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 ...
Make this the year you shine. Being a professional in your chosen field means much more than just holding a college degree and donning a business suit. The way in which you conduct yourself is also a key component of your success. Here are 10 characteristics true professionals possess in the workplace (not in any ...
Passion and determination will prevent you from getting tripped up. Starting a career after earning a degree of certification, or changing careers later in life, has obstacles. You feel euphoric, accomplished, and eager to start your job search. But it can be difficult to get your foot in the door without hands-on experience. For example, ...
What you do while pursuing employment can make or break your chances. By Jennifer Monroe, CPC, CPPM, AAPC Fellow Medical coders and billers are in demand, but that doesn’t mean finding your dream job will be easy. Here are some pointers to help you get the new position you want. Research the Employer You’re not ...