CodeSmart™ Group's CODESMART™ UNIVERSITY Partners with The Learning Corporation to Offer Financing Option for New ICD-10 Coders In-House Financing Available to Help Make ICD-10 Training Tuition Affordable for New Coders
NEW YORK, Nov. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CodeSmart Holdings, Inc. (OTCQB: ITEN), with its subsidiary, The CODESMART™ Group, Inc. (collectively, "CODESMART"), a premier provider of ICD-10 education through its online CODESMART™ UNIVERSITY and customizable ICD-10 training solutions, announces today that it will be offering the option of multi-year financing for new coders who enroll in its CODESMART™ UNIVERSITY program through The Learning Corporation. The Learning Corporation is extending financing to new coders enrolling in the program.
"Our healthcare system is expected to see a surge in new patients due to the Affordable Care Act and the approaching October 2014 deadline for a nationwide switch to ICD-10 has significantly increased the number of coders required. In order to meet the demand for new coders, it is important to make ICD-10 education affordable to the students. The Learning Corporation is a key partner in helping us offer potential new coders the financing assistance they may need toward an ICD-10 certification," says Ira Shapiro, CEO of CODESMART™.
The new financing option offers a low interest rate and low monthly payments over 24 months for new coders who enroll in any CODESMART™ UNIVERSITY program offered at learning institutions throughout the United States. "We are pleased to be able to offer this financing option to CODESMART™ students. Providing future coders with access to financing for their training is critical to ensuring that there are enough qualified individuals to meet the expected demand," added Gary Eyler, President of The Learning Corporation.
"This agreement further strengthens our relationship with The Learning Corporation and will accelerate enrollment in CodeSmart University.
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.
About The Learning Corporation
The Learning Corporation leverages over 20 years of experience developing, marketing, and selling education and training solutions. It partners with organizations to help them identify and develop new revenue streams by providing them with the resources to take new products to market. The Learning Corporation works with partners to provide reliable, scalable and cost-effective solutions to build new programs, create demand, and provide sales and call center resources to turn prospects into customers. The Learning Corporation's expertise enables organizations to focus on their core business by providing custom and turnkey solutions to grow revenues from educational and training programs.
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