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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…

3 Ways Healthcare Organizations Can Empower Remote Employees

3 Ways Healthcare Organizations Can Empower Remote Employees

Many businesses have been catching up to the healthcare industry this year when it comes to remote employees. (After all, medical coders and billers often work from home—and do it well, we might add.) More healthcare organizations are employing remote employees or transitioning more roles to work-from home positions. To ensure remote employees are productive,…

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3 Medical Coding Academy Testimonials We’re Grateful For This Thanksgiving

This year has been tough on all of us. It’s during these tumultuous times that it’s helpful to focus on the positive things in life. At Medical Coding Academy, we’re grateful for our students every single day. In honor of Thanksgiving, we’d like to highlight three students in particular. Here are three Medical Coding Academy…

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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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5 Skills You Need to Be a Good Medical Coder

5 Skills You Need to Be a Good Medical Coder The great thing about medical coding is that it’s a feasible career option for anybody. But there are certain skills required to truly thrive in this profession. The good news is that many of these skills can be learned—though some people have these skills naturally.…

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Our 6 Biggest Medical Coding Nightmares

Our 6 Biggest Medical Coding Nightmares Don’t look now, but Halloween is just around the corner. While 2020 has given us more scares and uncertainties than we’d ever want in one year, a few more less-serious ones shouldn’t hurt anything, right? (We’re telling ourselves that, at least.) For medical coders, nightmares are a little different…

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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…

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AMA Announces Major Code and Guideline Updates for 2021

AMA Announces Major Code and Guideline Updates for 2021 When the American Medical Association (AMA) announces major changes to its codes and guidelines, medical coding and billing professionals take notice. After all, it’s been more than 25 years since the AMA released major updates for office and other outpatient evaluation and management (E/M) services. But…