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DHA staff join an elite group of Certified Coding Specialists

Traverse City, September 7, 2011 - Gail Eminhizer, CGCS and Gina Richards, CGCS recently passed the national certification examination for Certified Gastroenterology Coding Specialist administered by the Professional Association of Healthcare Coding Specialists. They now join an elite group of Certified Coding Specialists throughout the country.

The Professional Association of Healthcare Coding Specialists (PAHCS), administers the examination to test the skills of medical coders of group and solo specialty physician offices throughout the nation. The comprehensive four hour examination evaluates the candidate's knowledge of several subject areas that include procedure coding, diagnosis coding, compliance, and a host of other topics that are necessary to code in an effective and efficient manner. The mixture of multiple choice and coding scenarios challenges candidates in the demands of today's increasingly complex coding environment.

PAHCS is a national association with headquarters located in Tampa, Florida. Membership consists of health care coders working in small and large group specialty practices within the medical profession. For more information about PAHCS, visit their web site at www.pahcs.orgor contact the national office at 888-708-4707


Digestive Health Associates of Northern Michigan, P.C., is dedicated to the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of diseases of the digestive tract. For more information, call Digestive Health Associates at 231.935.5710 (Traverse City) or visit www.dha-nm.com.