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Aug 20th, 2019
Medical coders, billers, auditors, and other healthcare business professionals started Day 2 of AAPC’s Regional Conference in New York City getting the scoop on the proposed changes to evaluation and management (E/M) services coding and guidelines. E/M Guidelines Changes Are About Time Conference attendees were eager to hear Raemarie Jimenez, CPC, CDEO, CIC, CPB, CPMA, ...
Use your job-related pet peeves to initiate better communication in your healthcare organization. Pet peeves are things other people do that annoy you. I’m sure you can think of lots of things your physicians do that get on your nerves. Here’s my top 10 list of a medical coder’s pet peeves, with tips for resolution. ...
Jun 5th, 2019
Men still command higher salaries than women in the same occupation, according to an article published by the U.S. Census Bureau, and education doesn’t help matters. “While workers with a bachelor’s degree earn about double that of their co-workers without a college education, the difference between men’s and women’s earnings widens with more education,” demographer ...
There are ways to represent professionalism, but what does it really mean to you? Is it: How  you dress, where you work, the places you go, or the people you associate with? The level of education you’ve accomplished, the school you attended, or the number of credentials behind your name? How much education does it ...
The key to setting the course for working-at-home success is in a Diana Ross song. Do you know where you’re going to? Do you like the things that life is showing you? Do you know … This verse of Diana Ross’s song prompts me to reflect on my career goals and where I am in ...