Oct 18th, 2019
This week the Pacific Northwest welcomed hundreds of healthcare professionals — medical coders, billers, clinical documentation improvement and compliance specialists, auditors, and revenue cycle and practice managers alike — attending AAPC’s Regional Conference in Seattle, Wash. AAPC members from around the world congregated at the Westin Seattle, Oct 14-16, to network and connect with indus...
Jul 17th, 2012
We all know the importance of networking and continuing education in our industry. For these, and other, reasons AAPC focuses on helping its members achieve a variety of goals. AAPC member Beth Morgan, CPC was recently featured in a story for Advance for Health Information Professionals and spoke of the benefits of her AAPC membership. ...
In a web-only article for HFMA’s Revenue Cycle Strategist, AAPC member Patti Frank, CPC highlights several areas of expertise on hiring the right medical coder.  “The consequences of poor training can be disastrous, potentially resulting in decreased revenue or charges of fraud or abuse,” she stated. The article also discusses the basics needed for a ...
Feb 1st, 2010
Find a convenient way to keep abreast on coding updates. By Michelle A. Dick The start of a new year for coding students and professionals means a truckload of new code additions, deletions, and revisions. All these yearly changes can slow down your coding momentum quickly. Fortunately, the AAPC can get you up to speed ...