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 ...
Jun 21st, 2018
If you want to be a medical coder in a facility, there are a lot of ways to get your foot in the door. Once your toe crosses the threshold, experts say, you may have to take several steps to get to the job you want. Facility and Health System Jobs are Plentiful Just short of ...
In Audit
Jun 15th, 2018
Consider a career as a healthcare business professional. The hoopla of graduating high school is over, and now everyone is asking you, “What are you going to do next?” You might give the obligatory response, “Go to college,” because that’s what everyone expects. But is that the right answer? Learn a Trade that Pays Unless ...