Medical coding jobs will continue to expand as America’s healthcare evolves. Healthcare is reinventing itself, and that means certified medical coders are becoming more central to the success of the effort. The reimbursement industry is changing from being based on pay-for-service to being based on the quality and efficacy of care. New data technologies, code ...
May 1st, 2010
By Jonnie Massey, CPC, CPC-P, CPC-I, CPMA, AHFI As certified coders, we are required to fulfill yearly continuing education unit (CEU) requirements to maintain our credentials and stay current with medical coding updates. This requirement may be the driving force that motivates you to seek out education and training. If it is, perhaps you’re doing ...
May 1st, 2008
10 Telltale Signs a Health Care Provider Is Not Interested in Compliance by Robert A. Pelaia, Esq., CPC Believe it, or not, there are still providers in the health care industry who do not take compliance activities seriously. The Office of Inspector General (OIG) of the Department of Health and Human Services’ (HHS) list of ...