Jun 15th, 2021
The AAPC Social Hour on Facebook Live, June 9, at 11 a.m. MT (1 p.m. ET) focused on resume and interview tips. National Advisory Board (NAB) member Kiosha T. Forston, MASS, RHIA, CPC, CHTS-TR, joined moderator and AAPC Social Media Manager Alex McKinley to talk about certain “soft skills” that are most important to both ...
Jun 1st, 2021
AAPC member Patricia Sonnemann, CPC, COC, CIC, CIRCC, CPMA, works for Concept Plus LLC, where she audits medical records for correct coding for Tricare members. Sonnemann has been in the industry for over 30 years, and she earned her first certified medical coding credential in 2002. AAPC asked Sonnemann about her experience with earning the Certified ...
Jun 1st, 2021
My path to coding and training began after I passed the 2008 Nursing Licensure Exam (NLE) in the Philippines. After my exam, I was hired to work in an organization that processes preauthorization requests for admissions, procedures, and supplies for a big insurance company in the United States. Working for this company gave me a ...
May 1st, 2021
In 1995, at just 20 years old, I found out I was going to be a mother. Not sure which direction to go without a college education, I decided to take a position as a check-in receptionist for a chiropractor’s office. I became very interested in billing and coding, and over the next decade, my career ...