As a result of the current Federal government funding situation, the information on this website may not be up to date or acted upon. Updates regarding government operating status and resumption of normal operations can be found at www.opm.gov . Despite the lapse in appropriations, IHS will continue to provide direct clinical health care services as well as referrals for contracted services that cannot be provided through IHS clinics. For more information on how IHS is impacted, visit: HHS Contingency Plan
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.
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.