AAPC’s Vice President of Strategic Development Rhonda Buckhotz was recognized by The Workgroup for Electronic Data Interchange (WEDI), receiving the Outstanding Leadership Award. The honor recognizes her for the consistent contribution to growth and success she has made in the healthcare industry. Buckholtz has more than 20 years of experience in healthcare, working in the ...
In ICD-10
Nov 1st, 2016
The Workgroup for Electronic Data Interchange (WEDI) released an issue brief providing additional information to organizations regarding several key points of confusion for healthcare providers and organizations. The brief primarily addresses Guideline 19 from the 2017 ICD-10-CM Coding Guidelines. WEDI also further clarifies ICD-10 flexibilities in the document. According to WEDI, Guideline 19 has ...
Apr 30th, 2014
An emergency summit was held today by WEDI in an effort to create a road map for medical professionals in response to the ICD-10 delay. There has been no official announcement on the new date, but many are speculating it will be pushed back by one year. Rhonda Buckholtz, VP of ICD training and education ...
Feb 17th, 2014
AAPC along with the Workgroup for Electronic Data Interchange (WEDI) and the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), have worked together toward formation of the ICD-10 Implementation Success Initiative. The purpose of the initiative is to ensure successful ICD-10 implementation for all healthcare industry stakeholders, including healthcare providers, payers, clearinghouses, and vendors...