Author "Stacy Chaplain"

By Stacy Chaplain
May 3rd, 2022
Medicare Advantage Organization denials raise concerns that private insurers are maximizing profits at the expense of patients. Every year, tens of thousands of people enrolled in private Medicare Advantage (MA) plans are denied necessary care that s...
By Stacy Chaplain
May 2nd, 2022
Meet a member whose journey proves that if you put in the work, the sky is the limit. Each month, AAPC selects a member who demonstrates exemplary leadership qualities. This month, we’ve chosen Pam Brooks, MHA, CPC, COC, PCS, AAPC Fellow. Brooks is am...
By Stacy Chaplain
May 2nd, 2022
Do your part to help combat the number one cause of disability in America. Each year, May is recognized as National Arthritis Awareness Month to bring attention to a condition that currently affects over 58.5 million Americans, including 300,000 ...
By Stacy Chaplain
Apr 27th, 2022
The second and final day of DOCUCON, AAPC’s first virtual conference dedicated to clinical documentation improvement (CDI), kicked off with attendees eager to learn more about how to take their CDI game to the next level. The chat wall was full of ent...
By Stacy Chaplain
In CMS
Apr 11th, 2022
April is upon us. And for those who code and bill for products and services provided in the Ambulatory Surgical Center (ASC) setting, it’s time to familiarize yourself with the quarterly updates to the ASC payment system. The changes to codes and ca...