Have you been wanting to take the CCDS exam? Are you an active ACDIS member and Georgia ACDIS member?

As a board, we have decided to elect one recipient to receive the “Gateway to CCDS Scholarship”. The value of the scholarship is $255, to cover the cost of the CCDS.

We hope to see you at the upcoming Ga ACDIS on September 19, 2019. We will provide additional information and answer questions onsite. Northeast Georgia Medical Center will be the host facility at: 743 Spring St NE, Gainesville, GA 30501


  • 1. The candidate must be a member of both ACDIS and Georgia ACDIS
  • 2. Have at least two years of experience as a documentation specialist and must be able to list their documentation specialist experience. (A year of experience is defined as full-time employment or greater than 2,000 hours worked during that year.)
  • 3. The candidate must be an RN, RHIA, RHIT, MD or DO and two (2) years of experience as a concurrent or retrospective documentation specialist in an inpatient acute care facility using the United States IPPS system.

Submission Process:

A short biography of the candidate along with the WHY of the prospective candidate or yourself/ the person, must be submitted. It should be no longer than three paragraphs.

Candidates should have experience:

Contributing their time/ social services to a community, church, or professional organization

In addition, two references must be submitted, along with their emails and phone numbers. Once received, a questionnaire consisting of 3 questions will be sent directly to the referral. A reference cannot be submitted from a GA ACDIS Officer/ Board member.

Please email, the full name, telephone number and email address along with the biography to georgia.acdis@gmail.com.

The due date is September 27, 2019 and the award announcement on Oct. 14.

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