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RAC-CTA

RAC-CTA – Advanced Certification

Online +PDF 10-course set– Members: $712 |  Non-members: $1,425
Workshop – Members: $750 |  Non-members: $950
Continuing Education:
 12 CE hours for online; 22.5 CE hours for workshop

Certification for the Medicare Specialist

For the RAC-CT® professionals looking to take their experience to a higher level, AAPACN introduces the Resident Assessment Coordinator – Certified Advanced (RAC-CTA) education program and certification. The RAC-CTA program provides advanced principles of clinical reimbursement, Medicare program compliance and integrity, RAI/MDS program integrity, leadership, ethical practice, managing medical review, accurate ICD-10 diagnosis coding, advanced strategies for payment oversight, and improving a facility’s quality measurement in all CMS quality programs.

RAC-CTA Certified Nurse

Is RAC-CTA right for you?

Whether you are a clinical reimbursement specialist in a regional, state, or national consultant, or are a professional in any aspect of MDS and Medicare compliance and oversight, this program will help you excel as a reimbursement leader. You must hold a current RAC-CT to qualify to take the RAC-CTA exam.

Criteria to maintain RAC-CTA certification: These are separate certifications as they each have a Body of Knowledge. RAC-CT must be maintained as well as RAC-CTA.

Course Content

The 10-course program is available online or as a workshop. Each of the 10-courses has an associated exam. 

Course highlights:

  • Managing the Patient-Driven Payment Model in a Skilled Nursing Facility for the Advanced Medicare Specialist
  • Original Part A Program Requirements in a Skilled Nursing Facility for the Advanced Medicare Specialist
  • Documentation Requirements in a Skilled Nursing Facility for the Advanced Medicare Specialist
  • ICD-10-CM Coding in a Skilled Nursing Facility for the Advanced Medicare Specialist
  • Beneficiary Notices in a Skilled Nursing Facility for the Advanced Medicare Specialist
  • Consolidated Billing in a Skilled Nursing Facility for the Advanced Medicare Specialist
  • Medicare Part B Therapy in a Skilled Nursing Facility for the Advanced Medicare Specialist
  • Medical Reviews and oversight in a Skilled Nursing Facility for the Advanced Medicare Specialist
  • Federal Quality Initiatives in a Skilled Nursing Facility for the Advanced Medicare Specialist
  • Leadership and Management of Clinical Reimbursement in a Skilled Nursing Facility for the Advanced Medicare Specialist

Course Formats

AAPACN provides a format that fits your learning style. Every format offers immediate access to online quizzes and the final exam, including:

  • Live Workshops – Complete the final exams online after receiving live instruction from a Master Teacher.
  • Online Courses Plus PDF – Complete the course and final exam online, and print a PDF of each course manual for future reference.

Visit the AAPACN Learner Dashboard Education FAQs page for more information.

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