Your journey to becoming a successful consultant has already begun. Often, while working with providers, coders, and billers throughout the United States, I am asked, “How can I do what you do?” Although there’s no simple answer, the journey to consultant begins at the start of your career. The Journey to Consultant Begins with Preparation ...
Find out if your work habits will help or harm you in preparing for ICD-10 implementation. ICD-10 forces you to look at clinical documentation and how you code in a new way. The new diagnosis code set, which goes into effect Oct. 1, 2014 also requires a higher standard of excellence. I’m gearing up for ...
In Coding
Oct 1st, 2013
Don’t settle for “good enough”—excel at what you do! When opportunities for promotion and recognition arise for coders, certain traits attract the attention of hiring managers and supervisors more than others. Consider what causes employers and upper-level personnel to select one candidate over another. Throughout my career, I’ve observed common characteristics of coders who are ...
According to a recent article authored by Health Callings, if you’re looking to blend your healthcare background with business expertise, there are a quite a few options open to you–most of which give you the flexibility of working from home. One of AAPC’s licensed instructors, Chatrione Harris-Offer, CPC, CPC-I, is featured in the article as ...