They came to New York City from near and afar – medical coders, billers, auditors, practice managers, and all others who work in revenue cycle integrity – to learn how to advance the business of healthcare, and themselves, at AAPC’s Regional Conference, Aug. 19-21. Day 1 of the conference began with AAPC CEO Bevan Erickson’s ...
Jul 10th, 2019
AAPC’s New York City Regional Conference (Aug. 19-21) is the place to be for everyone on the revenue management side of healthcare; it provides the latest education, networking, vendors, and opportunities to keep you ahead of other healthcare business professionals. If you are a medical coder, biller, or auditor, you’ll find it’s a treasure trove of career resources ― all ...
CMS’ latest guidance reiteration will, hopefully, make coding these sometimes-confusing services easier. Determining the date of service (DOS) when reporting a medical claim seems straightforward, but the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) recently-released “Guidance on Coding and Billing Date of Service on Professional Claims,” is a good indication this topic is more complex ...
In Billing
Apr 4th, 2019
Hurdles set by commercial carriers require out-of-network groups to tighten billing management and foster full financial transparency. Most non-participating providers learn that out-of-network reimbursement can be higher than in-network reimbursement. The two drawbacks to remaining out of network — higher patient out-of-pocket costs and exclusion from participating provider listings — may be remed...
I do a lot of mentoring and networking. And as a result, I hear from newly-certified coders, who have their CPC-A  and who are having trouble finding a job because most employers are looking for people who have experience. It feels like a Catch-22 because a new coder can’t get experience to have experience for ...