Feb 1st, 2015
Everyone benefits when you share your expertise. By Jose “Joe” Ascensio Schools are always looking for great instructors. If you have the skills and are “in the know” in your field — whether you are a coder, biller, office manager, medical assistant, etc. — teaching is a great way to give back to your profession, ...
Feb 1st, 2015
Grab attention and sell yourself in an instant. By Melba Miles Resumes are like billboards. A billboard needs to accomplish two goals within just a few seconds. First, it has to grab your attention so you look at it. Second, it needs to capture your interest long enough so you read the entire content, and ...
Avoid the discard pile with a resume that lands you an interview. by Sharon J. Oliver, CPC, CPMA, CPC-I To change careers or advance your position, you need a resume that stands out from the rest. A well written and factual resume is a good start, but you’ll need to do more to warrant an ...
Mar 29th, 2012
For some, having coding credentials and experience isn’t enough to guarantee a job in a physician’s office. It may require a good credit history, too. In 2010, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission conducted a public meeting to explore the use of credit histories as employee selection criteria. During that meeting, Christine V. Walters of the Society ...
Apr 1st, 2010
By Michelle A. Dick We’ve all had it—the moment when we’re faced with that instant, unknown opportunity. It usually comes in the depths of crisis, despair, or monotony; and, we can only step into it with trust and courage. Here at AAPC we often hear about someone whose life changed because of becoming a coder ...