The old saying is that the eyes are the window to the soul, right? How important is it for a medical coder to have an eye on detail? “Coders have an eye for spotting every possible codeable word in provider documentation, and then they seek out correct codes to ensure reimbursement,” wrote AAPC member Wendy ...
Jan 13th, 2012
Anatomy and Pathophysiology are a big component to the ICD-10 puzzle and AAPC ICD-10 trainer Marilyn Holley, CPC, CPC-I, RHIT discussed this in the most recent Coding Corner for Advance for Health Information Professionals. “Once we understand the basics of A&P, it’s then important to gain an understanding of how diseases affect the normal healthy ...
Jul 18th, 2011
A key element of ICD-10 implementation is the preparation of anatomy and physiology and AAPC ICD-10 trainer Jeri Leong, RN, CPC, CPC-H, CPC-I, CPMA, was featured in the July/August edition of CMA Today magazine. “To meet the challenge (of ICD-10 implementation), clinical staff, coders, and billing specialist should begin preparing to understand anatomy and physiology, ...