After earning my Master of Business Administration degree, I worked in the financial field until about three years ago, when I reached a turning point in my career. Healthcare business has always been a long-distance dream for me; and after seeing an AAPC coding course advertisement in a magazine, I decided to give it a ...
Focus your job search on what excites you most. Every coder experiences a unique journey that leads them to the wonderful world of medical coding. Medical coders come from all types of backgrounds and, possibly, career fields. What we all share in common is our passion for medical coding. The Appeal Is Real The appeal ...
As the world offers more distractions, don’t let your work ethic and integrity fall by the wayside. The healthcare industry demands the highest ethics and integrity, especially when it comes to protected health information. But it’s important to take those values as seriously in the other aspects of your job, as well. As coders, we ...
In Coding
Oct 9th, 2019
Take a longtime coder’s advice for how to ignite (or reignite) your love of medical coding. Whether you are just starting out in medical coding or have been at it for a long time, you know that careers (much like relationships) require a lot of work. Maybe you’ve been coding for a long time and ...
In Coding
Sep 10th, 2019
My mom’s advice to my sister and I growing up was to work in healthcare. She said it’s a great industry to make a solid career. I took her advice, and in 1989 I entered the world of healthcare via my sister, who was working for a private radiologist. I filled in for her as ...