AAPC’s Vice President of Member and Certification Development, Raemarie Jimenez, CPC, CDEO, CPB, CPMA, CPPM ,CPC-I, CANPC, CRHC shared six tips to help medical practices charge correctly for immunizations. Jimenez’s tips are a “must read” for providers, especially family practices and those regularly administering vaccinations. Read her tips to get the most out of your reimbursem...
AAPC’s Vice President of Member and Certification Development, Raemarie Jimenez, CPC, CDEO, CPB, CPMA, CPPM ,CPC-I, CANPC, CRHC  spoke with Medical Economics to examine how physicians should best manage denied claims. The article gives different avenues for providers to consider when receiving denials, with advice from several industry experts on next steps. Jimenez advises providers ...
While in the coding trenches, furry companions are working behind the scenes to support us and bring comic relief. “Cat vs. Dog” has been a long-standing rivalry for pet enthusiasts. Coding professionals bring a whole new level to the competition. Those who work remotely often rely on their faithful companions to keep them company; and ...
Quality reporting has been a challenge for all providers, with specific concerns for anesthesia practices. On the bright side, the past 10 years of quality reporting has served well as a primer for what lies ahead. A brief review of quality reporting, then and now, will provide some clarity and prepare you for the future ...
When you’re told as a teen by a teacher that a small physical deformity will prevent you from doing something you love, it makes you reassess the direction you were headed. For example, something as simple as a bunion prevented me from taking pointe ballet. I still studied ballet into early adulthood, but pointe was ...