I am a doctor, and my medical practice focuses on primary care and preventive medicine, in addition to inpatient management. To keep up with the constant changes in the healthcare industry, government, and insurer requirements, it was necessary for me to learn more about the business side of healthcare. My CPC® Opened New Doors In ...
Dec 11th, 2019
If you have earned an AAPC credential, you’ll want to keep that hard-earned certification in good standing. You do that by meeting continuing education units (CEU) requirements. Here are 10 things that make fulfilling CEU requirements easier and more cost-efficient. Understand Your Requirements How many CEUs you need to earn are based on how many ...
Focus your job search on what excites you most. Every coder experiences a unique journey that leads them to the wonderful world of medical coding. Medical coders come from all types of backgrounds and, possibly, career fields. What we all share in common is our passion for medical coding. The Appeal Is Real The appeal ...
There’s a painful fact about medicine today, one practitioners and healthcare organizations are often hesitant to talk about: Physicians choose to end their lives at a rate of around twice the rest of the general population. Exact numbers are hard to come by because of inaccurate or misleading cause-of-death coding and likely under-reporting. According to ...
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Sep 10th, 2019
My mom’s advice to my sister and I growing up was to work in healthcare. She said it’s a great industry to make a solid career. I took her advice, and in 1989 I entered the world of healthcare via my sister, who was working for a private radiologist. I filled in for her as ...