Sound advice from medical coders who have been there, done that. AAPC has published countless articles on how to prepare for the Certified Professional Coder (CPC) certification exam in both our member magazine, Healthcare Business Monthly, and on our website in the Knowledge Center. Examples include: 7 Reasons You Should Use AAPC Code Books for Your ...
Mar 28th, 2019
Everyone is always asking where to find free or low cost CEUs, especially when they are close to their renewal time. There are two places that you can find sources for free and low cost CEUs. The first is your account on the AAPC website. And, Jobs for American Medical Coders has collected an excellent ...
Jan 25th, 2019
Remember the days when finding a job literally meant searching the Help Wanted section of the newspaper? Maybe you don’t, and I’m dating myself. That’s the way it was done back in the day, though. The job listings took up several pages in the paper (no kidding). If a listing looked good, the protocol was ...
Jan 3rd, 2019
Studying for a medical coding certification exam is pretty intimidating, especially when you have to memorize new content. Here are nine easy steps to improve your medical coding examination recall. Sleep – Remember in the movie Inside Out how Riley’s memories were filed away when she fell asleep? That’s exactly what your brain is doing while you’re ...
Jan 3rd, 2019
AAPC credentialed members are obligated to stay current in their profession. To ensure our members keep up with the latest medical coding updates, compliance rules, and government regulations, we require them to earn continuing education units (CEUs). For example, one certification, such as our Certified Professional Coder (CPC®) credential, requires the holder to earn 36 CEUs ...