Feb 21st, 2019
Whether you are just getting your certification or are a veteran in the medical coding job market, you don’t have a magic 8 ball for your career. The closest you can get, are people like Gina Piccirilli, CPC, CPMA, whose start as a receptionist in a physical therapy office is now far behind her. Piccirilli ...
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Feb 20th, 2019
I was recently asked by a medical coder if I thought our professional services would soon become obsolete as more and more computer-assisted coding (CAC) applications are developed. I did not have to think about this for very long because CAC increasingly has been brought on line in many specialties over the past 10-15 years. ...
Feb 19th, 2019
Professional advancement in the healthcare business sector requires ever-increasing substantive knowledge. Unfortunately, technical mastery is not enough. Employers often look for candidates with more skills, specifically soft skills,  when hiring or promoting Soft skills are those things we all need to succeed in the workplace. Everyone can benefit by developing their soft skills. Here are ...
AAPC  just relaunched the Salary Survey Calculator tool based on the results of the 2018 Healthcare Salary Survey. The updated tool is refreshed with a new look and data from nearly 20,000 respondents, more than any other survey in the business of healthcare industry. Get Specific Info on Salaries in Your Area The Salary Survey Calculator allows ...
Feb 14th, 2019
Many of the articles you see in Healthcare Business Monthly and our Knowledge Center are written by AAPC members. Who better to understand the needs of healthcare business professionals than those working “in the trenches,” every day? Who better to offer advice and tips on the optimizing reimbursement, or maintaining compliance, or running a smooth front ...