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By Michael Miscoe
Oct 17th, 2019
Comments Off on NAB Keeps AAPC Members’ Needs in the Forefront of 2020
It is the time of year where the National Advisory Board (NAB) members meet in person with representatives of AAPC to brainstorm a variety of issues. Looking back at the list of projects developed as a result of last year’s meeting, the NAB had a very...
By Michael Miscoe
May 7th, 2019
Comments Off on Be Careful when Separately Reporting E/M and Minor Surgical Procedures
Consider both Medicare and CPT® guidelines before billing both services using modifier 25. The issue of whether an evaluation and management (E/M) service is separately reportable from a service classified as a minor surgical procedure by appending mo...
By Michael Miscoe
Feb 19th, 2019
Comments Off on Achieve a Higher Standard Through Soft Skills
Professional advancement in the healthcare business sector requires ever-increasing substantive knowledge. Unfortunately, technical mastery is not enough. Employers often look for candidates with more skills, specifically soft skills,  when hiring or ...
By Michael Miscoe
Dec 18th, 2018
Comments Off on Ring in the New Year with Advancement in Mind
Let me begin by wishing everyone a joyous holiday season. With the New Year comes the time to reflect and to make resolutions about all of the things we intend to do, do differently, or accomplish in the coming year. A Google search of “New Year’s Res...
By Michael Miscoe
Nov 7th, 2018
Comments Off on The Value of Membership in a Professional Organization
As many know, professionalism is a key theme of my term as your National Advisory Board (NAB) President. I hope to motivate all members to “Achieve a Higher Standard” as it is my belief that the value of our credentials is directly related to how we a...