Feb 1st, 2019
Comments Off on Message from AAPCCA Leadership
HEALTHCON 2019 is fast approaching! This is one of my favorite times of the year. It is a time I get to see friends and colleagues that I do not get to see often. It is also a time where I meet new friends and grow my network. These past two years HEALTHCON has been ...
Feb 1st, 2019
Comments Off on No Brainer
Officers are encouraged to schedule all exam dates before April 1st to accommodate the 2019 examinees. This means you’ll have exam dates set well in advance. Presidents, be sure to remind all officers of the in-advance dates that they are to proctor. Have them mark their own calendars, at the first of the year, so ...
Feb 1st, 2019
Comments Off on Payment Schedule for Quarterly Reimbursements
AAPC supports the local chapters by paying $2 for every AAPC member that attends meetings, and by paying $10 for every examinee proctored. This financial support or reimbursement is given to the chapters on a quarterly basis and is auto-deposited into the chapter checking accounts.  In order to receive this money, officers must supply information ...
Feb 1st, 2019
Comments Off on Project Xtern is Available to Help with Work Experience!
AAPC is aware of the needs of its recently certified coders and is seeking opportunities to help them gain work experience by partnering with employers to provide externships in the fields they’ve trained so hard to enter. As an officer, you undoubtedly have apprentice coders at your meetings that could benefit from this program. You ...
Feb 1st, 2019
Comments Off on Exam Dates Should Be Scheduled Before April 1st
Examinees plan well in advance to become certified and often choose a certification date and then work for it. Officers should get exams scheduled early in the year, so examinees have a variety of sites from which to choose. Chapters are required to host at least four exams annually, one in each quarter. All chapters ...