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Nov 1st, 2022
Member feedback has led to some exciting changes for test-taking. The AAPC Exams Team is excited to announce some recent changes to the AAPC certification exam process that have been years in the making. After listening to member feedback and requests, AAPC has increased exam scheduling flexibility and access to electronic exams, while ensuring that ...
Nov 1st, 2022
Meet a member who is driven to succeed while helping others along the way. This month, AAPC has chosen Oby Egbunike, CPC, COC, CRC, CPC-I, CCS-P, as member of the month for her professional dedication and personal spirit. We think her professional journey will inspire you. How did you get your start in healthcare? I ...
Take your career to the next level by changing your way of thinking. The terms “fixed mindset” and “growth mindset” were coined by Dr. Carol Dweck to describe the underlying beliefs people have regarding intelligence and learning. “In a growth mindset, people believe that their most basic abilities can be developed through dedication and hard ...
Nov 1st, 2022
AAPC member Lisa Shute Willson, CPC, CASCC, COSC, CUC, began her career in healthcare more than 11 years ago in the Denver HCA/HealthONE healthcare system where she works in the ambulatory surgery center central business office. She started as a patient collector and then quickly moved into the billing department where she remained for five ...
Teaching providers how to improve their documentation should be informative, not influential. Educating providers is a necessary part of the job for every coder, auditor, and clinical documentation improvement (CDI) specialist. It’s crucial, however, that we teach providers how to improve their documentation without leading them toward a specific code or diagnosis for the purpose ...