Jul 19th, 2019
Mary: I want to welcome my AAPC NAB partner, Dr. Michael Warner and his wife Dr. Margaret Warner, to California. Michael has taken a position as an associate professor at Touro University California – College of Osteopathic Medicine. I am so happy to have both them here in California.  Working as a team for Region ...
Jul 19th, 2019
Finally, summer has arrived!  Time to go enjoy the outdoors. When I was young, I was riding my bike on the sidewalk in my neighborhood. I lost my balance on the bike and fell to the ground hitting my chin on the concrete. OUCH! Blood was everywhere and I was screaming so loud the whole ...
Jul 19th, 2019
Hi there Southwest Region members!  Vanessa and I hope you had a wonderful 4th of July holiday.  Tis the season for barbecuing, swimming, and fireworks.  As a medical coder, you are familiar with the increase of ER visits due to burns from fireworks.  We thought we would take the opportunity and refresh information regarding ICD-10-CM ...
Jul 19th, 2019
4 Communication Soft Skills that are Important to Effective Communication Soft skills differ from hard skills in that soft skills are less rooted in specific technical abilities, and more aligned with general disposition, your attitudes and your intuitions. For example a doctor is required to have many hard skills that are more technical in nature ...
Jul 19th, 2019
Hello, my Region 3 friends! I hope you all are doing well this midsummer day.  It’s been nice here in Kentucky!  I wanted to tell you about my recent travels in Region 3 (which is KY, WV, VA, NC, and SC).  I was given the honor to speak in Huntington, WV on May 18, 2019 ...