Posts about the Outpatient Medical Coder (COC) certification.

Should a Coding School Be Licensed or Accredited?

Should a Coding School Be Licensed or Accredited?

Should a Coding School Be Licensed or Accredited? Licenses and accreditations are important. They help establish credibility with an organization (or individual) and serve as proof that the company or person has achieved mastery of a certain skill set or subject. So it makes sense that the medical coding school you choose should be accredited…

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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 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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The 2020 Medical Coding Academy Schedule Is Out!

The 2020 Medical Coding Academy Schedule Is Out! Don’t look now, but at Medical Coding Academy, we’re already thinking about next year… and you should too. Our 2020 schedule is out! That’s right, we have all sorts of medical coding and billing courses now on the calendar, such as:   Certified Professional Coder (CPC) Medical Risk Adjuster (CRC)…