HCCS and MedLearn Partner to Deliver New Course Library

New Coding, Billing and Reimbursement Library Contains 50+ Courses

New York, NY, October 15, 2008 --(PR.com)-- HCCS - Experts in Healthcare Learning, today announced a partnership with Medical Learning, Inc. (MedLearn) to deliver a new series of online, interactive training courses in the areas of coding, billing and reimbursement.

The library of 50+ online courses will educate hospital and clinic physicians, coders, billing staff and administrators on compliance and best practices to maximize reimbursement.

"Through this partnership, we are merging expert content from MedLearn with the expertise of HCCS in distance learning," says Mike Rogge, MedLearn's Founder and President. "HCCS' Healthcare Learning Platform compliments our content, making this an ideal partnership for healthcare organizations."

Authoritative Content Paired With Technology and Elearning Experience

The courses will help healthcare organizations solidify their regulatory compliance and more effectively manage their reimbursement outcomes by enabling staff to build important coding and billing skill sets, effectively bringing them into alignment with organizational strategies. Lessons and assessments are tailored to clinic-based or hospital-based settings and cover CPT, E&M, ICD-9/ICD-10, Radiology and many other specialty areas. Ongoing course development continues to expand the library to meet new training requirements.

"MedLearn content is the most authoritative content available and they continue to produce exciting new courses to meet changing training requirements," says Ben Diamond, President of HCCS. "We are excited to pair our technology and elearning experience with MedLearn's content expertise."

The courses were designed by a team of MedLearn experts with over 250 years of combined clinical experience. All of the courses comply with industry elearning standards, such as SCORM, making it effortless to launch them on the HCCS Healthcare Learning Platform (HLP) and most other learning management systems.

About MedLearn
Since its founding in 1991, MedLearn has become one of the nation's most respected authorities on medical coding, compliance and reimbursement. MedLearn clients can choose from a variety of resources, including publications, consulting services, customized learning and assessments, seminars and online testing and learning.

Content for each of these resources comes directly from MedLearn experts, professionals who have years, often decades, of real-world experience in the clinical and business office settings.

About HCCS
Health Care Compliance Strategies, Inc (HCCS) provides up-to-date compliance and competency training courseware and learning systems to hospitals, health plans, teaching facilities, medical schools and other healthcare entities. HCCS programs are used at hundreds of healthcare facilities nationwide, with over one million registered learners. HCCS provides a full library of courses to fulfill the demanding needs of healthcare staff training, including Professional Compliance, Corporate Compliance, HIPAA Compliance, Research Compliance, Patient Safety and Competency for Quality Care, among many others. The HCCS Healthcare Learning Platform (HLP) is a healthcare specific Learning and Competency Management System .

For more information about the coding training courses, the HCCS Healthcare Learning Platform or other available courses, contact HCCS at (877) 933-4227, by email at info@hccs.com, or via the web at www.hccs.com.

HCCS (Health Care Compliance Strategies, Inc.)
David Rosenthal
(877) 933-4227