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Dec 15th, 2015
A second major physician organization asked Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Sylvia Burwell to make AAPC a Cooperating Party on the ICD-10 Coordination and Maintenance Committee. The American College of Cardiology (ACC) joins the American Medical Association (AMA) in recommending AAPC, saying “they represent the interests of individual physicians and healthcare providers who perform ...
After the testimony of Rhonda Buckholtz, CPC, CPMA, CPC-I, AAPC’s Vice President of ICD-10 Education and Training, among others at the National Committee on Vital and Health Statistics (NCVHS) meeting in June of this year, Jason VandenAkker, CEO of AAPC, sent a letter to HHS Secretary Sylvia Burwell. The letter requests that AAPC be included ...
Apr 16th, 2013
Logical Observation Identifiers Names and Codes (LOINC) are a key component of electronic health records (EHRs) and work in concert with other clinical vocabularies in a variety of healthcare applications. AAPC’s Patricia S. Wilson, RT(R), CPC, PMP, recently published an article with Amy Sheide, RN, BSN, MPH, in the Journal of AHIMA, in which they ...
Oct 22nd, 2009
The Advance Medical Technology Association (AdvaMed), American Hospital Association (AHA) and American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) urged Congress in a letter not to delay adoption of the new ICD-10 diagnosis and coding system. Full Article Healthcare Finance Newsday: “AHIMA, AHA back move to ICD-10 as other groups cite high costs” was last modified: July ...