careLearning


careLearning is a nonprofit organization formed more than a decade ago which is owned and operated by more than 40 state hospital associations including NJHA. These associations work in partnership to offer a comprehensive workforce education management solution to member hospitals with an affordable price and convenient online platform.

Over 280 hospitals and healthcare organizations nationally use careLearning for their employee education needs. Virtually all of these organizations offer the On-Line Health and Safety Compliance Training Series to their employees to meet their Joint Commission/OSHA requirements.

careLearning provides:

  • A powerful underlying database which contains data captured from employee education activity. The database resides at the hospital location and not at careLearning.  Participating hospitals maintain ownership and control of this data.
  • Capability to track online activity as well as in-service education sessions.
  • A utility which easily updates the database with changes in payroll so new staff additions and deletions are accurately updated within the database.
  • The ability to develop and publish “private courses” using hospital-specific content. Virtually all participating hospitals utilize this money-saving benefit.  
  • Ready access with no long-term contractual commitments.

Visit the careLearning Web site: http://www.carelearning.com

Icn Tool UPCOMING EDUCATION

OCT
22
Tue. 10/22
Tue. 11/5
NEW!

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.

OCT
23
Wed. 10/23
Wed. 11/6
NEW!

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

OCT
24
Thu. 10/24
Thu. 11/7
Tue. 11/19
Thu. 12/5
NEW!

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