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National Critical Access (CAH) & Small Rural Hospital Coding & Billing Bootcamp

 Export to Your Calendar 8/12/2020 to 8/13/2020
When: August 12-13, 2020
Day 1: 8:30am - 4:30-pm, Day 2: 8:30am - 12:30-pm
Where: Virtual Live Training
United States

Online registration is available until: 8/12/2020
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$199 first 50 Registrations - Reg. Price $299

Virtual Live Training - Instructions to Access Meeting will be sent out 24 hours in advance

2 Day Coding and Billing for Critical Access Hospitals (CAH) Course Overview



ThisVIRTUAL LIVE Bootcamp series covers what revenue cycle and coding/billing staff in CAHs and small rural hospitals (SRH) need to know related to their documentation, professional and facility coding, and medical billing processes. 

We will describe the vital areas that affect all members of the CAH & SRH workforce related to CPT, HCPCS-II,& ICD-10-CM coding and billing; focusing on their impact on revenue, facility mission, population and public health reporting.

  • Coders/billers who have come from "traditional provider offices or hospitals" or are new to the unique nature of billing for the services Critical Access Hospitals and/or Small Rural Hospitals will benefit by gaining a better understanding of the CAH designation and PPS/CAH-specific rules for coding/billing.
  • Managers who hire staff, manage people and policies, supervise the coding/billing staff will benefit by gaining a high-level overview of  CAH designation criteria and the systems/processes required to main CAH status with emphasis on coding/billing.
  •  Providers who create clinical documentation (e.g. MD/DO/PA/NP) will benefit by gaining a better understanding the coding/billing nuances that are specific to different hospital service areas.

Session #1 – August 12, 2020 - 8:30 am - 4:30 pm CST (with breaks and lunch)

  • Introduction and Testing Details
  • Overview of CAH Designation and Cost-Based Reimbursement
  • Overview of PPS Reimbursement
  • Introduction/Review of Coding Manuals
  • Swing Bed and Inpatient Coding
  • Outpatient/Ancillary Facility Coding
  • Emergency Department Facility and Professional Fee Coding


Session #2 – August 13, 2020 - 8:30 am - 12:30 pm CST (with breaks)


  • Same Day Surgery and Anesthesia Coding
  • Hospital Professional Fee Coding
  • Billing and reimbursement overview for Swing bed, Inpatient facility, Hospital Outpatient facility, and hospital professional fees
  • Method I, Method II, and CRNA Pass-through payment option
  • Revenue codes and their relationship to CPT codes, Billing, Compliance, and cost reporting
  • Guidance on how improving current billing practices and systems can translate into increased revenues
  • Identification of common issues that impact denials
  • COVID-19   Coding/Billing Updates

Virtual Live Arch Pro Bootcamps are presented with multi-screen view, optional webcam access, allowing for seamless Q&A with video. INCLUDED: class slides, optional certification exam, and support.

CEUs - 11 CEUs Approved by AAPC & ArchProCoding

CAH or SRH Final Exam

Upon completing the live class authorized attendees will be able to take the Critical Access Hospital or Small Rural Hospital Coding and Billing online certification exam.  The exam is 100 questions and is scored immediately if a 70% is achieved.  The certification for Critical Access Hospital Coding & Billing Specialist (CAH-CBS) will be granted by the Association for Rural & Community Health Professional Coding.


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