American Academy of Professional Coders


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(AAPC) (ă-mer'i-kăn ă-kad'ĕ-mē prō-fesh'ŭn-ăl kō'dĕrz)
A national organization that offers three specialized certifications for medical coders: that for coders in a physician's office is guaranteed by Certified Professional Coder (CPC), for coding billing for outpatients in a hospital Certified Professional Coder-Hospital (CPC-H), and for payer perspective coding, Certified Professional Coder-Payer (CPC-P).
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The TDS said successful trainees would be obtaining their certification from the American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC), the largest medical coding certifying organization.
We engage high quality qualified and experienced resources, certified by various schools, such as the American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC) and American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA).
Simultaneously, coders began the educational process by utilizing resources from such organizations as the American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC), the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), and a multitude of training tools offered by private insurers.
Stephanie Jones, CPC-EMS, is vice president of member services at the American Academy of Professional Coders, the nation's largest education and credentialing association for medical coders.
Through its subsidiary, American Academy of Professional Coders, or AAPC, Eli is a leading provider of education, examinations, and certifications to the medical coding profession.
has acquired the American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC; Salt Lake City, UT), an association that certifies medical coders for physician offices, outpatient facilities and claims processing operations.
The sample letter from an outside auditor shown here (figure) explains that patient encounters are reviewed by nurses and physicians who have been certified by the American Academy of Professional Coders.
CPC is granted through the American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC).
Presented by Rhonda Buckholtz, vice president of ICD-10 Training and Education, American Academy of Professional Coders
Hence, successful trainees will obtain certification from the American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC), the largest medical coding certifying organization.
The course prepares students to earn the Certified Coding Associate (CCA) credential offered by AHIMA as well as the Certified Professional Coder (CPC) credentials offered by the American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC).

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