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, ...
They came to New York City from near and afar – medical coders, billers, auditors, practice managers, and all others who work in revenue cycle integrity – to learn how to advance the business of healthcare, and themselves, at AAPC’s Regional Conference, Aug. 19-21. Day 1 of the conference began with AAPC CEO Bevan Erickson’s ...