Author "Lori Cox"

By Lori Cox
In Coding
Apr 2nd, 2020
Prepare for the unexpected when the patient is expecting. Oh, those cute little babies! All those fingers and toes and noses — when I grow up, I want to be one of those volunteers in nurseries who just sits and rocks babies all day. It sure beats this...
By Lori Cox
Mar 1st, 2018
Billing for new patients requires three key elements and a thorough knowledge of the rules. A persistent concern when reporting evaluation and management (E/M) services is determining whether a patient is new or established to the practice. New patien...
By Lori Cox
Feb 2nd, 2018
Comments Off on Take Meeting Notes People Want to Read
Record the actions and tasks of your organization with clarity and confidence. You attend a meeting at which you are given a task to complete, but after hundreds of phone calls, emails, and more meetings, you forget what you were asked to do. If only ...
By Lori Cox
Aug 1st, 2017
Comments Off on Keep It Fresh While Presenting
Use these tips to captivate an audience. One of the many great things about AAPC is that we welcome fresh voices at local chapters, HEALTHCON, and regional conferences. It’s this open-door policy that makes these events so diverse and informative. Ev...
By Lori Cox
Sep 2nd, 2016
Clubfoot treatment and coding has come a long way since the ’70s. Clubfoot (talipes equinovarus) is a common congenital disorder, and one that has affected me personally. To help you better understand clubfoot, I’d like to share my experience and res...