Preparing for a BMSC Exam

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Identify yourself as a home care leader and gain respect in your profession by becoming certified by the Board of Medical Specialty Coding & Compliance!

 

BMSC credentials show you meet the gold standard of knowledge in home health coding, hospice coding, or OASIS data collection. Position yourself or your organization as an industry leader with a reputation for excellence.

 

Are you an experienced professional who wants to be recognized for your specialized skills? A BMSC credential demonstrates your experience and commitment to the industry.

 

Does your organization want to identify, reward, incentivize and retain experienced home care professionals? BMSC certifications help you to find and employ the best.

 

 

Free Candidate Handbook

The BMSC Candidate Handbook contains all of the information you need to know before taking a BMSC certification exam. Please complete the form below to get access to the Handbook.

BMSC Exam Resources

HCS-D

Home Care Coding Specialist - Diagnosis

What should you bring to the exam?

A government issued photo ID, a current coding manual (we recommend

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) and 
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Looking for study resources?
Self-study with 
this HCS-D study guideOpens in a new window.
 or prepare virtually through 
the Ultimate Coding & OASIS Training Series
HCS-H

Home Care Coding Specialist - Hospice

What should you bring to the exam?

A government issued photo ID, a current coding manual (we recommend

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) and 
these Coding Guidelines.Opens in a new window.
 
Learn the basics of home health coding
Self-study with 
this HCS-H study guide.Opens in a new window.
HCS-O

Home Care Clinical Specialist - OASIS

What should you bring to the exam?
A government issued photo ID and 
the reference materials on this list. 
 or a bound version like 
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Learn the basics of OASIS
Self-study with 
this HCS-O study guideOpens in a new window.
 or prepare with the comprehensive training from the 

Ultimate Coding & OASIS Training Virtual Series.

HCS-C

Home Care Specialist - Compliance

What should you bring to the exam?

A government issued photo ID

 
Looking for study resources?
Self-study with 
this HCS-C study guide
 or prepare with other professionals at the on-demand 
Mastering Compliance Virtual Event.

Looking for fundamentals? Consider the AHCC Associate Program

 

The Associate Program is an online education program designed to provide the fundamentals of either home health coding. Each course includes a variety of audio, video, and animations so you can learn at your own pace in the comfort of your own home from real home health experts.

 

Accessible format

 

Affordable & risk free

 

Self-paced study

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AHCCmembers@decisionhealth.com
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