In Coding
Mar 15th, 2019
March is national colorectal cancer awareness month, and a perfect time to check your colonoscopy coding. Colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer in men and women in the United States, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) reminds us in this week’s MLN Connects (March 14, 2019). Getting screened for colorectal cancer ...
Here is why you should, too. Let’s face it: HEALTHCON is a big investment for a person. Even if your company is paying for you to attend the Las Vegas venue, April 28 to May 1, you’ll still need to take time off from work, eat, and pay for transportation. I’ll tell you why and ...
One of the things I love about the mentoring I do for coding students is it reminds me of what it was like to be a newbie. And I don’t just mean the excitement of being on the cusp of a new coding career. I am also grateful to be humbled and reminded that I ...
I do a lot of mentoring and networking. And as a result, I hear from newly-certified coders, who have their CPC-A  and who are having trouble finding a job because most employers are looking for people who have experience. It feels like a Catch-22 because a new coder can’t get experience to have experience for ...
Convince your employer to pay for your training and essential resources. Widely known for his salesmanship, business acumen, and motivational speeches, Zig Ziglar once remarked, “You don’t build a business. You build people, and then people build the business.” Even if this belief were widely held among organizations, convincing decision-makers to invest in employees requires ...