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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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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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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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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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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…

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3 Burning Career-Related Medical Coding Questions

3 Burning Career-Related Medical Coding Questions When it comes to our careers, pay is often one of the most important issues we care about. It doesn’t vary by industry, either, and medical coding is no exception. Here are three of the most common questions we hear related to pay, careers and resumes. 1. Does medical…

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Why Medical Coders Are Protected Against Inflation

Why Medical Coders Are Protected Against Inflation If you’ve been to a gas pump recently, you’ve noticed that prices are a bit higher all over the place. Inflation is at its highest rate in recent history, but certain professions are more protected against it than others. Medical coding and billing is such an exception. Let’s…

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5 Mental Health Traits That Help Medical Coders

5 Mental Health Traits That Help Medical Coders If you struggle with mental health, you’re not alone. According to the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI): 1 in 5 U.S. adults experience mental illness each year 1 in 20 U.S. adults experience serious mental illness each year 1 in 6 U.S. youth aged 6-17 experience…

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Our 4 Favorite Reviews from 2022

Our 4 Favorite Reviews from 2022 The best things come in fours, right? Someone has had to say that, before. We have that mindset with today’s article, which highlights four of our favorite student reviews from the year so far. We’ll get out of the way and let them speak for themselves.) 1. Matt. D…