Author "Rhonda Buckholtz"

By Rhonda Buckholtz
Jan 16th, 2020
New Year =  New Goals The first of a new year is always a great time for self-reflection and improvements. With the start of a new decade, it also gives us an extra push!   Did you know that your AAPC membership also gives you access to personal ...
By Rhonda Buckholtz
Nov 15th, 2019
The holidays are approaching fast! Is your family looking for that special gift for you? How about a gift that could be extended to your family members as well? Register for Healthcon 2020 and take your whole family with you to Disney April 5th-8th! ...
By Rhonda Buckholtz
Sep 10th, 2018
Comments Off on Create a Culture of Change in Your Practice
The alternative is long-term financial loss and patient dissatisfaction. Change is hard, but failing to change imposes a high cost. It costs more to stay broken than to make changes you need. This article teaches you a three-step approach to make diff...
By Rhonda Buckholtz
Aug 8th, 2016
Comments Off on 10 Tips for MACRA Preparation
Change is a constant in healthcare. With the implementation of ICD-10, we found out how disruptive these changes can be. It appears ICD-10 is the pre-cursor to even more change, with the implementation of new quality-based payment initiatives. Althoug...
By Rhonda Buckholtz
Jun 1st, 2016
Comments Off on Get a Closer View of ICD-10-CM Glaucoma Coding
Laterality and stage of condition are key areas to keep an eye on in physician documentation. More than 3 million people in the United States suffer from glaucoma. The disease is a leading cause of blindness worldwide. It’s incurable, and vision lost ...