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 ...
Oct 18th, 2019
This week the Pacific Northwest welcomed hundreds of healthcare professionals — medical coders, billers, clinical documentation improvement and compliance specialists, auditors, and revenue cycle and practice managers alike — attending AAPC’s Regional Conference in Seattle, Wash. AAPC members from around the world congregated at the Westin Seattle, Oct 14-16, to network and connect with indus...
In Coding
Oct 9th, 2019
Take a longtime coder’s advice for how to ignite (or reignite) your love of medical coding. Whether you are just starting out in medical coding or have been at it for a long time, you know that careers (much like relationships) require a lot of work. Maybe you’ve been coding for a long time and ...
In Coding
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 ...
In CMS
Aug 20th, 2019
Medical coders, billers, auditors, and other healthcare business professionals started Day 2 of AAPC’s Regional Conference in New York City getting the scoop on the proposed changes to evaluation and management (E/M) services coding and guidelines. E/M Guidelines Changes Are About Time Conference attendees were eager to hear Raemarie Jimenez, CPC, CDEO, CIC, CPB, CPMA, ...