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 ...
In Audit
Jul 10th, 2018
Credentials open many doors to career opportunities. Which one will you enter? AAPC provides training and examination for every certification you could ever need to work in the business of healthcare. If you are new to the business of healthcare, you may not know which certification will help you to achieve your dream job. You ...
Jun 26th, 2018
Getting the first medical coding credential is only the beginning of a career of curiosity and growth. Many coders choose to continue earning credentials in specialty coding and different venues.  How do those who choose additional credentials decide what is a good second credential? Opportunities in specialty coding require new competencies, and credentials, they say, reflect ...