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San Antonio, TX, United States, 2012/08/09 - Practice Management Institute® (PMI) faculty member, Audrey Coaxum, will present at the Texas Medical Group Management Association’s (TMGMA), “Executive on the Edge,” 2012 Fall Conference in Houston in September.
The event will take place in Houston at the Westin Memorial City Hotel.
Audrey Coaxum, CHI, CMCO, CMC, CMIS, CMOM, will teach two sessions related to the implementation of ICD-10. The sessions will deliver important news and updates that Texas carriers need to help guide them on the implementation of ICD-10 and secure accurate reimbursement once the new codes go into effect.
“Dramatic change requires planning, workflow analysis, training and expertise,” said Pam Potter, President of the Texas MGMA. “Texas MGMA welcomes the opportunity to learn from PMI as we plot our route towards ICD-10 implementation.”
Coaxum has spent more than 15 years in the health care industry as a hands-on specialist. She is a Certified Healthcare Instructor, who has trained physicians and health care personnel on medical documentation and compliance issues relating to the coding, billing and reimbursement for services. She has developed and taught a variety of training programs and assessments on practice management, coding, billing and compliance. Additionally, Audrey has conducted chart audits to identify physician utilization trends, compliance and potential areas of risk.
The TMGMA’s Fall Conference was developed for medical group managers of all practice specialties who are interested in learning practical healthcare solutions. Professionals encouraged to attend are medical group administrators, executives, managers, health administration students and faculty.
“PMI is thrilled to be partnering with the Texas MGMA for this conference,” said Michael Moore, PMI Director of Outreach and Business Development. “Our organizations share a common mission to help medical office administrators in all specialties stay on top of the latest management trends and solutions.”
TMGMA’s Fall Conference will take place September 6-7 with a total of 7 workshops offered. Accreditation hours will be awarded for certified professionals from several organizations including PMI.
Practice Management Institute® (pmimd.com) is the training, networking and credentialing source for medical office professionals. For 30 years, physicians and their staff have looked to PMI for training that contributes to a more efficient, profitable and compliant office. Classes are hosted in 300 of the nation's leading hospitals, medical societies and colleges. PMI awards certification by exam to accomplished medical office coding, reimbursement, and management professionals. In all, more than 17,000 medical office professionals have earned their credentials through PMI.
Founded in 1973, the Texas Medical Group Management Association (TMGMA) is a professional association of medical practice administrators. Texas MGMA (txmgma.com) represents more than 550 practice administrators across the state of Texas.