Author "Brad Ericson"

By Brad Ericson
Jun 19th, 2018
Once you’ve completed your medical coding training and earned your credential, how do you get real world experience?  AAPC’s Project Xtern and Local Chapters are excellent ways to do so. How Project Xtern Works Stepping out on a medical co...
By Brad Ericson
Jun 15th, 2018
If you’re one of the 25 percent of AAPC credentialed members randomly chosen for CEU verification, you won’t have to dig for those CEU certificates every two years thanks to a new tool where you can upload your certificate directly into yo...
By Brad Ericson
In CMS
Jun 12th, 2018
Fifty professional societies and healthcare providers wrote a letter to Seema Verma, the secretary of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) asking that the agency reimburse three new CPT codes for remote monitoring. Remote Monitoring ...
By Brad Ericson
In CMS
Jun 11th, 2018
Participation by clinicians in the Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) exceeded targets, Seema Verma, administrator of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) recently crowed in a blog. Verma announced 91 percent of all eligib...
By Brad Ericson
Jun 7th, 2018
One of the new HCPCS Level II codes effective July 1 is creating a buzz as the Medicare Learning Network announced jurisdiction will be the Durable Medical Equipment (DME) Medicare Administrative Contractor’s (MAC). Q9994 goes into effect at t...