Coder

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...
Tierney Davis Hogan, RN, MBA, CPC, says, “I am AAPC.” After a couple years in clinical nursing, I was drawn to the business side of healthcare. Originally, I thought that meant I would be working as a utilization review nurse for a health ...
It’s a win/win for the extern, the mentor, and the healthcare industry. It seems so unfair. You studied so hard, staying awake late hours to master new (and often illogical) concepts. You practiced coding until your eyes glazed over, you tabbed your b...
With a little encouragement, you can rise to challenges and become the “go-to” person. If you answer yes to any of these questions, you need some professional encouragement: Do you sometimes think you will be where you are in your coding career forev...