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4 Ways Medical Coders Can Help with Patient Reviews

4 Ways Medical Coders Can Help with Patient Reviews Reviews are a tricky issue for any business. Good reviews are great for business. Bad reviews obviously have the reverse effect, but they also cause untold amounts of stress for business owners. This is even true for industries that are designed to help people, such as…

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MCA Launching New Online Courses!

MCA Launching New Online Courses! Will I pass the exam? When will they launch? Should I get experience first? We are going to cover all these questions and more, but first a few points. Some Background Info The first thing I need to mention is that every credential course I’m about to go through has…

Outsmarting Job Competition

Outsmarting the Job Competition

Outsmarting the Job Competition “Help! I got certified three months ago. Where’s my job?” Everyone wants experience, but it’s more about outsmarting the job paradox. First, Some Context To ensure you receive the full impact of the guidance in this article, here’s the quick backstory. We received the following email: “Mrs. Ortega. Thank you for…

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3 Medical Coding Academy Testimonials We’re Grateful For This Thanksgiving

This year has been tough on all of us. It’s during these tumultuous times that it’s helpful to focus on the positive things in life. At Medical Coding Academy, we’re grateful for our students every single day. In honor of Thanksgiving, we’d like to highlight three students in particular. Here are three Medical Coding Academy…

5 Resources on the Medical Coding Academy Website You Didn’t Know About

5 Resources on the Medical Coding Academy Website You Didn’t Know About If you follow a certain brand, product or personality on social media, there’s a good chance you’ve never even visited their website. If that’s the case, you might be missing out on some valuable resources they have available. This is even true for…

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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…