Because AAPC members and staff work as a team, amazing things happen ― 30 years of amazing things! AAPC members are the lifeblood of this organization. You form local chapters, provide medical coding education and networking opportunities, advise AAPC, form associations and boards, mentor, and hold charity events. You’ll do whatever it takes to help ...
Aug 9th, 2018
Don’t lose track of your CEU certificates, use the CEU Tracker. AAPC requires its certified members to earn continuing education units (CEUs) to maintain their credentials. AAPC also randomly selects 25 percent of CEU submissions for verification, which can be a little unnerving if you don’t remember where you put your certificates. Thanks to a ...
Watch for five claims shortcomings that may hang up claims payment. If the results of an April 2018 Office of Inspector (OIG) audit are any indication, claims for telehealth services are about to receive much closer attention by payers. Physicians and staff can best prepare for a potential claims review through awareness and education. Rising ...
Aug 9th, 2018
Effective communication requires thinking about what you are saying, as well as how you say it. Humans are social beings. We constantly find new and improved ways to communicate with each other. It’s a wonder we don’t understand one another better. Even family members suffer communication breakdowns, though, so imagine the chances for miscommunication among ...
In Audit
Aug 9th, 2018
Answer six questions to provide a concise audit that is purposeful, corrective, and educational. You’ve reviewed the records and analyzed the results. Now, it’s time to prepare for what may be the most challenging aspect of the audit process: presenting the results in a way that makes sense and generates the change needed to ensure ...