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Jennie Larez, RHIT, CCS, CCS-P

Jennie Larez, RHIT, CCS, CCS-P, A.S.

Health Information Technology, Health Science

Email: jlarez@cypresscollege.edu

Phone: 714-484-7289

Office Hours : Monday: 10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Tuesday: 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Thursday: 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Location: Technical Education III (TE-3) Room 208

 
 

Biography


I have been an instructor for the Cypress College Health Information Technology Program since 2014 teaching the Beginning ICD-10 Coding and Coding Skills Lab courses.

In addition to teaching, I am an independent consultant providing coding and auditing services in the acute care and ambulatory care settings.  I have over 25 years experience in the healthcare field.

I received my Associate of Science at Cypress College, and achieved my Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT), and both certifications for the Certified Coding Specialist (CCS), Certified Coding Specialist-Physician Bassed (CCS-P) as well as earned the status of a  ICD-10-CM/PCS AHIMA Approved Trainer. I am also an active member of the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) where I currently participate in the Mentor Program for students and healthcare professionals.

 

Recommended Course

HI 114 Beginning ICD-10 Coding

The focus of this course is to learn about nomenclatures and the classification systems ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS. As we learn these complex systems we will be building a solid foundation that can be applied in a variety of areas in the healthcare field, such as medical research, management deision-making, and reimbursement purposes.

Resources

American Health Information Management Association

This site holds a wealth of information for certification, education, trends in health information, careers, and also conferences and events.

California Health Information Association

CHIA is our state affliation for health information and will provide members with education opportunities through on-site seminars or webinars, as well as employment opportunities through job postings from employers throughout the state.

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Sercvices

This site will provide you with the latest news on ICD-10 and links to other ICD-10 related information.