Part 2: The NAB eliminates students’ uncertainty about the medical coding profession. Last month, the AAPC National Advisory Board (NAB) answered questions from students about certifications, resources, and working from home. This month we answer more student questions, with a focus on medical coding work and other career concerns. What information is critical to healthcare ...
Wondering what MACRA stands for? Or how to participate in MIPS? May 16 is your chance to ask questions and get answers. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is holding a free event: Quality Payment Program: Answering Your Frequently Asked Questions Call, on May 16 from 1:30 to 3 p.m. ET. What to ...
AAPC’s Vice President of Member and Certification Development Raemarie Jimenez, CPC, CDEO, CPB, CPMA, CPPM, CPC-I, CANPC, CRHC, CCS, AAPC Fellow, is the go-to-girl for all things related to certification at AAPC. You may even say she is an AAPC celebrity with all the answers. Let’s see how she answers some of the FAQs our ...
Providers who hire Certified Risk Adjustment Coders (CRCs™) have nothing to fear. The risk adjustment methodology is a relatively new payment model that is prospective in nature — meaning that healthcare costs in future years are based on what is known to be true of healthcare costs in recent years. Providers that hire CRCs™ have ...
Get answers to the most popular compliance questions. Healthcare compliance is an aspect of healthcare touching everyone, from coders to clinicians to patients. Everyone has questions. And as a healthcare compliance consultant, I try to have the answers. Here are some of the most frequently asked questions (FAQs) healthcare entities and providers ask me: Q: ...