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  • Fri, 11/13/2015 - 15:17
    5 Must-Read Books Medical Transcriptionist

    A medical transcription career fits the lifestyle of military spouses because it’s portable and flexible. Medical transcription, like most medical careers, is always in demand. The key to getting this type of job is to enroll in a top-quality course in…

  • Mon, 03/16/2015 - 14:48
    Resume Tips for Medical Billers and Coders

    How do you make an effective resume? Here are some resume tips that can help aspiring medical billers and coders. In addition to obtaining certifications from the AAPC (American Academy of Professional Coders) and being confident in your skills set, one…

  • Mon, 02/09/2015 - 19:41
    Medical Coders and Billers To Be Replaced by Software

    Before entering any career field, it is important to research the status of the industry. You would not wish to spend your time, effort, and money to train and enter a career field that is not growing or is in severe decline. The Occupational Outlook…

  • Mon, 11/03/2014 - 16:03
    Career Outlook for Medical Coders

    As a medical billing and coding instructor, I am frequently asked about the career outlook for medical coding and billing jobs. This is actually a great question for any prospective student to ask. Wasting time and money to train into a dying career is…

  • Wed, 09/24/2014 - 19:45
    Should I Become Certified in Medical Coding

    Medical coding is a popular and in demand career right now. Due to the new healthcare laws and aging of today’s baby boomer population, more people are seeking healthcare service, which creates a high demand for qualified healthcare personnel within the…

  • Wed, 02/19/2014 - 19:19
    Commonly Used CPT Codes in Medical Coding

    Welcome to the world of medical coding! Are you just starting out in the field? Are you a medical transcriptionist who’s thinking of transferring to the medical coding and billing industry? Well, while you may do a little bit of adjusting, just remember…

  • Wed, 01/08/2014 - 18:24
    The Year that Was for Certified Billing and Coding Specialists

    2013 has been quite a year for the whole allied healthcare industry. A number of high-profile cases concerning coding and billing fraud made headlines last year, and so did the hullabaloo surrounding the impending ICD-10 update. Found below are the top…

  • Mon, 11/04/2013 - 07:52
    How to become a medical coding specialist

    Every medical of health service performed has a alphanumerical code value which is called Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) and International Classification of Diseases (ICD). ICD 9 standard is currently being used but ICD 10 is set to be launched by…

  • Thu, 02/21/2013 - 14:00
    ICD-10 Prep on a Budget

    When the ICD-10 implementation date moved to October 1, 2014, just about everybody in the medical community and healthcare industry heaved a big sigh of relief. The collective reaction is understandable. Transitioning from the current ICD-9 code set to…

  • Tue, 02/05/2013 - 18:31
    5 Tips for Studying Online

    Like so many in the 21st century, you have chosen to advance your education and career by enrolling in an online course. Next step—make the new learning environment work for you. Here are some not-so-modern pointers and some modern considerations to…