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March 03, 2011
Carl Natale

Upcoming AHA, AAPC ICD-10 events

This month will see at least two ICD-10 educational sessions, with an eye toward coders. First, the AHA (American Hospital Association), then the AAPC (American Academy of Professional Coders) will...
February 25, 2011
Carl Natale

AAPC opens ICD-10 resource site

At the same time ICD-10 was a hot topic at HIMSS11, another industry body, AAPC, was gearing up to help healthcare entities comply with the new code sets. The American Academy of Professional Coders...
August 18, 2010
Carl Natale

ICD-10 Coders Academy details new tool

The ICD-10 Coders Academy announced a coding tool it claims makes for “fail-proof ICD-10 implementation.” Given the broad one-to-many nature of switching from ICD-9 to ICD-10 codes, that may prove...
July 23, 2010
Carl Natale

AAPC shares 6 steps for ICD-10 documentation strategy

Calling clinical documentation one of the largest hurdles its constituency faces, the American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC) this week offered up its advice on the matter. And ICD-10, at...
July 16, 2010
Carl Natale

AHIMA's 6 tips for coding consistency

Medical coders can count on ICD-10 to change their lives. Some say the sheer number of new codes will make coding more chaotic, while others insist the greater specificity will actually make it more...
June 09, 2010
Carl Natale

AAPC hands out trio of coding awards

The American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC) on Tuesday announced its 2009 Coder of the Year, Networker of the Year, and Chapter of the Year recipients. The group chose member Nancy G. Higgins...