Posts about our medical coding students.

MCA Homeless

New Video: Medical Coding Academy Makes THE HOMELESS a Priority

New Video: Medical Coding Academy Makes THE HOMELESS a Priority At Medical Coding Academy, we value giving back to the community and we want to see all of our students succeed. Our founder, Mrs. Delissa Ortega, recently learned the tragic story of Evette, a recent graduate from our program who was homeless at one point and…

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5 Practical Tips for Passing Your Medical Coding Certification Exam

5 Practical Tips for Passing Your Medical Coding Certification Exam If you’re like the majority of Americans, you have plenty of fears. According to Inc., more than half of us fear not having enough money for the future and 25 percent of us are afraid of sharks. For medical coding students, certification exam day can…

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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…

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3 Books Every Medical Coding Student Needs

3 Books Every Medical Coding Student Needs If there’s one thing that’s crucial for a successful education, it’s an inquisitive mind. As Dr. Seuss once wrote:   “The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you’ll go.” For medical coding students, this is no different. But what…

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The 2018 Medical Coding Salary Survey Is Out!

It’s one of the first questions people ask when considering a career in medical coding: “How much do medical coders earn?” Well, thanks to some new survey numbers from the American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC), now you can know exactly how much you can expect to earn in this fast-growing industry. How Much Do…