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, ...
In CMS
Dec 10th, 2014
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is collaborating with the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) for a webinar on ICD-10 and CDI, today, (Wednesday, December 10) from 12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. ET. The webinar will cover: Why detailed clinical documentation is important for the ICD-10 transition Steps for training your staff ...
In Billing
Nov 26th, 2014
Learn how to certify your patients for the Medicare Home Health Benefit, December 16. The calendar year 2015 Home Health Prospective Payment System final rule finalized a new patient certification requirement for home health agencies beginning January 1, 2015. During this MLN Connects™ National Provider Call, Center for Medicare & Medicaid subject matter experts will ...
Oct 27th, 2014
With the aim of helping more physicians get on board with healthcare reform, the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) announced, October 23, that it will invest $840 million over the next four years in a new initiative: the Transforming Clinical Practice Initiative. There were 850,085 physicians in 2010 with an active license to practice medicine ...
Jan 13th, 2012
The American Hospital Association’s (AHA’s) Physician Leadership Forum will discuss the implications of the current legislative and regulatory environment in Washington during a free webinar Jan. 26 at 3:30 p.m. EST. The 90-minute webinar will review key Medicare physician payment changes for 2012, including the Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS), e-prescribing, and Electronic H...