ANNOUNCEMENTS

ARHA To Cosponsor ICD-10 Coding Certification Boot Camp

Your Alabama Rural Health Association (ARHA) is very pleased to be cosponsoring an ICD-10 CM/PCS Boot Camp at Auburn University at Montgomery on April 29 and 30.
  
This valuable training will be presented by the Association of Rural Health Professional Coders (ARHPC).  This Association joined ARHA in presenting two ICD-10 coding certification boot camps in 2014.  These training events were held in Cullman and Mobile and were very well received.
    
For additional information, please look at the following announcement.
    
Announcement - ICD-10-CM/PCD Boot Camp
ICD10 Boot Camp MGM.pdf
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ARHA Supported Tax Credit Legislation For Medical, Advanced Practice Nures, and Physician's Assistant Uncompensated Clerkships Introduced in State Legislature

Senator Gerald Dial sponsors in Senate (SB249).

Representative Elaine Beech to sponsor in the House.

 

This legislation would provide an income tax credit of $1,000 to a physician who works at a medical clinic and who provides without compensation at least three clinical rotations annually to students who are in a state medical or osteopathic medical program, a physician assistant program, or a nurse practitioner program.

 

This would provide an income tax credit of $750 to a physician assistant who works at a medical clinic and who provides without compensation at least three clinical rotations annually to students who are in a state physician assistant program.

 

This would also provide an income tax credit of $750 to an advanced practice nurse who works at a medical clinic and who provides without compensation at least three clinical rotations annually to students who are in a state advanced practice nurse program.

 

Visit "Legislation" to see the entire legislation.  Encourage other individuals and organizations to join ARHA in supporting this excellent legislation.  Encourage your state House members to become sponsors before the legislation is introduced.