Have You Heard? – March 20, 2019
It may be the first day of Spring, but for some parts of the country, you wouldn’t think so yet. A recent article on the website The Muse reminds us about some practical tips for staying healthy while it’s still winter-like.
Tips for Staying Healthy Working in an Office
Have You Heard? – January 30, 2019
New codes in the 2019 CPT show how technology is changing service delivery in healthcare. Check out this article from Mitchell International, a firm in the property and casualty industry.
New 2019 CPT technology-related codes
Have You Heard? – December 12, 2018
Today we introduce our newest member of the course line-up, CPT for Mental & Behavioral Health. It earns 10.0 preapproved AAPC CEUs, and is a comprehensive overview of CPT coding and guidelines for providers of mental and behavioral health services. Check out the details on the course web page!
All about CPT for Mental and Behavioral Health
Have You Heard? – June 21, 2018
ICD10monitor editorial board member, consultant and trainer Laurie Johnson observes that the 2018 ICD-10-CM provides very little for coding sexual harassment. Check out the results of her research, in her article recently posted on the ICD10monitor website.
ICD-10-CM Lacks Detail for Sexual Harassment
Have You Heard? – June 13, 2018
Earlier this year we posted about an infographic summarizing AAPC Product Marketing Manager Alex McKinley’s concept of “5 Traits of a Rock Star Medical Coder”. One of those key traits is problem-solving ability. Here’s an article that appeared on the Fast Company website on honing your skills at problem solving:
5 Ways to Hone Your Problem Solving Abilities
Have You Heard? – February 9, 2018
In our Twitter feed (https://twitter.com/hbollc) we recently tweeted the link to an article on minimizing workplace negativity. Many think it’s a problem that they can’t really affect, but then again, maybe you can make a difference:
Minimizing Negativity in the Workplace
Have You Heard? – January 24, 2018
In a December 7, 2016 blog post on the AAPC website, AAPC Product Marketing Manager Alex McKinley introduced the concept of “5 Traits of a Rockstar Medical Coder”. The post included an infographic that explains the 5 traits:
- Critical thinker
- Detail oriented
That was a great way to capture the 5 areas of skills that all good coders have and continuously improve upon, and those qualities are still applicable today. We’ll have more to say about honing your skills for each of the traits, but for now, download the PDF of the infographic below:
Infographic- 5 Traits of a Rockstar Medical Coder