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

MMI Updates & Announcements

  • Health Care Expected to Remain a Source of Jobs in 2015

    Posted: Jan 27 2015

    Source: The Buffalo News After working as a home health care aide for a half-dozen years, Falanda Stevenson decided she would like to get the training to allow her to work in a hospital or nursing home. Studying to become a certified nursing assistant can be expensive, and few agencies offer the training for free. But last year, the Buffalo resident completed a grant-funded, three-month program at the New Hope Education Center. And last month, Stevenson started her new job as a CNA at Ridge View Manor Nursing Home in South Buffalo, where she earns $10.72 per hour tending to the residents’ basic needs. “It’s like a breath of fresh air. You end up making a change in your life, something for the better, something that can better yourself and your children and your home. I love it,” she said. As Stevenson learned, the region’s hospitals, nursing homes, health insurance...

  • City Council to Reconsider Outsourcing Ambulance Billing

    Posted: Jan 21 2015

    Source: The Grand Island Independent The Grand Island City Council may reconsider outsourcing ambulance billing after rejecting the idea in October as a way to keep higher-paying jobs in Grand Island. Fire Chief Cory Schmidt and interim Finance Director Billy Clingman said the costs and risks for keeping the local jobs are rising. They’ll share their concerns during a city council study session at 7 p.m. Tuesday at City Hall. “We’re looking at outsourcing this because of the complexity and the changing rules and the possible fines for doing things wrong,” Schmidt said.   Medical billing is already a complex job, with about 17,000 different billing codes, said Russ Blackburn, emergency medical services division chief. That complexity will grow by more than eightfold by Oct. 1, when the number of medical billing codes will jump to 141,000, Blackburn said. Public safety consultants warned the city about that complexity three years ago,...

  • Join MMI & Dari Bonner for a free webinar today (Jan. 21) to discuss the new medical coding course and certification

    Posted: Jan 21 2015

    Dari Bonner, RMC & Chief Training Officer at the Medical Management Institute will be hosting a free webinar today (Wed., January 21st at 1pm ET) to discuss the new medical coding course & RMC Certification. Dari will give you a quick tour of the learning site and course format before diving into a live Q/A session.  Dari will be the only one on camera, so you can sit back and ask any questions you have (or just listen in). Register by visiting https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/8151234214256038913Download the enrollment packet by visiting https://cdn.shopify.com/s/files/1/0165/2460/files/Interactive_Enrollment_Feb_March_9822a1f0-6d17-4aa7-831e-6a8d117c23b2.pdf?2703 Purchase online by visiting http://www.mmiclasses.com/collections/online-medical-coding-training-certification/products/medical-coding-training-online

  • 2015 State of the Union Address will be on Tuesday, Jan. 20th at 9p ET

    Posted: Jan 20 2015

    The annual State of the Union address will be tonight (Tues., January 20) at 9p ET. The address is expected to focus on the state of the economy and its impact on the middle class and will be aired on all major networks.It will also be available to watch online by visiting: WhiteHouse.gov/SOTU

  • Marilyn Tavenner is Leaving CMS

    Posted: Jan 16 2015

    CMS Administrator Marilyn Tavenner's announcement Friday (January 15) that she's leaving the CMS at the end of February kicked off speculation on whom President Barack Obama will nominate to replace her. Perhaps a bigger question is whether any Obama nominee can gain approval from the GOP-controlled Senate.Full Article via Modern Healthcare can by found by visiting: http://www.modernhealthcare.com/article/20150117/MAGAZINE/301179977/medicare-chief-marilyn-tavenner-leaving-cms