SALT LAKE CITY, Nov. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- AAPC (www.aapc.com), the leader in credentialing the business side of medicine, will kick off ICD-10 code set training at the 2013 April national conference in Orlando, FL, followed by 7 independent regional conferences scheduled through 2014. The conferences combine both general and specialty training and offer several supplementary ICD-10 sessions to fulfill the specific needs of all practice sizes. The training schedule allows participants advance preparation and timely implementation.
"Our comprehensive ICD-10 training conferences will cover the universally applicable changes as well as those specific to 14 different specialty fields," said Rhonda Buckholtz, vice president of ICD-10 training and education. "For those not able to attend these conferences we will also offer boot camps in more than 70 cities and an online version of the training as well."
Registration for the ICD-10 regional conferences will begin in the Fall, at an early bird price of $595 for AAPC members. For full details please visit http://www.aapc.com/ICD-10/icd-10-conferences.aspx.
AAPC (www.aapc.com) is the nation's largest training and credentialing association for the business side of medicine, with more than 118,000 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.