Practicums/Pre-Season Training (PST)

Overview

OS2U’s Risk Adjustment Pre-Season Training (PST) is a 10 week online retrospective MRA risk adjustment mock project . Risk Adjustment Pre-Season Training is held Tuesday & Thursdays, 5:30pm-8:30pm CST. This course simulates a live risk adjustment coding environment, with a Coding Manager (instructor), Project Lead (assistant instructor) and Auditors (mentors). Coders are assigned a Mentor who monitors production, quality and assist with efficiency best practices. Coders are introduced to 3M & Find-A-Coder encoders, coding portals, common coding resources, business rules and guidelines. Risk Adjustment Pre-Season Training is a pre-requiste to be considered for paid internship with OS2 Healthcare Solutions in August.

How it works

Practicum I: Home Risk Assessment (HRA) *Coming Soon

A capstone course intended to provide students with the opportunity to apply the skills learned in previous coding courses in a supervised setting to gain practical experience in HRAs. Students will have a maximum of 516 hours to complete.

Practicum II: Hierarchical Condition Categories (HCC)

A capstone course intended to provide students with the opportunity to apply the skills learned in previous coding courses in a supervised setting to gain practical experience in HCC. Students will have a maximum of 516 hours to complete.

Practicum III: Practicode *Coming Soon

An AAPC training program intended to provide students with the opportunity to apply the skills learned in previous coding courses in a supervised setting to gain practical experience. Students will have a maximum of 516 hours to complete.

Practicum IV: Complete Code Capture (CCC) *Coming Soon

A capstone course intended to provide students with the opportunity to apply the skills learned in previous coding courses in a supervised setting to gain practical experience. Students will have a maximum of 100 hours to complete.

Course Details

Seating

Student enrollment is limited to 30 students per session.

Prerequisites

  • Coding certification or registration from AHIMA, or
  • Coding certification from AAPC
  • Attend a Coding Career Advisory meeting with the OS2U Education Director

Pricing*

*each practicum is charged individually

HRA/HCC/CCC

HRA/HCC/CCC
Tuition
$500
Previous and Current Year Coding Manual
$150
Desktop w/Dual Monitors
$1000
Background Check
$240
TOTAL COST
$1890

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