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Healthicity and AAPC Launch Annual Industry Report

Compliance, Coding and Auditing Insights From Over 1,200 Healthcare Professionals

SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH, April 12, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Today, Healthicity, a healthcare compliance software company, along with AAPC, the leader in training and certification for the business of healthcare, announced the release of their 2017 Annual Compliance and Auditing Survey Report.

The industry report for healthcare is comprised of survey data taken from over 1,200 coding, auditing, compliance, and healthcare executives. The survey was made available to healthcare professionals in October and was conducted over two months. The survey was designed to understand how healthcare professionals and organizations manage their compliance and auditing programs.

The annual report is the first of its kind for Healthicity and AAPC. Inside the over 40 questions, the report reveals, amongst other things, how compliance programs are funded, the state of technology in healthcare billing and compliance, and the level of satisfaction healthcare professionals feel in their chosen career.  

Of the reports, Healthicity's President, Dr. Barry Johnson said, "This annual report reveals where organizations stand in their compliance and auditing programs and serves as an industry benchmark. It will be a very useful tool to help healthcare professionals better manage their own compliance and audit programs - and their careers."

About Healthicity:

Healthicity (http://www.Healthicity.com) is driven by the idea of delivering simple, intuitive solutions that solve the challenges you face in healthcare. We are engineers, coders, auditors, artists, and teachers. And where some see complexity, we see opportunity.

About AAPC:

AAPC (http://www.aapc.com) is the largest training and credentialing association for the business of healthcare. More than 150,000 members represent physician offices, outpatient facilities, and payer organizations. AAPC certifications validate the knowledge and expertise of healthcare professionals in disciplines including medical coding, billing, auditing, compliance and practice management.

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Please direct all questions and comments to Cordell Hammond, Director of Marketing, Healthicity. He can be reached via email at .
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