Apr 16th, 2018
Mayo Clinic has given an estimated 400 medical transcriptionists at its Rochester, Minn., Jacksonville, Fla., and Scottsdale, Ariz., campuses until May 19 to accept a voluntary separation package, or risk unemployment due to job attrition. Alternatively, they can apply for a different position within the company. The offer coincides with the medical practice and research group’s ...
AAPC welcomes Roxanne Moreno as our 175,000th member! This is a big achievement for AAPC, and it’s celebrating by honoring her as a milestone member. Although AAPC is very excited and proud to recognize this mile marker, Moreno may be just as excited. Being notified that she was AAPC’s 175K member “was an unbelievable moment,” ...
Mar 28th, 2018
Millennials are changing everything about how we do and how we think, and their choices will challenge medical coding and billing dramatically, as revealed in a recent survey by EBRI Research. Here are some of the findings: Millennials have the highest rates of wellness program participation. According to the study, Millennials are nearly across the board ...
Mar 27th, 2018
AAPC is proud to announce My AAPC, a free application for your phone or tablet that allows you fast, easy access to your AAPC membership benefits, exam results, and more. Using My AAPC, you can: Review and update your AAPC profile. Quickly view your membership status and renewal information. View registered events and upcoming events. Quickly access Healthcare ...
Mar 21st, 2018
After a quiet year, expect three significant changes to the way you do your medical coding, as indicated by recent announcements by the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). Medical coders will see the changes in 2019, making medical coding certification more important than ever. Based ...