Sep 21st, 2018
The healthcare industry is a fast-paced, ever-changing business that never rests. Perpetual changes to federal regulations, code sets, and technology make it nearly impossible to stay up to date. But stay up to date we must to ensure compliance and receipt of proper reimbursement for healthcare services and supplies. If only there was one place you could turn to ...
Don’t miss out on all that membership has to offer you. During a September National Advisory Board (NAB) committee call, the topic of AAPC member benefits, resources, and tools came up, and a lively conversation ensued. Angela Clements, CPC, CPC-I, CEMC, CGSC, COSC, CCS, AAPC Fellow, then asked the board, “Is there an AAPC benefit, ...
Jul 19th, 2017
Do you ever feel like you are working in a void with no one to go to when you have a coding (or billing, compliance, etc.) question? I travel a lot, for work, and almost as much for fun, and the number of people I’ve met in the healthcare community who’ve expressed feeling alone and ...
Dec 9th, 2016
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) are releasing a mobile application called Health Information at Your Finger Tips CDC 24/7, allowing you to access health information as needed. The agency says it features important health articles, Disease of the Week, popular journals, prevention tips, and updates timed with new concerns and events. This ...
AAPC’s 2017 codebooks are a reflection of its members and their needs. Codebooks are as important to us as knives are to a chef. The feel, familiarity, and trust we enjoy when we open a codebook is not too different from what a top chef enjoys when she grasps her trusty knife and begins to ...