Mar 27th, 2018
AAPC is proud to announce My AAPC, a free application for your phone or tablet that allows you fast, easy access to your AAPC membership benefits, exam results, and more. Using My AAPC, you can: Review and update your AAPC profile. Quickly view your membership status and renewal information. View registered events and upcoming events. Quickly access Healthcare ...
Apr 9th, 2012
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SALT LAKE CITY—April 9, 2012— AAPC (www.aapc.com), the nation’s largest training and credentialing association for the business side of medicine, announced its upcoming May workshop, entitled “Clinical Documentation Improvement”. This timely workshop will address the quality of documentation needed to keep practice’s medical coding accurate. Improved clinical documentation can: Enable accurate cod...
Feb 7th, 2011
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What: AAPC is hosting an educational workshop entitled, “Advanced Surgical Chart Auditing” authored by Rhonda Buckholtz, CPC, CPMA, CPC-I, CENTC, CGSC, COBGC, CPEDC. This workshop teaches participants how to completely and accurately review and validate surgical services from a compliance perspective.  With the amount and scope of payer audits increasing, internal auditing is more important ...
Feb 1st, 2011
By Charla Prillaman, CPC, CPMC, CPC-I, CCC, CEMC, CHCO The number and scope of external auditing agencies pursuing improper payments are increasing significantly, making medical record auditing more important than ever. If you think your practice is exempt, consider this: The “Improper Medicare Fee-For-Service Payments Report: November 2009,” revealed that 7.8 percent of Medicare dollars ...
Oct 23rd, 2009
When you open the October 2013 Coding Edge, we’ll be using ICD-10-CM. After more than a decade of false starts and revisions, we are all finally packing for destination ICD-10, which features a new language of an enormous but elegant “smart code” set. For a profession whose members weather weekly reimbursement rules and quarterly code ...