The AAPC National Advisory Board (NAB) is a team of 20 professionals with diverse experience in the healthcare industry. They represent the voice of our members from eight regions of the United States. We are proud to introduce to you the new NAB for 2018-2021. President Michael D. Miscoe, JD, CPC, CPCO, CPMA, CASCC, CCPC, ...
Know the type of work and requirements, and debunk the myths surrounding coding/billing from home. By Robin Moore, CPC, CCMA You see jobs for remote coding and billing advertised everywhere: schools promote it, recruiters tempt you with it, and your coworkers says it’s their dream to work from home. It sounds great, but is working ...
Feb 2nd, 2018
Coders play a broader role in reimbursement and compliance as the U.S. healthcare system reinvents itself. Healthcare reimbursement is changing from being based on pay for service to being based on the quality and efficacy of care. New data transfer technologies, code sets, and regulations tug at the industry, forcing it to invent new ways ...
After working as a registered respiratory therapist for 35 years, I wanted to remove myself from the bedside, but medicine was all I knew. After that many years in critical care, trauma, pediatrics, etc., I needed to decide what a good career transition would be. Luckily for me, the health information management (HIM) manager at ...
… “Where no man has gone before.” — Star Trek, 2nd Pilot Episode, William Shatner as Captain James Kirk On Sept. 15, AAPC members lost a friend and long-time supporter of our organization, Gregory Schnitzer, RN, CPC, CPC-H, CCS, CCS-P, RCC, CHC. He was a dedicated father and husband, true gentleman, medical coder, scholar, and ...