The HITC Administrative Simplification course is designed to bring together in one learning experience all of the changes in the Transactions and Code Sets component of HIPAA Administrative Simplification, as revised in the ARRA HITECH and PPACA (Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, a.k.a., health reform) legislation. This also includes the Transaction and Code Sets regulatory updates, the new Operating Rules requirements, the Health Plan Identifier (HPID), and transition to ICD-10-CM. This course takes approximately three hours. Three hours of CE have been preapproved for continued education credit toward renewing CPEHR, CPHIE, and/or CPHIT professional certification.
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TRAINING/CERTIFICATION PARTNERSHIPS WITH REGIONAL EXTENSION CENTERS (RECs)
Health IT Certification is offering group discounts to Regional Extension Centers (RECS) for Health IT Certification's online HIT and EHR courses and certification exams. For federally funded RECs only, HITC is pleased to offer a discounted price per individual participant to take any of the three ten-course programs and examination online. RECs interested in taking advantage of this opportunity should contact Monica B. Cunningham, VP Marketing, at (508) 797-9943. Customized in-person programs at a REC locations are also available.
The following RECs have entered into arrangements with Health IT Certification to train staff and physician practices through its online HIT and EHR courses and certification exams:
Health IT Certification is partnering with community colleges and other institutions of higher learning to support their training programs, including those funded by Office of the National Coordinator grants and those that are funded through other sources. For example, Erie Community College has licensed CPHIT online curricula and hard copy manuals for its HIT classes. New England Institute of Technology (www.neit.edu) offers Certified Professional in Electronic Health Record training and examinations in-person through a workforce development training program grant. All curriculum has been revised to reflect Meaningful Use.
HEALTH IT CERTIFICATION TRAINING AND EXAMINATION OFFERED
IN THE KINGDOM OF SAUDI ARABIA
Innovative Technology is the first global partner to take advantage of Health IT Certification's HIT, EHR and HIE training and certification programs. Training and certification testing are offered in Riyadh, serving Saudi Arabia and other countries in the Middle East. Dr. Bassam Al-Hemsi, President of Innovative Technology, selected this approach to be able to effectively support the anticipated need for personnel training in Saudi Arabia's hospitals and clinics as electronic health records are implemented over the next several years. Dr. Bassam Al-Hemsi noted that, "The strategic partnership offered by utilizing the proven training and professional certification developed in the United States with local training access in Saudi Arabia is a strategic fit. CMEs for Saudi Arabia physicians have been approved for the curriculum."
Individuals interested in attending Health IT Certification in Riyadh should contact Innovative Technology directly at www.innotech-sa.com.