Officers:


President
Deloris L Radziunas, CPC, CPC-H
deloris.radziunas@ynhh.org

Vice President
Lynn Festa, CPC
lynn.festa@yale.edu

Treasurer
Theresa M Dyrek, CPC
theresa.dyrek@yale.edu

Secretary
Karen McLean, CPC
karen.mclean@yale.edu

Education Officer
Katalin Kerekes, CPC
katalin.kerekes@yale.edu

New Member Development Officer
Heather Petrone, CPC
heather.petrone@yale.edu

Board of Directors-
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Chapter AAPC
PO BOX
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New Haven,
CT 06520

 

 

 

 

   

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Annual AAPC Conference
New Haven Chapter
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Annual Conference Brochure with registration form to be added soon. Please contact karen.mclean@yale.edu for registration form
speakers and notes

Annual Conference Brochure

Officers Responsibilites

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2014 Meeting Dates



January 16th   TAC
   
February 20th   TBA TBA 
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March 20th   
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April 17th   TBA TBA 
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Directions:

 

TAC- on the corner of Cedar Street and Congress Ave. (8AM Registration, 8:30AM Meeting Start) N107 is large Auditorium main level

Brady: Enter Lauder Hall at 310 Cedar Street. (Without a key card, please see the guard at 330 Cedar Street.) Go left to end of hallway, turn left at the end of next hallway, go left again until you approach auditorium.

 

American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC)

AAPC is a nonprofit association for health care professionals, founded in 1988 to raise the professional standards of coders by providing on going education, recognition and certification. National AAPC has over 13,000 members in all 50 states and internationally

Our Goals:

To enhance the professional standards for professional coders through continuing education and certification.
To increase awareness of the importance of procedural coding for medical practices and facilites and the impact of coding on reimbursement.
To provide ongoing support services information and products useful to professional coders.

Our Mission Statement:

To establish and maintain professional, ethical and educational standards for professional coders.
To provide a National Certification and Credentialing process.
To support the national and local membership by providing educational products and opportunities to network.
To increase and promote national recognition and awareness of health issues.

Connecticut Chapter

Why we started our chapter?

Those of us involved in coding and the healthcare field in general, realized that the responsibilites placed on coders and the emphasis given to CPT-4 and ICD-9 coding has increased tremendously. The accuracy of coding and the comprehension of its impact and importance for compliance and reimbursement have become essential to the physician practices in our area. We wanted to provide knowledge, networking and a certification process to the coding professionals in Connecticut, and to emphasize and promote professionalism and intergrity for our members.

This is our eighth year with the AAPC and our membership has grown consistently over that time period. We have established a Board of Directors to provide guidance to our officers, an outreach program for making our presence known in the community and to create a resource of colleagues and mentors within our geographic area.

 
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About the AAPC
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Local Chapter
Proctor/Exam Dates:
February 23rd
March 30th
June 1st
September 28th
November 16th
December 14th


8:30 a.m. to 2:10 p.m.
the exam length is 5 hours and 40 minutes. Examinees may take breaks as needed during the exam but break time taken will not be added back in to the exam length.

All exams will be given at Branford Hall
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