The American Healthcare Documentation Professional Group (AHDPG) Acquires Coding Coaches to Broaden Online Training and Service Offerings
Shrewsbury, MA, March 25, 2014 --(PR.com
)-- "Change in healthcare is everywhere. With the required conversion to ICD-10 in October, 2014, the nation’s move to electronic health records and the launch of the Affordable Care Act is driving significant change in healthcare delivery and how healthcare organizations bill and get paid. With change comes opportunity for both individuals and organizations willing to embrace it. Many organizations are just now realizing the true scope and complexity needed to successfully navigate this endeavor," said Doug Palmer, CCS-P, and President of Coding Coaches. "By combining with AHDPG we have created a truly exciting combination of two firms very similar in mission, philosophy, and culture. The end result will enable us to provide a new and broader set of online training programs and outsourced service options for individuals and healthcare organizations nationwide.”
"Coding Coaches is exactly the type of organization AHDPG has been looking to partner with or acquire for well over a year now," said President and CEO Peter Reilly. "In working with the team at Coding Coaches we have been able to successfully combine their expertise, in the areas of medical billing, coding and reimbursement with AHDPG's innovative online learning platform and education experience to create a variety of training solutions that will competently prepare individuals and organizations to successfully respond to the evolving healthcare documentation requirements brought on by ICD-10, Electronic Health Records and the Affordable Care Act. As a result of this change the U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics has reported that employment of health information technicians, including medical billers, medical coders, medical scribes, medical transcriptionists and medical assistants of all types, is projected to grow 22 percent from 2012 to 2022, much faster than the average for all occupations. For the right individual, the time is now to launch an exciting career in healthcare documentation.”
For more information on the training programs, outsourced transcription services or to find out how the MyCAA program can pay for your education (active military personnel), please visit http://www.ahdpg.com
or contact Admissions at 1-800-407-1186, extension 800.
The American Healthcare Documentation Professionals Group (AHDPG) is a leading training and workforce development company focused on the healthcare documentation industry. AHDPG was the first employer owned training organization approved by the Approval Committee for Certificate Programs (ACCP), a joint committee established by the Association for Healthcare Documentation Integrity (AHDI) and the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA). AHDPG provides online training in the areas of medical transcription editing, medical billing and coding and clinical information management (medical scribe) and medical assisting delivered in a supportive environment. Students graduate ready to take their respective certification exams and gain employment in the healthcare documentation industry.