Medical Coder, Veterans Affairs Medical Center 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 have been coding for almost 19 years. I work for the Veterans Affairs (VA) Medical Center for Altoona, Pennsylvania. I code outpatient encounters in the ...
Clinical Documentation Improvement Specialist and PMCC Instructor Tell us a little bit about how you got into coding, what you’ve done during your coding career, and where you work now. In 1999, I enrolled in a medical reimbursement program at the local community college in Charlotte, N.C. After completing this program, I immediately received a ...
Manager of Professional Billing & Coding, Rady Children’s Hospital, San Diego, Calif. 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 became interested in the healthcare field after I graduated from high school. It seemed like a challenging career that ...
Compliance Lead, Valley Children’s Healthcare, Madera, Calif. 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 started in this field by taking a billing and coding course at a local adult school. My instructor thought I’d make a great coder, ...
Tierni Martins is president of Biltek, Inc., California 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’ve been an entrepreneur since birth. I started my first business when I was eight years old. It was a Cabbage Patch Kids® Club and ...