Partners and Affiliates
American Academy of Professional Coders™ was founded in 1988 to provide education and professional certification to physician-based medical coders and to elevate the standards of medical coding by providing training, certification, networking, and job opportunities. Since then, AAPC has grown to over 190,000 members worldwide and offers 28 certifications encompassing the entire business side of healthcare, including professional service coding (CPC®), professional billing (CPB™), medical auditing (CPMA™), clinical documentation (CDEO™), medical compliance (CPCO™), and physician practice management (CPPM™)
Certifications demonstrate a professional’s working knowledge to support cleaner claim submission, faster reimbursement, fewer denials, and better run practices and facilities.
AAPC offers superior training for all stages of a healthcare career, whether it be those new to the business of healthcare or experienced medical professionals seeking to advance with the latest industry trends.
The American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) is a professional association for health professionals involved in the health information management needed to deliver quality health care to the public. Traditionally focused mainly on hospitals and paper medical records, the field presently covers all health information technology systems, including electronic health records, clinical decision support systems, and so on, for all segments of health care.
Central Texas College is a two-year, open admissions institution which provides educational opportunities to students locally, nationally and internationally. The purpose of CTC, as set forth in Section 130 of the Texas Education Code, is to provide:
- Technical programs up to two years in length leading to associate degrees and/or certificates,
- Vocational programs leading directly to employment in semi-skilled and skilled operations;
- Freshman and sophomore level courses in arts and sciences;
- Continuing adult education programs for occupational upgrading or cultural enrichment;
- Compensatory education programs designed to fulfill the commitment of an admissions policy allowing the enrollment of disadvantaged students;
- A continuing program of counseling and guidance designed to assist students in achieving their individual educational goals;
- Workforce development programs designed to meet local and statewide needs;
- Adult literacy and other basic skills programs for adults; and
- Such other purposes as may be prescribed by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board or local governing boards in the best interest of postsecondary education in Texas.
The United States Department of Labor is a cabinet-level department of the U.S. federal government responsible for occupational safety, wage and hour standards, unemployment insurance benefits, reemployment services, and some economic statistics; many U.S. states also have such departments. The department is headed by the U.S. Secretary of Labor.
Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) is the state agency charged with overseeing and providing workforce development services to employers and job seekers of Texas. TWC strengthens the Texas economy by providing the workforce development component of the Governor’s economic development strategy. Texas boasts an incredibly skilled workforce ready to attract enterprise to the Lone Star State. By focusing on the needs of employers, TWC gives Texas the competitive edge necessary to draw business here.
Since 1927, the mission of the Texas Veterans Commission has been to advocate for and provide superior service to veterans that will significantly improve the quality of life for all Texas veterans, their families, and survivors. Our purpose has always been to act as the state appointed advocate of Texas veterans as they attempt to secure the benefits rightfully earned in exchange for their service in our nation’s armed forces.
The Veterans Affairs education benefits help Veterans, service members, and their qualified family members with needs like paying college tuition, finding the right school or training program, and getting career counseling.
Project XTern is a program through AAPC for individuals looking for a medical coding externship. The program is designed to match beginning coders with facilities willing to give them field experience.
As the largest not-for-profit healthcare system in Texas, their strategy is to make sure to change for the better as healthcare continues to change. Baylor Scott and White Health’s missions is “Founded as a Christian ministry of healing, Baylor Scott and White Health promotes the well-being of all individuals, families, and communities” (BSWHealth, 2019).
The CSI Companies and its four divisions provide turnkey staffing solutions to businesses across the country. Select one of our areas of expertise to learn about our process and see some of the positions we are staffing today.
Project Resume is dedicated to supporting the career success of medical coders through resume restyling and professional development skills.
CodersDirect is a national database of medical coders, billers, non-bedside nurses and physicians that are seeking employment and contract opportunities. CodersDirect is not a recruiter, employer or staffing company.
CodersDirect actively solicits candidates and presents their qualifications, abilities and background to potential employers in a searchable format. Each candidate completes a series of questions related to their experience and adds a personal narrative highlighting their experience and qualifications. This format results in a more accurate and detailed assessment by employers and greatly reduces recruiting time and expense.
CodersDirect has established itself as the “go to” site for recruiters and candidates. In 2019 Coders Direct expanded the database to include Physicians and Nurses that provide non bedside services such as audits, education, appeals, utilization reviews, CDI, and other revenue-based functions.
CodersDirect also provides FREE job board postings (over 1.8 million views in 2018). Job posts are included in our weekly newsletter to over 60k subscribers, posted to numerous social media sites and appear on in the websites of affiliated health organizations.