NEW YORK, Sept. 10, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- CodeSmart Holdings, Inc. (OTCQB:ITEN), with its subsidiary, The CODESMARTTM Group, Inc. (collectively, "CODESMART"), a premier ICD-10 education and solutions group that offers CODESMARTTM UNIVERSITY, its on-line education solution and customizable training solutions, announces today that it will be offering the option of financial aid for new coders who enroll in its CODESMARTTM UNIVERSITY program.
"Based on the fact that our healthcare system is about to be flooded with new patients as well as a significant increase in the number of codes required for adequate reimbursement, it is essential that new coders are introduced into the market to handle the increase," says Ira Shapiro, CEO of CODESMART™. "It is our intention that offering new coders financial aid toward an education in ICD-10 certification will help to increase enrollment and help to ensure that our country is ready for ICD-10 in the fall of 2014. At the same time, this will be a tremendous opportunity for those seeking a new career as a medical coder."
The new financing option will be offered through a number of financial institutions to be announced at a later time.
CodeSmart Holdings, Inc. (OTCQB:ITEN) with its subsidiary, The CODESMART™ Group, Inc., is a premier national subject matter expert for ICD-10 education and compliance in the United States. Its product, CODESMART™ UNIVERSITY, is an on-line program of study for existing coders, new coders, clinicians, and healthcare roles of all types. Created by a combination of a leading panel of ICD-10 subject matter experts and a major four-year accredited university, which contributed the nation's top course designers and a platform that already provides interactive education to more than 60,000 students per year in degree programs. The ICD-10 training also includes live professors who work with and guide students through the programs of study in ICD-10.
CODESMART™ UNIVERSITY is endorsed by over 60 colleges and universities nationwide for its quality of education. The CODESMART™ Group, Inc. also provides solutions for ICD-10 transition, outsource coding, coding audits, critical documentation improvement and the revenue cycle continuum.
To learn more about The CODESMART™ Group's proprietary programs, visit www.codesmartgroup.com.
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