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4 New Year’s Resolutions for Medical Coders

I think we can all agree that we’re happy about the fact that 2020 is in the rear-view mirror. If you’re looking and hoping for a better year in 2021, it’s a good idea to start things off on the right foot by developing healthy habits. Instead of traditional weight loss or financial wellness goals,…

medical coding jobs

5 Non-Medical Coding Jobs a Medical Coding Certification Prepares You For

You might think you can only get a medical coding job with a medical coding certification. That’s a fair thing to think. In reality, though, medical coding certifications actually give you a variety of skill sets that you can put to use if you’re having trouble landing that first medical coding job. They also make…

medical coding accuracy

3 Ways Healthcare Companies Can Improve Their Medical Coding Accuracy

Whether you run a regional hospital network or an individual medical practice, one thing is for sure: medical coding is important. A crucial part of the documentation and insurance process, medical codes need to be consistent, organized and accurate. Today, we’ll be discussing how to improve the latter. If you’re a healthcare company looking to…

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Updates Announced for 2021 ICD-10-CM

Updates Announced for 2021 ICD-10-CM Just last month, we announced code and guideline updates from the American Medical Association (AMA) for 2021. This month, we’ll be taking a look at new proposed updates for the 2021 ICD-10-CM, which are much more extensive than the updates for 2020. There are hundreds of new codes, revised codes…

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The Benefits of a Medical Coding Career

The Benefits of a Medical Coding Career In case you aren’t familiar with medical coding by now, medical coders extract key medical words and convert them to industry-standard medical codes (aka numbers). These codes are sent to insurance companies to produce paychecks for physicians, clinics, facilities and even hospitals for their services. Medical coding is…

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…

medical coding knowledge summer

4 Ways to Increase Your Medical Coding Knowledge This Summer

4 Ways to Increase Your Medical Coding Knowledge This Summer The summer of 2020 will likely be like any other summer we’ve experienced in our lifetime. As we recover from COVID-19, some are venturing out into the world again while others maintain social distancing at home. Regardless of which camp you fall into, you don’t…

medical coding products

Introducing the New Go-To-Coders® Product Line!

Introducing the New Go-To-Coders® Product Line! Don’t look now, but Medical Coding Academy is releasing a whole new line of products designed to help medical coding students and professionals! Whether combined with Medical Coding Academy Online or on their own, we believe these new products will go above and beyond in helping our students achieve…