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First Class Solutions, Inc. was show cased on WBR's Health Journal Television. Watch the video.

October 3, 2011

Rose Dunn recognized at 2011 AHIMA Convention

AHIMA Corporate Award

July 6, 2009  

FIRST CLASS SOLUTIONS, INC. LAUNCHES SKILLED NURSING FACILITY CONSULTING SERVICES
Deanna M. McCarty, MHA, RHIA Heads Skilled Nursing Facility/Long Term Care Consulting Services

 

May 2009

EDCO Group invites Rose Dunn to participate in VHA Broadcast Audioconference on document imaging/capture. Listen to audioconference.

January 2009

SCOTT RETURNS TO ST. LOUIS:  After commuting for 2+ years to First Class Solutions’ client, Baycare Health System in Tampa, Pam Scott, RHIT, CCS will start mid-month performing her coding remotely for Baycare.  “This option will not only benefit Baycare by saving them travel expenditures, but also allow Pam to pitch in and help Baycare on the spur of the moment—it’s a win-win,” said Rose Dunn, COO of First Class Solutions.

October 20, 2008

JANICE NOLLER JOINS FCS:  Janice Noller, RHIA, CCS, CPHQ, has joined First Class Solutions as a coding consultant.  Janice previously served as corporate coding director for a healthcare system based in St. Louis.  “Her more than 30 years of experience will benefit our clients,” stated Rose Dunn, COO of FCS.

October 15, 2008

DUNN RECEIVES LEGACY AWARD:  At the 2008 AHIMA National Convention in Seattle, WA, Rose Dunn, MBA, RHIA, CPA, CHPS, FAHIMA received AHIMA’s legacy award. Dunn was acknowledged for 35 years of work in HIM, during which she has published books and led in-person and audio presentations on productivity and benchmarking support. A past-president of AHIMA and the Missouri HIMA, Dunn has also served as an editorial advisor and chair of the FORE board of directors.

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The AHIMA Legacy Award honors and recognizes individuals who have helped to further develop the health information management (HIM) profession and HIM concepts. Both Ms. Schraffenberger and Ms. Dunn have demonstrated excellence with handson practice techniques and proven tools to educate health information professionals and the general public. Both of these individuals encompass the definition of the AHIMA Legacy Award, and we are proud to recognize Rose T. Dunn, MBA, RHIA, CPA, CHIPS, FAHIMA, and Lou Ann Schraffenberger, MBA, RHIA, CCS, CCSP, as the 2008 Legacy Award Recipients.

June 26, 2008

RELEASE OF INFORMATION GUIDE:
release of information Dunn’s latest book on release of information practices has been published by HcPro.  See “ Publications and Periodicals” for additional information.

 

June 3, 2008

RAC PREPARATION SERVICES:  First Class Solutions, Inc. announces the addition of Recovery Audit Contractor (RAC) preparation support services for healthcare providers. The RAC Demonstration Projects in Florida, New York, and California have successfully proven to the U.S. Government and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) that improper payments have been issued to healthcare providers. At a time when the Medicare health insurance fund is anticipating insolvency by 2019, CMS will be expanding the RAC program to encompass all providers that bill Part A or Part B.

First Class Solutions, Inc. intends to provide education about RAC tactics, focus areas, and documentation requirements and assist in shoring up case management/utilization review services. Additionally, First Class Solutions, Inc. will conduct vulnerability reviews for its clients to assist them in identifying potential areas of concern that should be addressed going forward.

Credentialed and experienced health information and utilization review/case management staff members are available immediately to assist clients in this endeavor.

First Class Solutions’ technology division intends to launch a RAC tracking application for use by providers to manage RAC requests, denials and activities.

If you would like more information about this Release, or to schedule an interview with Rose Dunn, please call 314-290-7800 or Contact US

 

March 27-28, 2008

KHIMA TAPS DUNN:  Rose Dunn will be presenting several sessions at the Kansas Health Information Management Association’s State Convention.

December 2007

D. KATHY BELL:  First Class Solutions announces the hiring of Donna Kathy Bell, RHIT, CCS as one of its coding consultants.  Ms. Bell has worked for a national transcription firm, served in HIM Director roles, and has extensive coding experience.  “Kathy’s well-rounded experience in HIM will certainly benefit our clients,” Rose Dunn, COO said.

May 2007

REMMICH JOINS FCS:  First Class Solutions is proud to announce that Bill Remmich, MBA, FHFMA, has joined the auditing team of the company.  Bill will be working with Jane Werner, RHIT, CCS, Vice President of Coding and Compliance.  “Having a partner that has such in depth financial experience will certainly be an added plus for our firm and our clients,” said Werner.

January 2007

2nd EDITION OF More With Less PUBLISHED:  The second edition of the popular More With Less: Best Practices for HIM Directors,was updated by Rose T. Dunn, Author, and published.  For more information, see “Books and Periodicals” on this website.

April 19, 2006

DUNN AUTHORS BOOK ON CODING PRODUCTIVITY:  HcPro published Rose Dunn’s book entitled Coder Productivity: Tapping Your Team’s Talents to Improve Quality and Reduce Accounts Receivable.

November 1, 2005

DUNN CONTRIBUTES TO DENIAL MANAGEMENT BOOK:  Pam Waymack’s book on Denial Management includes a chapter authored by Rose Dunn.  The chapter, Focusing Operational Efforts to Reduce Denials, discusses the constituency of the denial management team, team responsibilities, data collection techniques, and evaluating the revenue cycle to reduce claim denials.

Articles

First Class Solutions, Inc.
St. Louis Business Journal , May 22-28, 2000

Werner Earns "First Class" Promotion
For the Record , May 5, 2003

First Class Releases CORTRAK, The ROI Tracking System
Advance, May 12, 2003

First Class Solutions, Inc. Releases Cortrak V. 4.2
For the Record , June 16, 2003

FORE Corporate Partner Award
December 1 , 2003

Establishing a Legacy to Continue FORE's Work
AHIMA Advantage, December 2003

 

 

 
 

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