Coder

“What do you want to be when you grow up?” That was the question I heard at my first interview after I graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Business. I was sitting across from an Ivy-League-educated physician with beautifully hung plaques displaying ...
Jennifer Rodriguez, CPC Medical Coder/Documentation Trainer/Auditor 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 first became interested in medical coding while looking at t...
In 1998, I was in my mid-twenties and a single mother of two young children. I had been a stay-at-home military wife until that point and had not established a career. I took assessments through a job placement agency, and I found that clerical work w...
Apply 14 strategies to help you climb your way to coding success. There are more than 120,000 certified medical coders in the United States. Some coders define their success by income; some by credentials; some by title; some by their responsibility; ...
This month’s MWAM is Marg M. Strein from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania. Tell us a little bit about how you got into coding, what you’ve done during your coding career, and where you work now. While attending an online medical coding progra...