CodeSmart(TM) Group Tapped to Provide ICD-10 Education and Consulting Services for the Veterans Affairs Office in Texas
NEW YORK, Oct 01, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE via COMTEX) --
CodeSmart Holdings, Inc. (OTCQB:ITEN), with its subsidiary, The CODESMART(TM) Group, Inc. (collectively, "CODESMART"), a premier ICD-10 education and solutions group that offers CODESMART(TM) UNIVERSITY, its on-line education solution and customizable training solutions, announced today that it has received a contract through the United States Department of the Interior to provide ICD-10 educational services to the Veterans Affairs office located in Austin, Texas. This is the first of several contracts obtained through CodeSmart's relationship with TNT Educational Services.
"This opportunity is very important to CodeSmart, as ICD-10 education is an important opportunity for military veterans," said Ira Shapiro, Chairman and CEO of CODESMART(TM). "ICD-10-compliant coding presents an excellent job opportunity, as it provides a viable income and marketable skills in an extremely in-demand area with significant need. We are proud to be able to initiate a relationship with the Office of Veterans Affairs to help spread the word to US military veterans everywhere and are grateful to TNT Educational services for being a solid partner in obtaining these opportunities with the federal government."
TNT Educational Services (TNT) is a certified woman-owned small, HUBzone business that has secured employee training grants for private and public companies, for-profit, non-profit, community and religious based organizations nationwide. Its operations began in New Jersey in 1997, where TNT is on the Eligible Provider List as an approved training vendor by the NJ Department of Labor. To date, TNT has vendor certifications and approvals of vendor-related training throughout the United States. TNT Educational Services provides educational and vocational training. As a training vendor, TNT's team is a diverse staff leveraging varied expertise amongst a selection of industries. In September 2012, TNT was awarded a General Services Administration (GSA) Schedule, Contract # GS10F0480Y.
CodeSmart Holdings, Inc. (OTCQB:ITEN) with its subsidiary, The CODESMART(TM) Group, Inc., is a premier national subject matter expert for ICD-10 education and compliance in the United States. Its product, CODESMART(TM) 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(TM) UNIVERSITY is endorsed by over 60 colleges and universities nationwide for its quality of education. The CODESMART(TM) 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 CODESMART(TM) UNIVERSITY's proprietary programs, visit www.codesmartgroup.com or www.codesmartuniversity.org.
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