AAPC’sAAPC’s Chief Executive Officer, Bevan Erickson, welcomed more than 700 members to the Washington, D.C. Regional Conference this morning with “10 Steps to Advance Your Career”, a strategy to help medical coders and others see and adapt to changes in the healthcare industry. The times are changing, he said, and the attendees can surmount changes ...
Because AAPC members and staff work as a team, amazing things happen ― 30 years of amazing things! AAPC members are the lifeblood of this organization. You form local chapters, provide medical coding education and networking opportunities, advise AAPC, form associations and boards, mentor, and hold charity events. You’ll do whatever it takes to help ...
The benefits of AAPC membership are many, increasing value for our members while validating their commitment as healthcare professionals working in the business of medicine. Here’s a rundown. Access Exclusive Networking Opportunities AAPC membership allows you to connect with over 175,000 professionals in the healthcare industry, allowing you to strengthen your professional support system with ...
Aug 3rd, 2018
“What’s better, an AAPC certification or AHIMA certification?” The answer is: “It depends.” In this rapidly changing—and increasingly complicated—area of healthcare business, a coding certification is generally a required element for any coder or revenue cycle professional wishing to land a position. However, the kind of position desired appears to define the certification needed. It’s ...
It’s not always easy getting your foot in the door of the medical coding field, but once you do, the sky is the limit to where you can take your career. You may even become coding manager. For example, Sylvia Thompson, CPC, started out working the front desk for a surgeon, and with hard work, ...