I am a doctor, and my medical practice focuses on primary care and preventive medicine, in addition to inpatient management. To keep up with the constant changes in the healthcare industry, government, and insurer requirements, it was necessary for me to learn more about the business side of healthcare. My CPC® Opened New Doors In ...
Follow this guide for mapping out a clear path to career success and personal fulfillment. The first step to advancing your career as a healthcare business professional is determining where you want to go next. Success means different things to different people, so you must be able to define what success means to you. Once ...
In Coding
Dec 1st, 2019
AAPC’s coding expert Raemarie Jimenez gives you the scoop on next year’s updates. Code update season is always an exciting time of year. With it brings new, revised, and deleted CPT® codes and coding guidelines that are effective Jan. 1, 2020. There are a lot of CPT changes to learn about: The CPT® 2020 code book ...
After earning my Master of Business Administration degree, I worked in the financial field until about three years ago, when I reached a turning point in my career. Healthcare business has always been a long-distance dream for me; and after seeing an AAPC coding course advertisement in a magazine, I decided to give it a ...
In Billing
Sep 30th, 2019
Three credible sources give three different answers, and only one is right. The definition for billing units of allergy serum preparation for patients was recently challenged by a colleague of mine who works in the allergy space. Are there limitations on diluted antigens when counting units for CPT 95165 Professional services for the supervision of ...