Certified Revenue Cycle Specialist (CRCS)

The objective of the CRCS program is to provide and deliver an efficient and sustainable training program that will give Billers, insurance specialists and medical coders the specific jobs skills and knowledge requirements necessary to be  successful in basic revenue cycle management concepts within the Saudi Arabia healthcare market.

Course Objectives

Students upon completion of the program will be able to demonstrate the following competencies needed to properly prepare for the medical claims processing in the healthcare revenue cycle.

  • Accurately apply and justify coding and billing conventions when processing the claims.
  • Understand key fields in the KSA insurance data for CCHI to carry out any investigations and analysis to meet its requirements.
  • Standards for Minimum Data specifications for Claims, Enrolled data, Codes, Admission, and discharge specialty reference codes. (CCHI)
  • Identify the key focus for data points required for investigation and data analysis and MOH-MDS (ministry of health minimum data specifications).
  • Know specific health records requirements as per CBAHI
  • Identify the significance of proper coding, policies and protocols on reimbursements and patient quality of care.
  • Overview the Billing regulations as per the KSA.
  • Understand and apply the Insurance Protocols.
  • Summarize the Saudi Health Insurance system and regulatory requirements.
  • Understand and apply best practices of reimbursement and collections processes within the RCM.
  • Interprete the Case Analysis for the denied claims
  • Understand the compliance issues for submitting a claim as per KSA.
  • Know the significance of the clean claim submissions in the Quality improvement for the Healthcare.

Course Pre-Requisites

The Program is devised in 13 modules and there is no pre-requisite to take the course.
  • Revenue Cycle Management (80 course Hours) Required for all students
The curriculum includes various assessment and activities at each module level to engage students through the following methods:
  • Module Lectures: Including interactive online learning modules
  • Reading Assignments: Using our study guide and Program textbook
  • Module Quizzes: Online quizzes after each module to help assess student comprehension
  • Module Tests: Tests after each module designed to help prepare students for the Final Exam.
  • Practical Application Work Assignments: Case studies mirroring real life scenarios
  • Final Exam: Final Program exam to pass the course, also helps prepare students for the Certification Credential Exam.

Course Modules

  • Introduction to Healthcare Revenue Cycle Management

  • Healthcare Business Processes

  • Coding and Reimbursement concepts

  • Patient Registration Process and Data Capture

  • Insurance Protocols

  • Billing Regulations

  • Billing

  • Denial Management

  • Reimbursements and Collections

  • Case Analysis

  • Compliance

  • Quality in Health care

  • Patient Data and Security

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Certification Exam

Once students have successfully completed the training program, they will have the skills and knowledge necessary to challenge the professional certification exam administered by AAPC. Students who successfully pass this certification exam will be recognized with a CRCS (Certified Revenue Cycle Specialist) credential.


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Certification Exam Requirements:

  • 90 multiple choice questions
  • 10 case studies (Case analysis mix of various denials types)
  • Exam must be completed within 4 hours
  • Passing score of 70% or higher