Nov 7th, 2018
Coding offers a number of opportunities for professional growth and development. I learned early that a willingness to step outside your comfort zone could result in opportunity for both individual and professional growth, to an extent I hadn’t even considered possible. So how does one rise above and set themselves apart from the average coder? ...
Getting more involved with your local AAPC chapter involves little steps and does not mean that you have to make a huge commitment to the chapter. There are a lot of benefits to getting more involved in the chapter, including meeting more AAPC members and increasing your network, earning points that might enable you to ...
Sep 21st, 2018
The healthcare industry is a fast-paced, ever-changing business that never rests. Perpetual changes to federal regulations, code sets, and technology make it nearly impossible to stay up to date. But stay up to date we must to ensure compliance and receipt of proper reimbursement for healthcare services and supplies. If only there was one place you could turn to ...
In Coding
Sep 19th, 2018
I started my career in clinical medicine as a physician assistant; however, I found my passion for healthcare business when two local physicians started a diagnostic radiology center and asked me to help. At the time, I did not realize that healthcare is a multi-dimensional business — from setting up billing, coding, and accounts receivables ...
Jul 11th, 2018
AAPC spotlights its members each month by featuring “Minute with a Member” articles in the magazine, Healthcare Business Monthly. The “Minute with a Member” feature interviews dedicated AAPC members, who share their medical coding story, as well as thoughts about AAPC, personal information, and professional aspirations. One of the questions AAPC asks them is “If ...