My journey began in May 2006 while attending a basic, non-certification, medical billing and coding class at a local college. I was in class with other students who were also eager to learn when two of the students, who worked together in a local general practitioners’ office, approached me and asked if I was looking ...
May 22nd, 2019
Ten years ago, I was only a few years into coding, billing, and this industry. I was out of school, but still a rookie and if you had told me then that I would stand up and speak in front of so many awesome people HEALTHCON, I would have laughed and said, “Yeah, ok!” When you first ...
May 22nd, 2019
Happy summer! Greetings from George and I! Our region is finally experiencing some great weather, and it’s so energizing. This time of year always motivates me for new beginnings. Last year it motivated me in June to take on a new certification. What Motivates You? Hopefully the great weather is motivating you to visit the AAPC ...
May 22nd, 2019
Get to Know Your AAPC NAB Regional Representatives It’s spring, and although it may not seem like it because the weather isn’t cooperating for some of the states in the mid-Atlantic Region who have been hit with unusual weather conditions for May ― it’s indeed May MAYnia time at AAPC local chapters! Don’t forget to ...
May 22nd, 2019
Review the teaching physician changes to coding evaluation and management (E/M) services. On April 26, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released Change Request (CR) 11171 regarding evaluation and management (E/M) services performed by teaching physicians. The CR was issued to clarify manual language related to documentation of E/M services provided by teaching ...