AAPC welcomes Roxanne Moreno as our 175,000th member! This is a big achievement for AAPC, and it’s celebrating by honoring her as a milestone member. Although AAPC is very excited and proud to recognize this mile marker, Moreno may be just as excited. Being notified that she was AAPC’s 175K member “was an unbelievable moment,” ...
Mar 27th, 2018
AAPC is proud to announce My AAPC, a free application for your phone or tablet that allows you fast, easy access to your AAPC membership benefits, exam results, and more. Using My AAPC, you can: Review and update your AAPC profile. Quickly view your membership status and renewal information. View registered events and upcoming events. Quickly access Healthcare ...
Mar 23rd, 2018
Be all that you can be as a business professional in the healthcare industry. AAPC is reaching out to America’s veterans with a customized, online training program for the Certified Professional Practice Manager (CPPM®) credential. Heroes to Healthcare (H2H) is developed in partnership with ImPowerQ Associates, a Texas-based provider of healthcare-specific organizational development programs that ...
Mar 21st, 2018
After a quiet year, expect three significant changes to the way you do your medical coding, as indicated by recent announcements by the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). Medical coders will see the changes in 2019, making medical coding certification more important than ever. Based ...
Feb 21st, 2018
Sometimes coders are confused when they should apply modifier 58 Staged or Related Procedure or Service by the Same Physician or Other Qualified Health Care Professional During the Postoperative Period and modifier 78 Unplanned Return to the Operating/Procedure Room by the Same Physician or Other Qualified Health Care Professional Following Initial Procedure for a Related Procedure ...