SALT LAKE CITY, Nov. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- AAPC (www.aapc.com), the leader in credentialing the business side of medicine, will host its 21st annual health care business conference in Orlando, FL on April 14-17 at Disney's Coronado Springs Resort. Health care professionals nationwide will have the opportunity to learn and discuss the hottest industry trends in medical coding, billing, auditing, compliance, and practice management.
The 2013 National Conference will also mark AAPC's launch of ICD-10-CM general code set training – with a full conference track providing comprehensive education for medical coders to prepare for the 2014 implementation of ICD-10. The National Conference will be followed by seven independent regional conferences scheduled through 2014, combining both ICD-10-CM general and specialty code set training and offering supplementary ICD-10 sessions to meet the specific needs of all practice sizes.
"All our conferences provide an unmatched opportunity to learn in a hands-on environment and network with other industry leaders and professionals," said Bill Davies, AAPC vice president of live educational events. "This conference features more sessions than ever before in a delightful setting at the Coronado Springs Resort. We invite all in our industry to join us; this is one event not to be missed."
2013 National Conference highlights include:
- More than 72 educational sessions and up to 18 CEUs
- ICD-10-CM: General Code Set Training
- The critically acclaimed Anatomy Expo
Conference and hotel packages start at $1050 through January 23, available via the conference homepage (http://www.aapc.com/medical-coding-education/conferences/national/orlando/index.aspx).
AAPC (www.aapc.com) is the nation's largest training and credentialing association for the business side of medicine, with more than 119,000 members representing physician offices, outpatient facilities, and payer environments. AAPC certifications validate the knowledge and expertise of health care professionals in disciplines including medical coding, auditing, compliance, and practice management. AAPC offers the industry-leading Certified Professional Coder (CPC®), Certified Professional Medical Auditor (CPMA®), Certified Professional Compliance Officer (CPCO™), and Certified Physician Practice Manager (CPPM®) credentials, along with more than 20 specialty-specific coding credentials. AAPC also provides a wide variety of continuing education, resources, and networking opportunities.