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The Importance of a Compliance Officer Credential (CPCO)

The Importance of a Compliance Officer Credential (CPCO) Compliance Officers are required to have a vast knowledge of government laws, regulations and guidelines since the officer develops and monitors compliance departments, including internal compliance reviews, audits and risk assessments. Read on to learn more about what CPCOs are, the career opportunities you’ll have with a…

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The 2020 Medical Coding Academy Schedule Is Out!

The 2020 Medical Coding Academy Schedule Is Out! Don’t look now, but at Medical Coding Academy, we’re already thinking about next year… and you should too. Our 2020 schedule is out! That’s right, we have all sorts of medical coding and billing courses now on the calendar, such as:   Certified Professional Coder (CPC) Medical Risk Adjuster (CRC)…

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4 Reasons Companies Love Hiring Medical Coders with Certifications

4 Reasons Companies Love Hiring Medical Coders with Certifications Those interested in a career in medical coding and billing have a difficult decision to make.  Do they immediately try and enter the workforce? Do they get a certification first? Or do they go all-in on a college degree? The first scenario can be difficult, as…

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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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Medical Coding & Billing: How to Get the CPB and CPPM

In medical coding and billing, there are so many acronyms that it can be hard to keep up sometimes. Some particular acronyms you should definitely familiar with, however, are the CPB, CPC and CPPM. While the three-day CPC course focuses strongly on medical coding, the CPB places major emphasis on the billing side of the…

The Importance of a Certified Medical Auditor Credential (CPMA)

Certified Medical Auditors utilize their knowledge of medical coding and documentation guidelines to improve the revenue cycle of medical practices. A medical auditing career includes working with medical records technology and health services administration, applying your medical coding skills in a new realm.  Read on to learn more about what CPMAs are, the career opportunities…