Aug 7th, 2008
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New standalone coding certification meets demand for vetted coding expertise Rapid changes to codes, procedures and technologies, along with varying governing rules and regulations for Medicare and Medicaid, have created an increasingly complex environment for individuals working in the interventional radiology and cardiovascular subspecialty. To help successfully navigate through these coding cha...
Jun 4th, 2008
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According to the U.S. Census Bureau, approximately 47 million Americans are without health insurance. As a benefit to its 70,000 members and to reduce the number of uninsured, the American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC, www.aapc.com) announces today it has agreements in place with major health insurance carriers nationwide to give AAPC members online access ...
May 1st, 2008
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Chapter recognized out of more than 400 chapters nationwide SALT LAKE CITY – May 1, 2008 – The American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC, www.aapc.com), the nation’s largest education and credentialing association for medical coders, has named the Charlottesville, Va., AAPC chapter as the 2007 Local Chapter of the Year. AAPC Announces 2007 Local Chapter ...
Apr 1st, 2008
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The American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC, www.aapc.com), the nation’s largest medical coding training and certification association for medical coders, has named AAPC members Tammy Torres, CPC, CCP, of Seattle, as 2007 Coder of the Year, and Keith Russell, CPC, CPC-H, of Houston, as 2007 Networker of the Year. These prestigious, annual awards recognize AAPC ...
Apr 1st, 2008
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ICD-10 is a diagnostic coding system implemented by the World Health Organization (WHO) in 1993 to replace ICD-9, which was developed by WHO in the 1970s. ICD-10 is in almost every country in the world, except the United States — but it is coming. Full Article ICD-10 Updates was last modified: April 1st, 2008 by ...