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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She is a member of San Angelo Chamber of Commerce, Healthcare Compliance Association, and the American Academy of Professional Coders and a former member of American Medical Billers Associations.
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.
Two major certifying bodies are the American Health Information Management Association (www.ahima.org) and the American Academy of Professional Coders (www.aapc.com).
The American Academy of Professional Coders (www.aapc.com) devotes an entire section of its Web site to ICD-10.
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.
The Coding Institute (Naples, FL), a supplier of medical coding information and a division of Eli Research (Washington, D.C.), 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.

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