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Do you want to make your presentations and materials pop with great visuals?  Learn to use search engines to your benefit! Everyone likes to include meaningful graphics and great visuals in their slide presentations, newsletters, brochures, etc.  How...
When you think of a “brand” of any particular item, what comes to mind?  Nike, Levi Strauss, Mercedes Benz, Kleenex, and McDonalds might be just a few of the names that popped into your mind.  Think about each name on that list – what comes to mind?  ...
The Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA) provides for voluntary virtual groups for assessment purposes in the Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS). The concept was too complex for the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid ...
Section 3021 of the Affordable Care Act gives the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation (CMMI) the authority to test alternate payment models (APMs). The goals of these APMs are to reduce program expenditures while preserving or enhancing the qu...
It may be spring, but the freeze is still on in Washington, D.C. — the “Regulatory Freeze Pending Review” memorandum, or Freeze Memo, that is. The Freeze Memo encourages agencies to temporarily postpone the effective date of regulations t...
Physicians may provide “professional courtesy” discounts to other physicians, as well as to those with whom they work or have a personal relationship (e.g., office staff, hospital employees, and family members). Professional courtesy services can crea...
Code 49185 Sclerotherapy of a fluid collection (eg, lymphocele, cyst, or seroma), percutaneous, including contrast injection(s), sclerosant injection(s), diagnostic study, imaging guidance (eg, ultrasound, fluoroscopy) and radiological supervision and...
The results of a study focused on spontaneous preterm delivery in first-time pregnancies have researchers questioning the usefulness of two screenings physicians commonly performed on pregnant women. After screening more than 9,000 women, routine ultr...
AAPC members can receive exclusive discounts and deals on products, services, and more. Use the Passport Savings app and search by location, products, or brands. Earn back the cost of your membership every time you shop. Follow the steps below to down...
To participate in the Medicare Incentive Payment System (MIPS), you will need to select the Quality, Improvement Activities, and/or Advancing Care Information measures on which you will report this year. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Servic...