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Announcing Accelerated CCHIM Preparation

Exam August 27 – December 3, 2011
Open enrollment through end of August
Monday, August 29th, 2011

MASSACHUSETTS – August 25, 2011 – Barry Libman Inc. announces open enrollment for the Commission on Certification for Health Informatics and Information Management (CCHIIM) exam preparation course.

This intensive, accelerated twelve-week course—which runs August 27 - December 3, 2011 prepares students for the CCS exam offered on December 2011 or January 2012.
The course includes four online and eight onsite classes of three hours each, as well as weekly assignments. Onsite classes are at Barry Libman Inc.’s Conference Center in Concord, MA.

“The CCS exam is very challenging but careful and thorough preparation can make a difference. Our history has shown that students who take this intensive prep course and do the work required are more than likely to pass the CSS exam,” says course instructor Mary Beth York, CCS, CCS-P.

York (CCS, CCS-P) has over twenty years experience in coding, auditing and documentation, and has worked in environments ranging from community to teaching hospitals, as well as physician group practices.

York has taught in a broad range of settings from large classroom, to small group, to one-on-one instruction. She has taught CCS and CCS-P exam preparation skills, interventional radiology, and physician education on documentation requirements and assignment of E&M levels. York is a Senior Associate with Barry Libman Inc.

About The Commission on Certification

The Commission on Certification for Health Informatics and Information Management (CCHIIM) is an AHIMA commission dedicated to assuring the competency of professionals practicing Health Informatics and Information Management (HIIM). AHIMA / CCHIIM certification exams are valid, reliable, and legally defensible assessment instruments which measure the competency of potential certificants against a codified and relevant body of HIIM competencies (also referred to as knowledge, skills, and abilities).

About Barry Libman Inc.

Barry Libman Inc. provides medical record coding, audit, and educational services to the Health Information Management departments of healthcare institutions.   Barry Libman Inc. offers the right-mix of online and classroom education to ensure that the HIM professional is prepared to handle changes in the medical record coding systems and the transition to ICD-10-CM/PCS.