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Two Ways to Fast-Track Your Medical Coding Career

We live in a day where people demand instant gratification and convenience. We get annoyed if our fast-food order takes longer than five minutes, we are outraged when the Internet goes down for an hour and we don’t know what to do with ourselves when we’re without our phones for an extended period of time.…

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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Is There Math In Medical Coding?

Math. It’s the bane of existence for many students. If you struggle with math, you’re not alone. According to a 2015 study by the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), only three percent of 12th-grade students in the United States could perform math at an “Advanced” level. For those interested in a career in medical…

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Why Do Certifications Matter for Medical Coders and Billers?

It’s a common question we receive at Medical Coding Academy. Will having a medical billing certification or medical coding certification actually help you get a job with a potential employer? While many colleges or universities would like you to believe that taking an 18-week course is the only way to guarantee employment, there’s really only…

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Medical Coding & Billing: How to Get the CPB and CPPM

In medical coding and billing, there are so many acronyms that it can be hard to keep up sometimes. Some particular acronyms you should definitely familiar with, however, are the CPB, CPC and CPPM. While the three-day CPC course focuses strongly on medical coding, the CPB places major emphasis on the billing side of the…