Should a School Teach from AAPC Curriculum?

Should a School Teach From AAPC Curriculum?

Should a School Teach From AAPC Curriculum? A question we receive frequently has to deal with teaching the American Association of Professional Coders (AAPC) curriculum. After all, since we’ve recently discovered that the AAPC doesn’t have the power to accredit medical coding schools or programs and there aren’t many benefits to partnering with them. Why…

4 Benefits of Joining a Medical Coding Forum

4 Benefits of Joining a Medical Coding Forum

4 Benefits of Joining a Medical Coding Forum Technological trends come and go, but if there’s one thing that will always remain the same, it’s our desire for community. Humans were never designed to be alone, which is why groups, forums and other forms of “online gathering places” are so popular these days. This applies…

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4 Common Questions Newcomers Have About Medical Coding Academy

4 Common Questions Newcomers Have About Medical Coding Academy We receive all sorts of questions at Medical Coding Academy, ranging from what types of questions to ask a job interviewer to tips for passing the certification exam on the first try. Four questions, however, are of particular interest to our newcomers. If you’re new to…

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5 Medical Coding Videos You Need to Check Out

5 Medical Coding Videos You Need to Check Out What’s the most popular search engine in the world? Google, of course. After that, it’s YouTube, which may surprise you. Videos are more popular than ever—which makes sense, considering there are almost 4 billion smartphone users worldwide. Medical coding students (and prospective students) are just as…

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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,…

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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…