Jun 13th, 2018
A medical coder transforms healthcare diagnosis, procedures, medical services, and equipment into universal medical alphanumeric codes. Those codes are taken from medical record documentation, such as physician’s notes, laboratory and radiologic results, etc., to be paid by insurance carriers and government payers. Medical coders check the medical chart to ensure the codes are correct and ...
Mar 23rd, 2018
Be all that you can be as a business professional in the healthcare industry. AAPC is reaching out to America’s veterans with a customized, online training program for the Certified Professional Practice Manager (CPPM®) credential. Heroes to Healthcare (H2H) is developed in partnership with ImPowerQ Associates, a Texas-based provider of healthcare-specific organizational development programs that ...
Are you thinking about adding to your current credentials? Are you unsure which one to go for, next? The answer to that question isn’t the same for everyone. Ask yourself a few questions and do your research. The questions below can help most individuals quickly narrow down their list of potentials. (Side note: Did you ...
Sep 8th, 2016
No matter what your title is, whether it be a medical practice manager, office manager, physician practice manager, administrator practice administrator, or business administrator, you will be responsible for or will oversee others who are responsible for the day-to-day operations of the practice. What a Practice Manager Does As a practice manager you will be ...
Jul 12th, 2016
As promised, here are a couple more terms that address physician vacancies and the billing nuances associated with them. Reciprocal Billing A reciprocal billing arrangement is one in which one physician agrees to cover another’s physician’s practice on a short-time basis (60 continuous day limit) when the regular physician is absent. This arrangement may be reciprocated (paid ...