Home Health Industry Consultant to Offer Anatomy and Physiology Course for CodersJLU Health Record Systems joins Barry Libman Inc.’s Affiliate Program
BEDFORD, MASSACHUSETTS – June 26, 2012 – JLU Health Record Systems has partnered with Barry Libman Inc. to offer the medical coder course, Anatomy & Physiology for Coders in preparation for ICD-10. ICD-10 will require increased specificity to allow for appropriate code assignment. As a result, detailed knowledge of Anatomy and Physiology is recommended for coders to increase the accuracy of their coding.
The partnership marks the addition of a prestigious home health consulting company to Barry Libman Inc.’s growing list of important affiliates in the healthcare industry.
JLU Health Record Systems, a leader in home health consulting and education, is committed to enhancing health information quality, streamlining workflow, establishing appropriate access to patient record information, and ensuring that Protected Health Information (PHI) is maintained in a secure, confidential manner.
In addition, JLU provides home health and hospice training, including ICD-9 and ICD-10 coding and OASIS courses.
“Agencies need to understand that ICD-10 requires greater knowledge of Anatomy & Physiology for code assignment which may impact case mix and reimbursement. Instead of re-inventing the wheel, JLU is pleased to offer Barry Libman Inc.’s Anatomy & Physiology for Coders as it allows home health and hospice nursing and coding professionals to brush up on any areas needed for the transition to ICD-10 – in a self-paced and comprehensive program.” said JLU Health Record Systems’ President Joan L. Usher.
Anatomy & Physiology for Coders, a 12-week course, equips medical coders for transition to ICD-10-CM and – PCS. Students can access the course online 24/7.
In Anatomy & Physiology for Coders, students study topics ranging from common diseases and disorders, common laboratory tests, and frequently prescribed drugs. Students are also given a comprehensive and complete review of the major body systems.
The course maximizes student engagement via lesson notes, multi-media videos, interactive educational games, and full-color anatomical drawings, as well as with multiple quizzes and comprehensive weekly assessments for mastery of the material.
The textbook, Donald Rizzo’s Fundamentals of Anatomy & Physiology, includes a supplemental CD.
Anatomy & Physiology for Coders is approved for 24 continuing education units (CEUs) by the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA).
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For more about JLU Health Record Systems, including its health information management training and consulting solutions, visit http://www.jluhealth.com/index.htm
JLU Health Record Systems has been a leader in home health consulting and education for over 25 years. JLU provides auditing of records to analyze OASIS documentation, coding and reimbursement, survey readiness preparation and HIPAA and EHR risk analysis.
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.