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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 certificate, a specialty certification allows you to specialize…

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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®) step in.  Read on to learn more about what…

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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) Hospital Outpatient Exam Prep (COC) Medical Auditor Exam Prep…

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The Importance of Medical Risk Adjuster Credential (CRC)

The shift toward providing more specific and complete documentation of all medical problems on an annual basis is a challenge for many practices. This is particularly problematic in the outpatient setting, which typically has less administrative infrastructure to support adequate coding.  However, aligning current payment-focused billing and documentation practices with evolving risk-adjustment-focused coding practices will…

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13 Things You Didn’t Know About Medical Coding Academy Online

They say you learn something new every day. This is true for everything from complex information about a topic that’s not in your field of study to obscure facts about your favorite TV show. Human beings are constantly searching for knowledge. The same concept applies to Medical Coding Academy Online. If you know any of…

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Common Questions About Medical Coding Academy Online

In case you haven’t noticed (or you’ve been living under a rock for the past couple of months), you can now learn medical coding and billing online thanks to the launch of our new Medical Coding Academy Online. Now that this revolutionary new educational resource has been available for a bit, we’re starting to receive…

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Two Ways to Fast-Track Your Medical Coding Career

We live in a day where people demand instant gratification and convenience. We get annoyed if our fast-food order takes longer than five minutes, we are outraged when the Internet goes down for an hour and we don’t know what to do with ourselves when we’re without our phones for an extended period of time.…

Get a Free Sneak Peek of MCA Online!

If you’re like most of us, you’ve gone to a big-box retailer that sells products in bulk and received a free sample while you were shopping. Have you ever wondered why they do this? According to The Atlantic, there’s a distinct psychology behind this. You’re more likely to buy something if you’ve tried it first.…