​Medical Coding for Patients, Nurses, and Doctors

Rae Jimenez, Chief Product Officer at AAPC discusses medical coding and why it’s important for patients to know “what’s the code” prior to getting a surgery or procedure and how nurses and doctors can better advise their patients. Medical coding has also become a great career for many people allowing some to work from home.

Rae has over 30 years’ experience in the healthcare industry. She is a nationally recognized speaker and thought leader in the business of healthcare. She serves as a coding liaison to the AMA CPT ® Editorial Panel.

Prior to joining the AAPC, she spent many years running billing and coding departments, provider education programs, and client services for Jackson Memorial Hospital. At ConCorde Career Institute, she served as assistant academic dean, program director for the coding and medical assistant programs and director of graduate services. Ms. Jimenez received her Bachelor of Arts degree in psychology from Florida Atlantic University.

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