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Is There Math In Medical Coding?

Is There Math In Medical Coding? Math. It’s the bane of existence for many students. If you struggle with math, you’re not alone. According to a 2015 study by the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), only three percent of 12th-grade students in the United States could perform math at an “Advanced” level. For those…

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Medical Coding: Short-Term Pain for a Long-Term Gain

Medical Coding: Short-Term Pain for a Long-Term Gain People often ask me why I switched from teaching a six-week Saturday medical coding course to a three-day (consecutive day) course offered on the weekends. Well, when I used to teach the Certified Professional Coder CPC® course over a duration of six weeks, we would meet every single Saturday (six…

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The 2021 AAPC Salary Survey Ends Soon!

The 2021 AAPC Salary Survey Ends Soon! Don’t look now, but it’s your chance to make your voice heard and help thousands of other medical coders and billers in the industry today. The 2021 Salary Survey, which is launched yearly by the AAPC, is open for submissions through October 25, 2021. It’s quick, easy and…

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4 Reasons Why Medical Coding Is a Smart Career Choice

The healthcare industry is undergoing dynamic changes, paving the way for more jobs in the sector. There is a mounting pressure on healthcare providers to provide quality care and the best patient experience while optimizing costs and other resources too. This is driving the growth for medical coders. The amount of Medical Coding guideline knowledge…

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Struggle No More: Avoiding Wasted Investments In Medical Coding

Struggle No More: Avoiding Wasted Investments In Medical Coding Time and time again, students text, email or tell me about frustrations they experience with medical coding instruction. They spend thousands of dollars with different instructors or companies and are ultimately frustrated with their investment. The struggle is real. Fortunately, there are ways to avoid wasted…

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5 Medical Coding Certifications You Didn’t Know About

You’d be surprised how many people outside of the world of medical coding aren’t aware of all the different types of medical coding certifications that can be obtained. Contrary to popular belief, it’s not just medical coding and medical billing. There are options for every specialty and role within medical coding. Let’s go over five…

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Tips for Nurses Making the Transition to Medical Coding

Tips for Nurses Making the Transition to Medical Coding Nurses choose to leave the hands-on responsibilities of their profession for a variety of reasons. Some are burned out. Others deal with lots of anxiety and stress. Whatever the reason, more and more nurses are turning to another role within the healthcare industry: medical coding. In…

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Medical Coding Lessons Learned From The Pandemic

Medical Coding Lessons Learned From The Pandemic By now, we can hopefully put COVID-19 in the rear-view mirror. Or, at least life is starting to look a little more normal again. Now that we can look back, what have we learned? Well, a lot, but for the purposes of this blog, we’re going to stick…