HCPro Partners with BridgeFront to Provide Best-in-Class E-Learning Solutions for ICD-10

Press Releases, June 18, 2012

To assist healthcare facilities with the mandated adoption of ICD-10-CM diagnosis codes and ICD-10-PCS procedure codes in October 2014, BridgeFront has teamed up with HCPro, Inc. to offer best-in-class, role-based ICD-10 education.

HCPro has established a reputation of excellence in healthcare education that spans more than two decades.

"Our partnership with BridgeFront will expand further the availability of HCPro's regulatory experts and their experience educating thousands of coding and billing professionals to meet their compliance and revenue integrity goals," commented Hank Boye, Executive Vice President of Information Solutions and Media at HCPro, Inc. "HCPro Education's nationally recognized online learning courses and HCPro Boot Camps® are designed to prepare all of the stakeholders across healthcare organizations, including CDI professionals, physicians, finance and billing specialists, and coders in all settings,  with the specific knowledge and confidence they need for the transition to ICD-10."

The training suite will include three major building blocks for anatomy and physiology training, introductory education on ICD-10, and intensive proficiency training on ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS.

Anatomy and Physiology for ICD-10 Coding will enable coders to master the fundamentals of A&P before beginning intensive ICD-10 coding training; and HCPro Boot Camps® are the heart of hands-on coder training in understanding, selecting, and correctly applying the ICD-10-CM and ICD-10 PCS codes.

The education addresses both ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS codes, and offers extensive continuing education credits, including AHIMA, AAPC, ANCC nursing contact hours, and CME. The online learning format for the courses contains both audio and video content as well as interact

"Healthcare organizations are experiencing an incredible amount of change today, such as ICD-10. The ICD-10 transition will have a profound impact on an organization's financial stability. Our partnership with HCPro, the recognized expert in coding and billing, will give our clients the critical information their staff needs to navigate this complex regulatory change and mitigate the risk of cash flow interruption," says Peter Cizik, CEO at BridgeFront. "ICD-10 is more than a billing problem. Combining HCPro's expertise with the rest of BridgeFront's robust education and flexible platform allows us to present a true enterprise-wide solution, so organizations will have one-stop to solve their needs."

For more information, visit www.hcpro.com/icd-10.

About BridgeFront
Effective, customizable and budget-friendly; BridgeFront helps healthcare, government and businesses provide the highest quality of staff education. You have the flexibility to take any online course as-is or modify it, and even build your own courses. For over ten years, BridgeFront has provided engaging online education on compliance, revenue cycle, patient communications, clinical, leadership, and now ICD-10. For more information about BridgeFront, go to www.bridgefront.com.