Jun 12th, 2018
The typical path to becoming a medical coder starts with a recently graduated high school student who is detail-oriented, enjoys healthcare and anatomy, and learning about medical records and the physician revenue cycle. But not all medical coders start out that way. Some people pursue a career in medical coding because there is the potential to work ...
In Audit
May 17th, 2018
There has been a lot of focus recently on large fraud schemes uncovered by the government and many are wondering how this affects “me.” By Evelyn Kim, MBA, CFE, CPC, CPMA, CRC, AAPC Fellow Healthcare fraud is a thriving enterprise in the United States. The latest statistics from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services ...
Secure payment and see fewer claim losses to  gain revenue for your practice. Submitting claims to insurance companies is the easiest part of billing. The bigger problem is securing payment. Knowing what the hold up is may be half your battle. Keep Your Eye on the Clock If you filed claims back in January and, come November, ...
In a recent blog post Kaero.com, author Lisa Eramo discusses the importance of hiring a certified medical coder in healthcare facilities. The article highlights many of the benefits of having a certified coder on staff, including coding accuracy, improved documentation, and internal auditing. Eramo also identifies various AAPC certifications and what each credential brings to ...
Dec 7th, 2016
Being a rockstar medical coder will take more than going to school and passing your AAPC certification exam. Hard work and dedication to the career are apart of the journey to stardom. View our infographic below to see if you have what it takes to take your career to the top.   Infographic: 5 Traits ...