The HIM Program, in partnership with the Office of Resource and Access Program (ORAP) supports the need to provide training for certifying new coders, as well as continuing education for certified coders. When funding is available national coding training is announced through the Area HIM consultants. Also, there are options available for staff to gain this needed training through professional coding organizations such as the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) , the American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC)
EHR for HIM Training classes
This training will provide HIM professionals and CAC with knowledge, skills, and competencies for setting up and implementing the RPMS EHR for Inpatient use at their facility.
2020 Coding Training and Certification
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), Division of Tribal Affairs (DTA), in coordination with the Indian Health Service (IHS), Health Information Management (HIM) / Office of Information Technology, is proud to announce the 2020 ITU Medical Coding Training and Certification.
These training sessions will be at various locations from January - September 2020. The training is two weeks in duration. Participants will take an exam on the tenth day for the American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC), Certified Professional Coder (CPC) certification. Participants may retake the exam within a one-year timeframe if they do not pass the initial exam. The application period for the 2020 ITU Medical Coding Training and Certification application will take place from January to August 2020 depending on the start date of the training.
Due to the continuing COVID-19 pandemic and for everyone’s safety we are postponing the trainings for the following areas: Billings, Great Plains, Navajo, Nashville, and Phoenix.
EHR for HIM CAC Training classes
The purpose of this training is to provide Health Information Management (HIM) professionals and other stakeholders with best practices and solutions for the varying EHR responsibilities of the HIM profession.
Novitas provides training for Medicare benefits, provider enrollment requirements, patient screening tools, new Medicare card, billing guidelines Part A and B, claim submission errors Part A and B, Medicare initiatives and more. For additional information.
Resource and Patient Management System (RPMS) Training
Listed on the Resource and Patient Management System (RPMS) Training page are the current trainings offered for all IHS Areas.
NOTE: RPMS training events are open only to individuals affiliated with Indian Health Service, Tribal, or Urban Indian health program facilities in the United States.