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AAPC Hosts 2012 Regional Conference in Chicago

SALT LAKE CITY, Oct. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- AAPC (, the leader in enabling the business side of medicine, hosts its 2012 Regional Conference in Chicago on October 25-27, 2012 at the Hyatt Regency hotel. Health care professionals from all over the country will get the opportunity to learn and discuss the hottest industry topics, including ICD-10, practice management, auditing, and medical coding and billing.

"All our conferences provide an unmatched opportunity to learn in a hands-on environment and network with other industry leaders and professionals and this regional conference in Chicago is no exception," said Bill Davies, AAPC vice president, Live Educational Events. "This conference features amazing speakers and an equally amazing venue at the Hyatt Regency. We invite all in our industry to join us, this is one event not to be missed."

The 2012 Regional Conference highlights several amazing sessions including:

  • ICD-10: What You Need to Do Now
  • Capturing Revenue Through Appeals (for Physician Practices)
  • Are You Sure You Can Bill Preventive Services?
  • Surgical Auditing
  • Legal Issues In Coding: Coding Right and the Risks If You Don't
  • The Exciting Future of Practice Management
  • Documentation Feedback Strategies - Communicating with Your Doctor
  • Medical Necessity - What Is It?

AAPC member registration for the conference is $350 and the non-member is $550. Conference and hotel packages are also available via the conference home page.

About AAPC:
AAPC ( is the nation's largest training and credentialing association for the business side of medicine, with more than 117,000 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.