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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,…

3 Tips for Finding a Medical Coding Job

3 Tips for Finding a Medical Coding Job

At Medical Coding Academy, we’re all about preparing our students for passing their certification exams on the first try. But we don’t stop there. We want to ensure you’re in as good of a position as possible for your dream job so you can launch your medical coding career. Whether you’ve recently passed your certification…

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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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A Sneak Peek at Our Evaluation and Management Online Course

A Sneak Peek at Our Evaluation and Management Online Course Have you ever wanted to learn how to code physician/patient visits? Need a refresher on medical codes? One of our standalone courses might be ideal for you. This is a unique option that lets you learn a one-off subject at your convenience. Specifically, we’re talking…

5 Resources on the Medical Coding Academy Website You Didn’t Know About

5 Resources on the Medical Coding Academy Website You Didn’t Know About If you follow a certain brand, product or personality on social media, there’s a good chance you’ve never even visited their website. If that’s the case, you might be missing out on some valuable resources they have available. This is even true for…

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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 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®)…