Coder

Understand the process of expanding specialty credential options. When I first became certified, AAPC offered only Certified Professional Coder (CPC®) and Certified Outpatient Coding (COC®, formerly CPC-H) credentials. The Certified Professional Coder...
I was the victim of a drunk driving accident on December 3, 2003. The driver merged from an on-ramp to the highway at 50 mph and never stayed in his lane. My driver’s side car door was hit head-on. Lucky for me, it was the coldest night of the season...
When coding runs through your blood, you are bound for success. One thing is for certain: AAPC is filled with families who code together. You may even say it has made them closer. They support, mentor, and discuss coding to help each other succeed in ...
Billing time-based services won’t be an endurance race if you have a plan of action and follow the rules. Over the course of two decades, various medical specialties have had to adapt to the “clock game.” Those specialties and their codes now includ...
I had worked as a Certified Registered Central Service Technician (CRCST) in the operating room for over 10 years when I received an email from the educational department about a medical coding program scholarship opportunity. I had no clue what medic...
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