Nov 29th, 2018
AAPC quarterly webinars are a free benefit for AAPC members looking for convenient educational opportunities and no-cost continuing education units (CEUs). Past topics have included an overview of MACRA, a panel discussion of medical industry trends, and (most recently) “Commonly Used Modifiers in the Physician’s Office.” To access the webinars, go here. Or, from the ...
Nov 7th, 2018
As many know, professionalism is a key theme of my term as your National Advisory Board (NAB) President. I hope to motivate all members to “Achieve a Higher Standard” as it is my belief that the value of our credentials is directly related to how we are perceived by the entities that seek to employ ...
Nov 1st, 2018
Learn what’s in store for facilities billing under the Home Health Prospective Payment System in the coming years. For 2019, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) will recalibrate scores for the case-mix adjustment variables, clinical and functional thresholds, payment regression model, and case-mix weights using 2017 claims data. The 2019 market basket update ...
Oct 31st, 2018
American Medical Association (AMA) announced Oct. 30 the Reimagining Residency initiative, a new program aimed at transforming residency training. The $15 million grant program will support innovative projects that promote systemic change in the current and future healthcare system. “During this unprecedented time of rapid growth and technological change in the U.S. health care system, ...
Oct 26th, 2018
No more will that CEU code from a chapter meeting or webinar be lost in your purse or notebook thanks to new features in the My AAPC  app. You can upload and manage what you need on the spot, and you can plan what CEUs you wish to pursue from your mobile device. My AAPC ...