In Audit
Jan 7th, 2019
Opportunity abounds for healthcare business professionals in an expanding market. The healthcare sector created one in seven new jobs in the United States in 2018, per preliminary data released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). Although many of those jobs are clinical, the repercussion is a growing demand for support ranks such as coding, billing, ...
Aug 24th, 2016
We often see messages from newer members of AAPC expressing their apprehension or excitement about new prospects, coding exams, and credentials. But are you aware that seasoned AAPC members—whether it is a coder, practice manager, biller, compliance member or even a provider—experience the same feelings? I have taught the PMCC curriculum for over 15 years ...
Members gather at “the happiest place on Earth” to learn about the business side of healthcare. Nearly 2,700 attendees gathered in April at Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort, in Orlando, Florida, for HEALTHCON — AAPC’s 24th annual national conference. With the highest attendance in AAPC’s conference history, attendees represented every state in the United States, as ...
In Audit
May 10th, 2016
We know: You can’t get a job without experience, but you can’t get experience without a job. So, stop and think about it: is what you are doing now where you expected your career path to take you? I never dreamt that I could have such a fun and interesting career in healthcare, especially since ...
In Coding
Nov 1st, 2015
When mentors load the bases for students and recent grads, they are sure to hit a grand slam. Mentoring medical coding and billing students during their externships and internships is a wonderful experience. It provides an opportunity to teach them the ropes, and it’s exciting to see them so eager to get their healthcare careers ...