Author "Rhonda Buckholtz"

By Rhonda Buckholtz
Feb 11th, 2021
Take measures to make HEALTHCON a healthy experience. AAPC’s HEALTHCON 2021 is coming up quickly! I am so excited to be able to attend the in-person venue this year in Dallas, Texas, March 28-31. During the COVID-19 pandemic, I have had to cont...
By Rhonda Buckholtz
Sep 1st, 2020
The DOJ wants healthcare organizations to have an effective compliance plan...
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 ...