Executives with eduTrax®, a nationally recognized online coding, compliance and health education company, today announced they have been selected by NextGen Healthcare Information Systems, Inc. (nextgen.com) as a preferred medical coding and educational content provider.
As part of the distribution agreement, eduTrax will provide industry-relevant educational content and curriculum packages for NextGen Healthcare to offer their growing client base of physicians, practice administrators and hospitals. As a coding content provider, eduTrax will offer courses on medical coding, regulatory compliance and medical billing, and reimbursement topics. According to company executives, eduTrax is currently providing more than 38 educational courses for NextGen Healthcare customers.
“NextGen Healthcare's relationship with eduTrax will extend our ability to reach out to our community of physicians and practice administrators and provide them the opportunity to stay current with general industry happenings and trends that affect them on a daily basis,” said Tara Schulz, Vice President, Learning Resources for NextGen Healthcare. “The educational sessions provided by eduTrax will allow NextGen Healthcare to enhance our clients' ability to remain current and knowledgeable about the constantly changing environment of healthcare.”
Headquartered in Atlanta, eduTrax is a recognized leader in healthcare revenue cycle management education, compliance issues and value-added resources for hospitals, physician practices and strategic partners. Through its flexible internet portal, eduTrax delivers on-demand e-courses, live webinars and other valuable online tools. In doing so, eduTrax helps medical coding, billing and compliance professionals stay up-to-date on the latest changes and updates for coding requirements, including those posted by the CMS Recovery Audit Contractors (RACs).
Patricia Dear, president and co-founder of eduTrax and one of the nation’s top medical reimbursement experts, said her company is thrilled to have been selected as an education and coding content provider by NextGen Healthcare.
“Remaining ahead of the learning curve in medical coding and compliance issues is the cornerstone of how we help our healthcare clients optimize their medical billing reimbursement and protect a healthy fiscal bottom line,” explained Dear. “NextGen Healthcare offers an outstanding product for the healthcare industry and we are delighted that they have selected to partner with eduTrax to help them navigate the often tricky waters of medical coding and compliance issues.”
About NextGen Healthcare
NextGen Healthcare Information Systems, Inc. (nextgen.com, qsii.com), a wholly owned subsidiary of Quality Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: QSII), provides integrated clinical, financial and connectivity solutions for ambulatory, inpatient and dental provider organizations.
Headquartered outside of Atlanta, GA, eduTrax® (myedutrax.com) is a leading healthcare education, compliance and coding resource portal for hospitals, physician practices and strategic partners. Founded in 2007, eduTrax provides comprehensive online tools and training to help educate clients and guide clinicians on emerging medical documentation and coding requirements to help them manage and optimize reimbursements. The company is led by two of the nation’s top medical reimbursement experts, Patricia Dear and Paula Digby, CCS, CPC, CPCI, who both still actively conduct audits and reviews for many leading healthcare organizations, including the Department of Justice.