AAPC’s Vice President of Member and Certification Development, Raemarie Jimenez, CPC, CDEO, CPB, CPMA, CPPM ,CPC-I, CANPC, CRHC shared six tips to help medical practices charge correctly for immunizations. Jimenez’s tips are a “must read” for providers, especially family practices and those administering vaccinations annually. She has found that many providers fail to charge for ...
Members of the Bennington Vermont AAPC chapter were recognized by Vermont Business Magazine for dontating more than $800 to the Cancer Center Patient Resource Fund at Southwestern Vermont Regional Cancer Center. Their efforts show that AAPC membership goes beyond their career ambitions and is also used to support communities. In 2016 AAPC members raised more ...
AAPC’s Vice President of Member and Certification Development, Raemarie Jimenez, CPC, CDEO, CPB, CPMA, CPPM ,CPC-I, CANPC, CRHC  spoke with Medical Economics to examine how physicians should best manage denied claims. The article gives different avenues for providers to consider when receiving denials, with advice from several industry experts on next steps. Jimenez advises providers ...
It’s been a rough 2016-2017 influenza season, to be sure, and it’s not over, yet. The CDC recommends clinicians continue vaccination efforts as long as flu viruses are circulating. As of Feb. 3, approximately 145 million doses of influenza vaccine had been distributed in the United States — enough to vaccinate nearly half of the U.S. population. ...
In a recent blog post Kaero.com, author Lisa Eramo discusses the importance of hiring a certified medical coder in healthcare facilities. The article highlights many of the benefits of having a certified coder on staff, including coding accuracy, improved documentation, and internal auditing. Eramo also identifies various AAPC certifications and what each credential brings to ...