What’s the best way to get an interview for a medical coding job? Start with your resume. Take a good look. Would you hire you? Here are eight characteristics of a good resume: 1. Make a good first impression. Your resume serves as an initial introduction to a potential employer. Spelling errors, for example, say ...
I came to the United Stated from Poland in 2003. I always loved and was good with numbers, and medical coding is full of alphanumeric and numerical codes, so I was intrigued to learn more. I decided to enroll in Branford Hall Carrier Institute in Southington, Connecticut. Overcame a Language Barrier I was not sure ...
Practice managers are wise to know the advantages of hiring new, highly educated medical coders. Newly-credentialed medical coders, while looking for their first medical coding job, often face the classic catch-22: “You need a job to gain experience, but you can’t get a job without experience.” This situation causes anxiety and frustration for many newly-credentialed ...
Use your job-related pet peeves to initiate better communication in your healthcare organization. Pet peeves are things other people do that annoy you. I’m sure you can think of lots of things your physicians do that get on your nerves. Here’s my top 10 list of a medical coder’s pet peeves, with tips for resolution. ...
Professionals on the revenue side of healthcare left Vegas rich in medical coding knowledge, friendship, and confidence. This year’s HEALTHCON in Las Vegas, April 28-May 1, was a whirlwind of excitement, education, networking, and entertainment for professionals on both the revenue side and clinical side of healthcare. Here is what made it so great this ...