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…

What Does It Mean To Partner With the AAPC?

What Does It Mean To Partner With the AAPC?

What Does It Mean To Partner With the AAPC? When a medical coding school chooses to partner with the American Association of Professional Coders (AAPC), they’re not just buying the rights to teach from that curriculum. They’re also buying their place on the AAPC website as an “AAPC curriculum-teaching school.” Why are we bringing this…

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…

Should a Coding School Be Licensed or Accredited?

Should a Coding School Be Licensed or Accredited?

Should a Coding School Be Licensed or Accredited? Licenses and accreditations are important. They help establish credibility with an organization (or individual) and serve as proof that the company or person has achieved mastery of a certain skill set or subject. So it makes sense that the medical coding school you choose should be accredited…

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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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How To Tell If a Medical Coding Program Is Worth It or Not

How To Tell If a Medical Coding Program Is Worth It or Not When we buy something, we want to make sure we’re getting our money’s worth. This is why we’re frustrated when a burger we pay $10 for is the size of something that a child might enjoy. The same goes for medical coding…