Blog posts that discuss medical coding and billing certifications, and what you need to do to get them and use them properly.

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Medical Coding Academy: What Sets Us Apart

Medical Coding Academy: What Sets Us Apart All of us have options these days. Whether it’s a cup of coffee, a smartphone, a car or a house, there are plenty of choices available. The same even applies to education. But just because there are options doesn’t mean they are all the same. This is especially…

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4 New Year’s Resolutions for Medical Coders

I think we can all agree that we’re happy about the fact that 2020 is in the rear-view mirror. If you’re looking and hoping for a better year in 2021, it’s a good idea to start things off on the right foot by developing healthy habits. Instead of traditional weight loss or financial wellness goals,…

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5 Non-Medical Coding Jobs a Medical Coding Certification Prepares You For

You might think you can only get a medical coding job with a medical coding certification. That’s a fair thing to think. In reality, though, medical coding certifications actually give you a variety of skill sets that you can put to use if you’re having trouble landing that first medical coding job. They also make…

3 Ways Healthcare Organizations Can Empower Remote Employees

3 Ways Healthcare Organizations Can Empower Remote Employees

Many businesses have been catching up to the healthcare industry this year when it comes to remote employees. (After all, medical coders and billers often work from home—and do it well, we might add.) More healthcare organizations are employing remote employees or transitioning more roles to work-from home positions. To ensure remote employees are productive,…

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3 Medical Coding Academy Testimonials We’re Grateful For This Thanksgiving

This year has been tough on all of us. It’s during these tumultuous times that it’s helpful to focus on the positive things in life. At Medical Coding Academy, we’re grateful for our students every single day. In honor of Thanksgiving, we’d like to highlight three students in particular. Here are three Medical Coding Academy…

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3 Ways Healthcare Companies Can Improve Their Medical Coding Accuracy

Whether you run a regional hospital network or an individual medical practice, one thing is for sure: medical coding is important. A crucial part of the documentation and insurance process, medical codes need to be consistent, organized and accurate. Today, we’ll be discussing how to improve the latter. If you’re a healthcare company looking to…

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Which Medical Coding and Billing Profession Should I Choose?

Which Medical Coding and Billing Profession Should I Choose? If you’ve decided that you’d like to pursue a career in medical coding, good for you! The only question now is which profession within medical coding and billing you’ll choose. You see, there are multiple different roles and professions within the medical coding industry. While you…

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The Benefits of a Medical Coding Career

The Benefits of a Medical Coding Career In case you aren’t familiar with medical coding by now, medical coders extract key medical words and convert them to industry-standard medical codes (aka numbers). These codes are sent to insurance companies to produce paychecks for physicians, clinics, facilities and even hospitals for their services. Medical coding is…

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Exploring Your Post-COVID-19 Job Options

Exploring Your Post-COVID-19 Job Options It’s no secret that COVID-19 threw a wrench in many of our plans. Graduations changed their format, many of us lost our jobs and those of us who kept our jobs saw them change. And vacation plans? Those are up in the air as well. Today, however, we’ll be focusing…

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New Product Preview: Medical Coding Mock Exam Book

Medical Coding Academy has always been at the forefront of the medical coding industry when it comes to innovative ideas. We were among the first to offer an affordable, fully comprehensive online training course for the medical coding certification exam in Medical Coding Academy Online and our products are always improving and expanding to help…