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How MCA Online Compares To Other Options

How MCA Online Compares To Other Options When it comes to medical coding education, many people don’t know that they haver options. Gone are the days when you’re restricted to an expensive four-year university or insufficient weekly course material. With Medical Coding Academy Online, one option stands out among the rest for medical coding and…

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25 Things You’ll Learn from Medical Coding Academy Online

25 Things You’ll Learn from Medical Coding Academy Online It goes without saying that you’ll learn something from any sort of medical coding education. (Well, it SHOULD be that way, anyway.) That being said, some educational options are better than others when it comes to increasing your knowledge. Take Medical Coding Academy Online, for example.…

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The Importance of a Medical Coding Manager (CPPM) Credential

The Importance of a Medical Coding Manager (CPPM) Credential When you think of “medical coding” and “leadership,” what role comes to mind? If you’re familiar with the industry, you might say a Certified Physician Practice Manager (CPPM). And you’d be correct! These managers are required to have a vast knowledge of medical coding guidelines, laws,…

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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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Happy Fourth of July from Medical Coding Academy!

Happy Fourth of July from Medical Coding Academy! At Medical Coding Academy, we don’t take the freedoms we have in this country for granted. That’s why, this Independence Day, we’re grateful for our country and its founders. Speaking of founders, here’s a recent message from ours, Mrs. Delissa Ortega, in case you haven’t seen it…

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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…

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3 Study Tips for Medical Coding Exams

3 Study Tips for Medical Coding Exams Contrary to popular belief, studying for exams is difficult. After all, you never know what is going to be in the exam, whether you studied enough and whether you’re in the right frame of mind (e.g. got enough sleep). Fortunately, we’re here to help. If you have a…

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Best Practices for Updating Electronic Health Record (EHR) Systems

Best Practices for Updating Electronic Health Record (EHR) Systems If there’s one thing that’s always changing, it’s healthcare. In fact, many elements of healthcare continually change. One of these elements is electronic health records, or EHRs. Using an outdated or inferior EHR system can be a pain and lead to inaccuracy in coding. Whether you’re…

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How to Prepare for a Medical Coding Audit

How to Prepare for a Medical Coding Audit Audit. Few words stir up fear, anxiety and frustration like this one. Unfortunately, they’re party of nearly every industry in some way. Fortunately, they’re an opportunity to improve, if you look at them the right way. When it comes to medical coding, there are certain things you…