AAPC partners with Affirm to offer financing options for online courses and conferences. AAPC recognizes that certain expenses are crucial to advancing your career, and we’re committed to making those higher-cost purchases more affordable. With the help of a company called Affirm, we now offer a monthly payment plan option on our certification courses and ...
Jun 25th, 2018
There is a debate about which type of training—classroom-based or independent study—is the best: but I think, in the case of coding, it is important to understand how a live class and independent training complement one another. I have met coders who were independently trained, and coders who were trained in a live class, and ...
Feb 2nd, 2018
Coders play a broader role in reimbursement and compliance as the U.S. healthcare system reinvents itself. Healthcare reimbursement is changing from being based on pay for service to being based on the quality and efficacy of care. New data transfer technologies, code sets, and regulations tug at the industry, forcing it to invent new ways ...
Stroll along the path to healthcare compliance. Effective compliance training can increase efficiency, allow providers to deliver higher quality care, ensure legal compliance, and maximize financial gain. Not sure where to start? Check out our easy, step-by-step process. Step 1: Know Your Entity Type Small physician offices have different compliance training requirements than large hospital ...
Meet the needs of payment model programs through provider training. By Mary E. Wood, CPC, CPC-I Risk adjustment payment models have become more common, but the various programs do not have cohesive or consistent guidelines. Let’s consider the educational needs this creates in your facility or practice, and steps you can take to meet those ...