Author "Dave Blackmer, MSC"

By Dave Blackmer, MSC
Mar 1st, 2018
Be honest; let us know what’s working and what needs fixing. Statistics show that preventive healthcare exams save lives and increase life expectancy. Even though the patient sometimes schedules and shows up at these appointments begrudgingly, nobody ...
By Dave Blackmer, MSC
Feb 2nd, 2018
AAPC offers resources to get your foot in the door. With the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics expecting our industry to grow roughly 22 percent through the next four years, now seems like the perfect time to take classes, get certified, and land the po...
By Dave Blackmer, MSC
Jan 31st, 2018
Editor’s Note:  Check out the latest data, just posted.   UPDATED: The final data, based on the statistics gathered through March 1, 2018, is reflected in this Salary Survey Infographic. You can also use our Salary Survey Calculator to find...
By Dave Blackmer, MSC
Jan 2nd, 2018
Use your AAPC member discounts to make good on your 2018 goals. When the latest Google search terms were analyzed by Nicole Spencer at NBC News to determine collective interests in New Year’s resolutions, the top five rankings were: Getting healthier ...
By Dave Blackmer, MSC
Dec 5th, 2017
Be a problem-solver by taking your member experience into your own hands. Since I first started working in customer service at AAPC in 2008, our processes, products, and (some) people have changed, but the answers to members’ most common questions rem...