Jun 1st, 2013
AAPC certifications changed my life and supported my career advancement. By Melody S. Irvine, CPC, CPMA, CEMC, CFPC, CPC-I, CCS-P, CMRS Life is tough and so is the job market. Making the best out of the cards you are dealt and looking for educational opportunities when they arise can make the difference between success and ...
Apr 1st, 2013
By Melody S. Irvine, CPC, CPMA, CEMC, CFPC, CPC-I, CCS-P, CMRS As a physician auditor, I spend much of my time educating clinicians on proper documentation. This involves explaining and interpreting coding and compliance guidelines. When providing such guidance, the most common reply I hear from providers is, “I want it in writing.” An auditing ...
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Jan 1st, 2010
This experienced entrepreneur steps you through the process. By Melody S. Irvine, CPC, CEMC, CPC-I, CCS-P, CPMA, CMRS Several years ago, I decided to start my own business. When I put my mind to something, there’s no stopping me. How hard could it be? I thought it would be a piece of cake. I was ...