Belinda Caballero, MBA, CPC Medical Billing, Coding, and Collections Specialist, BC Medical Billing, LLC Tell us a little bit about how you got into coding, what you’ve done during your coding career, and where you work now.  I always knew I wanted to work in the medical field; I just wasn’t sure which aspect I ...
In 2000, my husband challenged me to go back to school and get a degree. I didn’t think I could go back after so long (30+ years), so I looked at courses I could take at home. I was working in an ophthalmologist’s office at the time and was intrigued with coding. I talked to ...
May 10th, 2017
It’s tough paying for medical coding school, investing your time to learn, and finally passing your coding exam. Then reality sets in that you can’t find a job in your field. Or, there are jobs, but there are only entry level positions that aren’t what you expected. There’s hope. You just have to remember that you may have to work a little to ...
Do you use social media professionally, to help advance your career and to stay abreast of industry changes? What platform(s) do you use? Facebook? LinkedIn? Twitter? Pinterest? YouTube? We’ve all read the articles reminding us to be mindful of what we post on social media, and how to restrict our privacy settings, etc. to ensure ...
Apr 1st, 2017
I have worked two years and have had more chances than I could have imagined (seven, to be exact) to get where I am. I took the Certified Professional Coder (CPC®) exam on Oct. 8, 2016, and I’m proud to say I passed — with a little help from my friends. Nothing Is Impossible with ...