Apr 23rd, 2019
I was recently asked what the value of local chapter meetings was by a newly certified member. I was a little taken back that she did not know the core value on which AAPC was founded, which is networking. Local chapters were key to AAPC  in the beginning, and they continue to be today. That is ...
Become an expert in identifying, correcting, and preventing denials. Denied claims are as common and predictable as having a child spike a fever before a big holiday, and every practice or group finds itself wrestling with corrections and resubmissions. But if you ask AAPC’s Director of Curriculum Katherine Abel, CPC, CPB, CPMA, CPPM, CPC-I, AAPC ...
Medical group shows you how to offset fee-for-service revenue loss by effectively using a pay-for-performance model. The journey toward value in healthcare — increasing your organization’s ability to take on risk by elevating quality of care and reducing costs — is not without bumps in the road. Success often depends on how well you navigate ...
The alternative is long-term financial loss and patient dissatisfaction. Change is hard, but failing to change imposes a high cost. It costs more to stay broken than to make changes you need. This article teaches you a three-step approach to make difficult but necessary changes in your healthcare practice or facility. Change Is Necessary for ...
It’s essential and surprisingly easy when you know who to trust. New regulations, code updates, final rules, technology — ugh! Sometimes, it just seems like too much to manage, doesn’t it? The trick is to filter out all the white noise and hone in on just the information you need. At AAPC, we do this ...