Attention all Virginia HIM Professionals Wanting to Take the CCS Exam

The VHIMA Coding Roundtable Committee will be holding a series of lunch bucket sessions for Virginia HIM professionals who are planning to study and sit for the AHIMA CCS exam within the next year. These will be networking sessions intended to help those wanting to sit for the exam to review the requirements, domains, and test tasking skills to help prepare for the exam.

These sessions will be limited to 25 registrants for the live sessions and for Virginia residents only. Recorded sessions will be available after the live events for purchase as well but will also be limited to Virginia residents.

The sessions will be held from 1:00 – 2:00 PM ET on Thursdays beginning September 9th through October 14th. These sessions will be online Zoom meetings. The agenda is as follows:

  • Week 1: Prep Basics-studying, registering, taking the exam
     
  • Week 2: Domain 1-Coding Knowledge and Skills
     
  • Week 3: Domain 2-Coding Documentation
     
  • Week 4: Domain 3-Provider Queries
     
  • Week 5: Domain 4-Regulatory Compliance
     
  • Week 6: Practice Exam and Test Taking Skills

The price will be:

  • VHIMA Members – $75
  • Non-VHIMA Members-$90

Participants are recommended to purchase the CCS Exam Preparation, Eleventh Edition from AHIMA (or another vendor of your choice) and the appropriate ICD-10-CM, ICD-10-PCS, and CPT coding manuals per the list of acceptable coding books from AHIMA.

This is your opportunity to finally buckle down and get that CCS certification you may have been putting off for so long or want as you enter your coding profession.

Gloria Litton, RHIA, CHDA, CCS, AHIMA Approved ICD-10-CM/PCS Trainer