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The 2023 CPT® errata and technical corrections released by the American Medical Association (AMA) go into effect Jan. 1, 2023. Make sure to mark these upcoming changes in your CPT® code book to stay on top of correct coding procedures in the new calen...
The conversion factor is down but certain public health emergency flexibilities will continue. The 2023 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (MPFS) and Quality Payment Program final rule, released Nov. 1, allows Part B physician payment for behavioral hea...
Auditors across the country learn what it will take to protect provider reimbursement from payer recoupment. Today concluded AAPC’s second annual boutique conference that caters to the medical auditing profession, AUDITCON. The two-day virtual event ...
Industry experts explain the intricacies of the 2021 E/M guidelines. During the Evaluation and Management (E/M) Panel general session at AAPC’s HEALTHCON in March, an expert panel made up of a physician, coder, auditor, payer, and a representat...
Your words will carry more weight when you approach doctors in a thoughtful, respectful way. In the coding and auditing world, the provider is in the driver’s seat. Generally, the provider documents the services rendered and is ultimately responsible ...
On Sept. 2, 2022, I received a call that changed my world. I learned that my wonderful friend and BOD sister Tammy Vannatter-Berger had been called home on Sept. 1. She was taken in a tragic accident that left the love of her life in critical conditio...
Member feedback has led to some exciting changes for test-taking. The AAPC Exams Team is excited to announce some recent changes to the AAPC certification exam process that have been years in the making. After listening to member feedback and requests...
Meet a member who is driven to succeed while helping others along the way. This month, AAPC has chosen Oby Egbunike, CPC, COC, CRC, CPC-I, CCS-P, as member of the month for her professional dedication and personal spirit. We think her professional jou...
Take your career to the next level by changing your way of thinking. The terms “fixed mindset” and “growth mindset” were coined by Dr. Carol Dweck to describe the underlying beliefs people have regarding intelligence and learning. “In a growth mindset...
AAPC member Lisa Shute Willson, CPC, CASCC, COSC, CUC, began her career in healthcare more than 11 years ago in the Denver HCA/HealthONE healthcare system where she works in the ambulatory surgery center central business office. She started as a pat...