Now Available! RAC-CTA - Advanced Certification

For the RAC-CT professionals looking to take their  experience to a higher level, AANAC 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.

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.

 

Learn more about the RAC-CTA Certification by downloading the Candidate Handbook 

Course Content

The 10-course program is available online or as a three-day workshop. Each of the 10-courses has an associated exam. The three-day workshop will provide 22.5 CEs.

Courses 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

This course includes the most current information on PDPM and ICD-10 changes coming Oct. 1. Don't wait to earn your RAC-CTA. You'll still receive the Oct. 2019 updates when available.

Course Formats

AANAC provides a format that fits your learning style. Every format offers immediate access to online quizzes and the final exam (except the Reference Manual format), 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.

View the price of each format option.

Find a Workshop Purchase Courses

Purchased courses and associated certification exams can be found in AANAClassroom.  View our course return and refund policy.  Have questions about AANAC education and certification? Visit our FAQs, or contact AANAC at education@AAPACN.org or 800.768.1880.