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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 cause a tremendous amount of anxiety. But it doesn’t have…

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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 some of these will head your way one…

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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 else is needed when it comes to a…

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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…