The Medical Management Institute - MMI
The Medical Management Institute - MMI
The Medical Management Institute - MMI

MMI Updates & Announcements

  • Job Opening: Medical Coder (Small Office Setting)

    Posted: Feb 16 2015

    Position: Medical Coder (Physician Office Setting)Where: Springfield, MOExperience Level: 1+ Year   Penmac Staffing is recruiting for an experienced Medical Coder for a medical service provider located in Springfield, MO. Duties include medical coding in a small office setting to join a team of 2 other coders.  Strong coding skills and previous experience working with diagnosis and service coding. Qualified candidates must have strong computer skills and friendly attitude.  Must be a quick learner with at least 1 year previous coding experience in an medical office setting. Hours are Monday – Friday 8am-5pm.   How to Apply Qualified job seekers please apply online at www.penmac.com and send resume to clerical.resumes@penmac.com with the subject “Medical Coding”.  Also, please call 417-616-6462 for the clerical assessments to be emailed to you for completion.  Penmac is the largest staffing agency in Springfield, MO, as ranked by the Springfield Business Journal. They are proud to be employee-owned and...

  • GAO Report on CMS Prep for ICD-10 - January 2015

    Posted: Feb 10 2015

        Why GAO Did This Study In the United States, every claim submitted by health care providers to payers—including Medicare and Medicaid—for reimbursement includes ICD codes. On October 1, 2015, all covered entities will be required to transition to the 10th revision of the codes, requiring entities to develop, test, and implement updated information technology systems. Entities must also train staff in using the new codes, and may need to modify internal business processes. CMS has a role in preparing covered entities for the transition. GAO was asked to review the transition to ICD-10 codes. GAO (1) evaluated the status of CMS’s activities to support covered entities in the transition from ICD-9 to ICD-10 coding; and (2) described stakeholders’ most significant concerns and recommendations regarding CMS’s activities to prepare covered entities for the ICD-10 transition, and how CMS has addressed those concerns and recommendations. GAO reviewed CMS documentation, interviewed...

  • Hearing on the ICD-10 Coding System will be on Wednesday, February 11

    Posted: Feb 10 2015

      The Affordable Care Act (Obamacare)'s second open-enrollment period will be ending on Sunday, Feb. 15. The Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee will be holding a hearing today (Tuesday) on "The Reemergence of Vaccine-Preventable Diseases."   ICD-10 Hearing On February 11th (tomorrow), the House Energy and Commerce Committee's Health Subcommittee will be holding a hearing on the implementation of the ICD-10 coding system. Members will hear from a number of stakeholders and continue working with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services as the October 1, 2015, implementation date approaches. February 11th / 10:15AM2322 Rayburn HOBSubcommittee on HealthHearing on “Examining ICD-10 Implementation”   Background Memo The Official Background Memo from the Committee Majority Staff to the members of the Subcommittee on Health reads: The International Statistical Institute, in 1891, began the process of creating an internationally recognized classification of diseases to help facilitate our understanding of mortality. This effort, through successful revisions to the original list, would...

  • Recently Asked Question: How do I get my 1098-T form?

    Posted: Feb 09 2015

    1098-T Form We have had a number of students reach out recently requesting the "1098- T: Tuition Statement" to file their taxes. Unfortunately, MMI does not participate in the Department of Education's student aid program so we are unable to provide this.  However, we would be more than happy to send you an itemized paid invoice from 2014 for your records. Email info@mmiclasses.com with the request and an MMI Representative will have it to you within 24-48 business hours.  Have any more Member Services questions? Click here to access the Members page of the website which houses an FAQ section, a helpful resources page and a job board. 

  • Job Opening in Alpharetta GA: Medical Billing & Compliance Manager

    Posted: Feb 06 2015

    Medical Billing & Compliance Manager  |  Claims Billing Office RMC, RMM, RMA Certifications Desired   Position Summary:  The Billing and Compliance Manager is responsible for the adherence of all HIPAA laws, CMS directives, and all other external and internal controls to ensure accurate billing and coding with assistance from billing team leaders. In addition, he/she is also responsible for the timely dissemination and/or training of personnel with respect to new and revised HIPAA laws, CMS directives, and external and internal control measures to facilitate accurate implementation.   Duties and Responsibilities:  Design, develop, and implement an effective compliance program Ensure conformance with all applicable laws, regulations, and polices Act as a liaison between the billing staff and Practice Managers/Providers regarding billing issues and education Actively monitor and audit coding functions based on current industry standards Ensure all necessary employees are made aware of and are held accountable to coding and billing...