Healthcare Business Solutions, Inc. has been a leader in innovative HIM solutions for over 30 years. Our team of expert professionals provides solutions including on-shore Coding and Data Quality, I Code Coder Development Programs, Coder Education Programs, ICD-10 Helpline and Audit Tracking - AUDIT Trax. We are the team to rely on!


Tue. 10/22
Tue. 11/5

Session I: You Can Have it All! ICD-10 Coder Productivity & Quality
Discover solutions to improve coder performance. Learn how to identify issues decreasing coding productivity and quality in your department and how to increase the productivity while improving the quality of your coders using ICD-10.

Session II: Quality Indicators/Medical Necessity
Gain an understanding of the Quality Indicators (Severity of Illness/Risk of Mortality) that impact reporting. The participant will also gain an understanding of the importance of documentation for Medical Necessity. We will also look at Social Determinants of Care, and why it is important for the complete coding picture.

Session III: Query Do’s & Don’ts
Gain an understanding of the importance of the query process while learning the do’s and don’ts of query writing.  You will be walked through the process with real query examples for debridement, MI’s, urosepsis, CHF, BMI, and more.

Session IV: E&M Coding and Documentation for Hospital Coders
Learn the ins-and-outs of proper E&M code selection. Gain an understanding of the documentation requirements necessary to avoid denials. Changes on the horizon for 2019 and beyond.

Session V: E&M Coding and Documentation for Physician Offices
In the professional coding and billing setting, learn the importance of complete and accurate documentation for E&M code assignment. Changes on the horizon for 2019 and beyond.

Wed. 10/23
Wed. 11/6

In each session, participants will ...
• Learn to recognize and understand clinical indicators
• Understand the link between coding and quality
• Learn to correctly code and query for quality of the record

Thu. 10/24
Thu. 11/7
Tue. 11/19
Thu. 12/5

Program Objectives

  • To address complex coding issues that often challenge a coders understanding

  • To offer participants an understanding of the what and why of complex procedures

  • Participants will gain a solid foundation of the coding guidelines within each area and will learn how to completely and accurately code cases

  • Participants will gain an understanding of how code assignment impacts the MS-DRG, as well as how to avoid system edits and denials



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Tim Keough
Vice President
Health Information Management

HIM Education

Our programs are offered regularly throughout the year with new ones always on the forefront of development. Hands-on workshops and lectures are presented dynamically to foster better learning experiences. Affordable and flexible, all programs can be offered at our Princeton location or at the convenience of your own facility. CEU credit available for AHIMA and AAPC.

Current Programs
  • ICD-10 Summit by Association: A Mastery Education Series

    Sharpen your ICD-10 coding skills - after the October 1, 2015 implementation date. This is a comprehensive 4-day education session to help you master the ICD-10-CM/PCS Coding Systems. Eligible for 24 AHIMA CEUs and approved for 24 AAPC CEUs.

  • I-CODE Mentor Program LEARN MORE

    Coder Mentor Program: includes training for two staff employees and guaranteed engagement of one NJHA-HBS trained coder for one full year.

AHiMA Approved CEU Program AAPC Approved CEU Approved

HIM Solutions

With three decades of experience, HBS provides comprehensive, cost-effective solutions for the unique needs of the health information management community. Our unparalleled expertise and research capabilities assure that clients receive the most up-to-date information and training to assure an optimal revenue stream.

Best-in-Class Solutions
Comprehensive, ongoing ICD-10 Education Programs LEARN MORE
ICD-10 Validation Assessments
To answer your coding staff's ICD-10 questions
Coding Services
Inpatient / ED / SDS / Outpatient - On-site or Remote
Operational assessment and workflow analysis
HIM / Patient Access / Patient Financial Services