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    I am newly certified and am wondering can you get work part time remotely to do coding when
    you are a new CPC-A.Or am I out of reality?

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    I am sorry but it would be the latter rather than the former.

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    St.Petersburg, Fl
    Remote jobs usually fall under experienced coders because you work alone and really have no one to talk to or ask a question.
    Alecia Peck CPC

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    yes unfortunately they all require many many years experience, knowledge of inpatient also and they will give you a test too take and you need to score rather high on that also, they also would rather you have CCS. Good Luck!

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    I would think that it isn't IMPOSSIBLE to work remotely as a newly certified coder, but very highly unlikely. Pre-employment assessments are very common tools for the employer to use to gauge your "real-world" application of coding.

    As far as what knowledge is required, that most likely varies with each employer. Example: Inpatient coders need experience/knowledge of inpatient coding, while an ASC coder would typically not need inpatient experience/knowledge.

    If you are interested in remote coding, it might be more feasible for this to be a goal to work towards rather than a short term expectation. Most professionals I know would advise working in a traditional office setting and learning as much as you can. You can use this time to show your employer that you are a good candidate for eventually working remotely by being dependable, responsible, and organized. Good luck!
    Tracey Thompson, CPC, CPPM

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    There is some good info here about remote medical coding jobs http://www.medicalbillingandmedicalc...odingjobs.html
    good luck!

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