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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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The 5 Most Popular Products in the MCA Online Store

The 5 Most Popular Products in the MCA Online Store We don’t like to toot our own horns very much, but we do have good selection of items available in our store. These aren’t just ways to celebrate Medical Coding Academy; they’re real products with real benefits for real students. In fact, some of these…

Our Memorial Day Sale Is Live!

Our Memorial Day Sale Is Live! In honor of Memorial Day Weekend, for the next 72 hours, we’re cutting costs on many of our most popular courses. Here are the discounts we’re offering: The 3-Day Course has been marked down from $1,499 to $1,299 The CPC Online Course as been marked down from $1,699 to $1,399 The CRC, COC, CPMA, CPCO courses have been marked down from $1,199 to $998 Memorial…

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How Medical Coders Reduce Risk

How Medical Coders Reduce Risk If there’s one thing common to all industries, it’s an element of risk. In healthcare, however, it’s especially important because you’re dealing with people’s health (and lives). So, where do medical coders come into play when it comes to risk? Here are a few ways they help reduce it: 1.…

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3 Burning Career-Related Medical Coding Questions

3 Burning Career-Related Medical Coding Questions When it comes to our careers, pay is often one of the most important issues we care about. It doesn’t vary by industry, either, and medical coding is no exception. Here are three of the most common questions we hear related to pay, careers and resumes. 1. Does medical…

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Why Medical Coders Are Protected Against Inflation

Why Medical Coders Are Protected Against Inflation If you’ve been to a gas pump recently, you’ve noticed that prices are a bit higher all over the place. Inflation is at its highest rate in recent history, but certain professions are more protected against it than others. Medical coding and billing is such an exception. Let’s…

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5 Mental Health Traits That Help Medical Coders

5 Mental Health Traits That Help Medical Coders If you struggle with mental health, you’re not alone. According to the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI): 1 in 5 U.S. adults experience mental illness each year 1 in 20 U.S. adults experience serious mental illness each year 1 in 6 U.S. youth aged 6-17 experience…

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.…

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Our 4 Favorite Reviews from 2022

Our 4 Favorite Reviews from 2022 The best things come in fours, right? Someone has had to say that, before. We have that mindset with today’s article, which highlights four of our favorite student reviews from the year so far. We’ll get out of the way and let them speak for themselves.) 1. Matt. D…

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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…