icd-10-payer-implementation.aspx)
Those attending the payer ICD-10 training implementation Webinar series may also sign up for a CEU module worth up to two CEUs.
More information the AAPC's free Webinar series for ICD-10 implementation training is available on the AAPC's Web site at http://www.aapc.com/ICD-10/training.aspx. Additional information on the AAPC's five-year, comprehensive ICD-10 implementation plan is also available online at http://www.aapc.com/ICD-10/index.aspx.
About the American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC)
The AAPC (http://www.aapc.com) is the nation's largest medical coding training and certification association for medical coders, and is the leading source for ICD-10 implementation training. The AAPC provides credentials to medical coders in physician offices, outpatient facilities and payer environments. The certifications the AAPC offers are Certified Professional Coder (CPC®), Certified Professional Coder - Hospital (CPC-H®) and Certified Professional Coder - Payer (CPC-P®), as well as 18 specialty-specific credentials and the Certified Interventional Radiology Cardiovascular Coder® (CIRCC®) credential. These credentials represent the gold standard certifications for medical coding. The AAPC provides a wide variety of benefits to its 79,000 members worldwide.