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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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 specifically on those who lost…

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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…

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New Product Preview: Medical Coding Exam Prep Study Cases 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…

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5 New Year’s Resolutions for Medical Coders and Billers

5 New Year’s Resolutions for Medical Coders and Billers When the New Year comes along, many people use it as an opportunity to lose weight or eat better. Others try and kick a bad habit, like smoking. Still others try and get their finances on track. While these are all well and good, they don’t…

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The Importance of a Compliance Officer Credential (CPCO)

The Importance of a Compliance Officer Credential (CPCO) Compliance Officers are required to have a vast knowledge of government laws, regulations and guidelines since the officer develops and monitors compliance departments, including internal compliance reviews, audits and risk assessments. Read on to learn more about what CPCOs are, the career opportunities you’ll have with a…

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The Importance of a Specialty Medical Coding Credential

The Importance of a Specialty Medical Coding Credential All industries have specialists. In the medical industry, for example, you have general doctors who address a wide variety of issues, but you also have those who specialize in feet, hands, the spine and more. Medical coding is no different. While you can get your medical coding…

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The Importance of an Outpatient Medical Coder Credential (COC)

The Importance of an Outpatient Medical Coder Credential (COC) Outpatient Medical Coders are among the highest demand in the medical industry. Why? Since physicians often leave their private practice to join hospital groups, they need someone to handle the medical coding and billing at their new location. That’s where an Outpatient Medical Coder credential (COC®)…

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5 Practical Tips for Passing Your Medical Coding Certification Exam

5 Practical Tips for Passing Your Medical Coding Certification Exam If you’re like the majority of Americans, you have plenty of fears. According to Inc., more than half of us fear not having enough money for the future and 25 percent of us are afraid of sharks. For medical coding students, certification exam day can…