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

How MCA Online Compares To Other Options

How MCA Online Compares To Other Options When it comes to medical coding education, many people don’t know that they haver options. Gone are the days when you’re restricted to an expensive four-year university or insufficient weekly course material. With Medical Coding Academy Online, one option stands out among the rest for medical coding and…

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25 Things You’ll Learn from Medical Coding Academy Online

25 Things You’ll Learn from Medical Coding Academy Online It goes without saying that you’ll learn something from any sort of medical coding education. (Well, it SHOULD be that way, anyway.) That being said, some educational options are better than others when it comes to increasing your knowledge. Take Medical Coding Academy Online, for example.…

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5 Reasons To Try An Online Medical Coding Course

5 Reasons To Try An Online Medical Coding Course We all have our reasons for why we will or won’t try new things. Take technology, for example. According to the Pew Research Center, “39% describe themselves as preferring to wait until they hear about others’ experiences before trying something new themselves.” That makes sense. But…

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The Importance of a Medical Coding Manager (CPPM) Credential

The Importance of a Medical Coding Manager (CPPM) Credential When you think of “medical coding” and “leadership,” what role comes to mind? If you’re familiar with the industry, you might say a Certified Physician Practice Manager (CPPM). And you’d be correct! These managers are required to have a vast knowledge of medical coding guidelines, laws,…

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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 Certified Professional Biller (CPB) Credential

The Importance of a Certified Professional Biller (CPB) Credential Medical billers are important. After all, they have a huge impact on their organization’s revenue flow. Medical billers are required to have a vast knowledge of medical billing guidelines, laws, best practices and updates, as well as reimbursements. Read on to learn more about what a…

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How to Prepare for a Medical Coding Audit

How to Prepare for a Medical Coding Audit Audit. Few words stir up fear, anxiety and frustration like this one. Unfortunately, they’re party of nearly every industry in some way. Fortunately, they’re an opportunity to improve, if you look at them the right way. When it comes to medical coding, there are certain things you…

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4 Areas Where Inaccurate Medical Codes Have Consequences

4 Areas Where Inaccurate Medical Codes Have Consequences It’s no secret that risk is a big part of the healthcare industry. That’s why there are risk managers, risk consultants and even risk adjuster programs for medical coders. But managing risk is a responsibility that goes from the CEO to individual employees. Are you managing risk…