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Updates Announced for 2021 ICD-10-CM

Just last month, we announced code and guideline updates from the American Medical Association (AMA) for 2021. This month, we’ll be taking a look at new proposed updates for the 2021 ICD-10-CM, which are much more extensive than the updates for 2020. There are hundreds of new codes, revised codes and invalidated codes. Let’s take…

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Medical Coding Trends: Companies, Markets and Locations

It’s good to stay in the loop. Whether you’re young or experienced, employed or seeking your next opportunity, introverted or an extrovert, staying tuned to recent trends can help you both professionally and personally. The same goes for medical coding. If you’re wondering what the latest medical coding trends are when it comes to the…

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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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Common Questions About Medical Coding Exams

Common Questions About Medical Coding Exams Life is full of questions. Do I want fries with my burger? What happened to the other sock in the laundry? What is the meaning of life? While we can’t really help you with any of these, we can point you in the right direction when it comes to…

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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…

Flipbook Treasures

Closer Look: Go To Coders® Flip Book Treasures

Closer Look: Go To Coders® Flip Book Treasures In case you haven’t noticed, Medical Coding Academy has released an entirely new line of products! These are designed to give medical coding students more options than ever before. No longer do you need to purchase an entire course to get the medical coding knowledge you need.…