Jun 12th, 2018
The typical path to becoming a medical coder starts with a recently graduated high school student who is detail-oriented, enjoys healthcare and anatomy, and learning about medical records and the physician revenue cycle. But not all medical coders start out that way. Some people pursue a career in medical coding because there is the potential to work ...
Jun 6th, 2018
Becoming a local chapter officer may be the catalyst you need to energize your career with new opportunities. If you ever thought about taking your career to the next level, consider serving as a local chapter officer. Before you do, here are questions you should ask yourself: Are you looking for something to complement your ...
In Coding
Jun 6th, 2018
I received a Bachelor of Science degree and earned a medical laboratory technician diploma in 2001. After my studies, I worked as a lab technician in India. I moved to the United States in 2011. After coming here, I concentrated on my carrier: I passed my American Society of Clinical Pathology international (ASCPi) certificate and ...
With a little persistence and a lot of networking, that dream coding job could be yours. By Melissa Kirshner, CPC, CRC, CPC-I, AAPC Fellow You spend months studying and taking notes, preparing for the Certified Professional Coder (CPC®) exam. You spend 5 hours and 40 minutes taking the exam. And then, it happens. After hitting ...
On the fence about getting a credential or two? These members will sway you towards the best career choice of your life. Most coders have been told that the best way to advance your healthcare career, help a physician’s revenue stream, be compliant with coding and billing, and prepare yourself for whatever regulatory, quality and ...