Jun 5th, 2017
To pass AAPC’s CPC exam, you have to score 70 percent: of 150 questions, total, you may miss 45 answers. This test is not about memorization. It’s about knowing how to find the best answer. Preparing For Your CPC Exam Electronic devices with an on/off switch (cell phones, smart phones, tablets, etc.) are not allowed ...
May 31st, 2017
Have you ever wondered how to approach a physician who you’ve only see once or twice in the office because they are busy with inpatients, nursing home patients, etc.? It may seem intimidating; but if you are tactful, you can communicate effectively and with confidence. Billing and coding errors by providers are common: from selecting incorrect evaluation and ...
May 10th, 2017
It’s tough paying for medical coding school, investing your time to learn, and finally passing your coding exam. Then reality sets in that you can’t find a job in your field. Or, there are jobs, but there are only entry level positions that aren’t what you expected. There’s hope. You just have to remember that you may have to work a little to ...
Do you use social media professionally, to help advance your career and to stay abreast of industry changes? What platform(s) do you use? Facebook? LinkedIn? Twitter? Pinterest? YouTube? We’ve all read the articles reminding us to be mindful of what we post on social media, and how to restrict our privacy settings, etc. to ensure ...
Apr 7th, 2017
Are you tired of always being the last one to know when the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has issued a final rule or transmittal with new coding/billing guidance? Be the first to learn of new Medicare regulations and become a valuable resource for your providers. Simply go to www.cms.gov and scroll toward the ...