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The Importance of a Compliance Officer Credential (CPCO)

The Importance of a Compliance Officer Credential (CPCO) Compliance Officers are required to have a vast knowledge of government laws, regulations and guidelines since the officer develops and monitors compliance departments, including internal compliance reviews, audits and risk assessments. Read on to learn more about what CPCOs are, the career opportunities you’ll have with a…

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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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3 Things We’re Grateful for This Thanksgiving

3 Things We’re Grateful for This Thanksgiving As Thanksgiving arrives this year, we’d like to take this opportunity to express our gratitude for several different areas of our lives. Medical Coding Academy wouldn’t be possible without any of the following, so we’re eternally grateful. Here are three things we’re grateful for this Thanksgiving:   1.…

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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)…

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3 Techniques for Answering Patients’ Medical Coding Questions

3 Techniques for Answering Patients’ Medical Coding Questions One aspect of medical coding you might not be aware of is patient interaction. Sure, it might be ideal for some if your day only consisted of dealing with doctors, nurses and medical codes. But the truth is, patients have lots of questions and it’s inevitable that…