From triage to the Golden Gate, my journey to coding. From my senior year in high school through college and nursing school, the only career I wanted was an emergency room (ER)/trauma nurse. I went to a fancy school I couldn’t afford and spent a year and a half obtaining medical-surgical experience before achieving my ...
Whether interviewing or already working, put your best foot forward and march. Being a professional in our chosen field means much more than earning a degree and wearing a suit. We must conduct ourselves professionally on all levels — from the job interview to the office, and when using social media. Be a Professional The ...
Sep 21st, 2018
The healthcare industry is a fast-paced, ever-changing business that never rests. Perpetual changes to federal regulations, code sets, and technology make it nearly impossible to stay up to date. But stay up to date we must to ensure compliance and receipt of proper reimbursement for healthcare services and supplies. If only there was one place you could turn to ...
Aug 23rd, 2018
Staying connected and networking can be very valuable tools when advancing your career within the coding industry. Often, we turn to each other for advice when it comes to each other’s coding expertise and by seeking advice we are doing a few things. One, we are showing that we are humble and that we do ...
AAPC CEO Bevan Erickson welcomed more than 700 members to the Washington, D.C. Regional Conference this morning with “10 Steps to Advance Your Career,” a strategy to help medical coders and others see and adapt to changes in the healthcare industry. The times are changing, he said, and the attendees can surmount changes if they ...