AAPC offers resources to get your foot in the door. With the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics expecting our industry to grow roughly 22 percent through the next four years, now seems like the perfect time to take classes, get certified, and land the position you have been dreaming about. AAPC offers several tools and ...
Feb 2nd, 2018
Coders play a broader role in reimbursement and compliance as the U.S. healthcare system reinvents itself. Healthcare reimbursement is changing from being based on pay for service to being based on the quality and efficacy of care. New data transfer technologies, code sets, and regulations tug at the industry, forcing it to invent new ways ...
They are the educational boost you need to master the craft of proper coding. Healthcare business professionals work hard to earn credentials, which demonstrate knowledge and garner respect. But nothing about healthcare stays the same for very long; and keeping pace is essential to upholding the high standard the industry has come to expect from ...
After working as a registered respiratory therapist for 35 years, I wanted to remove myself from the bedside, but medicine was all I knew. After that many years in critical care, trauma, pediatrics, etc., I needed to decide what a good career transition would be. Luckily for me, the health information management (HIM) manager at ...
Oct 24th, 2017
Coding remotely can be a win-win for coders and employers. Before approaching your employer, consider the advantages and disadvantages to remote coding. The Pros Outweigh the Cons A big advantage to working remotely is the time, money, and stress you save yourself by not having to commute to and from the office. Depending on your ...