Oct 1st, 2021
AAPC member Emily Williams, CPC, COC, CPMA, CHONC, has been coding for 10 years. She is currently a coder at a large multispecialty group and has experience coding oncology/hematology, gastroenterology (GI), anesthesia, pain management, radiology, dermatology, and cardiology. AAPC asked Williams about her experience with earning the Certified Hematology and Oncology Coder (CHONC™) credential and ...
Create successful cross-training programs using this time-tested instructional design model. ADDIE is an instructional design model that helps instructors, trainers, facilitators, and educators plan and create courses and training programs. It is the most well-known framework for instructional design and is used both as defined and as a base component in other models. The ADDIE ...
Oct 1st, 2021
Follow one coder’s journey from certification to dream job. “There is nothing like the feeling of passing the CPC® certification,” I thought to myself the morning of Nov. 1, 2020, after receiving my Certified Professional Coder (CPC®) exam results. Anyone who has prepared for that exam understands the intense hours of education and study involved ...
Oct 1st, 2021
At 20, I knew my heart’s desire was to work in the healthcare industry, and I have been working in the business of medicine since 2013. My passion was sparked when I worked as a program coordinator for the American Academy of Family Medicine. I was fascinated with the challenges and high-paying career choices the ...
Michelle Rivero, CPC, CPMA, AAPC Approved Instructor, started her career 11 years ago, helping her mom with her medical billing company in Puerto Rico. “I remember those first few months wondering if this was what I wanted to do,” Rivero told AAPC. Deciding it was, she began to study medical billing. Perseverance Pays Off Rivero ...