Sep 19th, 2019
We are living in the age of big data and The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) is no exception.  Physicians should be cognizant of CMS’s use of Comparative Billing Report (CBR), especially if they are billing certain services.  Most recently, CBR announced they are reviewing reports on upper and lower endoscopy on different dates ...
Sep 19th, 2019
With most people on social media nowadays, it is easy to stay connected wherever you are. Do you check Instagram, Facebook, Twitter or LinkedIn on your computer, tablet, or even your phone during the span of the day? AAPC is on those sites, so check them out too! AAPC has two Facebook groups. Both require ...
Sep 19th, 2019
Mary Wood, CPC, CPC-I, CRC and I are looking forward to the October AAPC Regional Conference in Seattle. It is an exciting time to be a coder/auditor/practice manager as CMS is making sweeping policy changes. We will be giving a presentation on new E/M changes with a focus on how you can accommodate these changes ...
Sep 19th, 2019
Hi everyone! It was great to see many of you at the New York Regional conference in August. If you haven’t attended a regional conference, it’s a great way to network with other AAPC members in your area and get to know people outside of your chapter. If you are considering attending an AAPC national ...
Sep 19th, 2019
Don’t Let Excluded Credits Balances Hide Collectible Revenue By Vanessa Moldovan, CPC, CPPM, CPMA You may have encountered this situation: Your boss assigns you accounts receivable (A/R) follow up and among the various parameters, such as “over 90 days old” and “commercial payers only,” instructs you to “not work any credit balances.” Out of curiosity, you ...