Author "Dave Blackmer, MSC"

By Dave Blackmer, MSC
Feb 19th, 2019
AAPC  just relaunched the Salary Survey Calculator tool based on the results of the 2018 Healthcare Salary Survey. The updated tool is refreshed with a new look and data from nearly 20,000 respondents, more than any other survey in the business of hea...
By Dave Blackmer, MSC
Feb 6th, 2019
AAPC members tend to share one common trait: perseverance. For the past several years, I’ve hosted a game show that is part of the entertainment at HEALTHCON. The first time I did this, I remember thinking, “I’m not even certified. What if I don’t und...
By Dave Blackmer, MSC
Feb 1st, 2019
Data shows the time to get certified is now. AAPC’s Salary Survey results this year show the overall average salary for healthcare business professionals is $51,889, while the average credentialed member makes about $54,500. Specifically, those who ho...
By Dave Blackmer, MSC
Jul 9th, 2018
AAPC partners with Affirm to offer financing options for online courses and conferences. AAPC recognizes that certain expenses are crucial to advancing your career, and we’re committed to making those higher-cost purchases more affordable. With the ...
By Dave Blackmer, MSC
Jun 6th, 2018
AAPC Fellowship Program is back to solidify your veteran status on the business side of healthcare. AAPC membership has surpassed 175,000 individuals, covering a wide variety of fields and backgrounds within the business of healthcare. And there is a ...