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Kellie11 in Cameron, North Carolina

Advice on Contract Coding

I am currently employed at a hospital as an outpatient coder, in October I will have one year total of coding experience. My husband and I plan on...

CodingGirl in Evansville, Indiana

Updated 19 months ago

Question for Medical Coders? Need some help here. - 1 Reply

Hello! I recently had some lab tests done and since I don't have health insurance, the lab billed me for $1,350. I am wondering if this is...

PMRNC in Plattsburgh, New York

Updated 19 months ago

Non-Certified Work from home Medical coding jobs in Georgia - 362 Replies

I would like to work form home doing Medical Coding in Georgia.I am not certified yet but I do have 2 and a half years ecperience in Coding.I would...

Patrick in Los Angeles, California

Updated 19 months ago

Looking for entry level medical coding job. - 6 Replies

Presently I am attending school for medical coding and billing, I will complete it is Sept. Do you think I should wait until I am certified or...

Coding Student in Mcdonough, Georgia

Coding Homework Help

I desperately need help a coding a medical record. I just need someone to look over my codes before I turn them in to see if my coding is correct....

RHIT Student in Stockbridge, Georgia

Need to Interview A Coding Professional for school

I have an assignment which entails interviewing an HIM professional. I would like to interview someone who works in the Health Information Management...

CodingGirl in Evansville, Indiana

Updated 20 months ago

Are vaccinations required to get a medical coding job? - 2 Replies

I am interested in taking classes in the fall for medical coding and possibly billing. I have heard in general that most medical staff, RN's and...

Mossyoak in Liberty, Texas

Updated 20 months ago

RHIT or RHIA? - 13 Replies

Hello. I have a Bachelor's Degree in Psychology that I got in 2009 and very little work experience. I spent 2009 ~ 2010 applying for, getting into,...

Rhonda Kaye in madill, Oklahoma

Updated 20 months ago

Remote Orthopedic Coding Jobs - 8 Replies

Hi - I am looking for an opportunity for remote Orthopedic Coding. I have 33 years experience, am a past Orthopedic Operating Room Technician,...

Jenny Horner in Edmond, Oklahoma

Updated 20 months ago

ACCOUNTING vs MEDICAL CODING - 5 Replies

I REALLY NEED SOMETHING STABLE! I am struggling trying to make ends meet. I dont want to waste my time. Which do you think would be easier to find a...

Denise in Houston, Texas

Updated 21 months ago

Having problem solving the word problems on the RHIA exam especially the FTE's need help!!!!! - 2 Replies

According to the records kept on filing unit performance over the past year, the filing unit has filed an average of 1,000 records per day. You have...

JessDiamond in United Kingdom

Updated 21 months ago

Should I try and take the CPC exam while it's still on ICD-9 codes? - 2 Replies

I know that AAPC's CPC exam will be on ICD-9 codes only until the end of the year. As someone who doesn't have any coding knowledge/experience, is...

Simbacatz in Skokie, Illinois

E/M coder pay vs inpatient pay

I hold RHIT certification and am an e/m coder at a hospital. I was wondering how big of a difference is between an e/m coder's pay and facility...

aacoding1 in Bayside, New York

Working remotely?

I have a physical disability which makes it difficult to work outside my home. I'm looking into medical coding as a way to work remotely. Does...

madara in Tempe, Arizona

Updated 21 months ago

What is your salary as an RHIT? - 1 Reply

I am on my last semester before getting an AAS in Health Information management. I hope to pass the RHIT exam by this summer. Yet, after doing a lot...

Jubii41 in Binghamton, New York

Updated 21 months ago

new student - 4 Replies

I'm Starting School in January to get my rhit degree. Will it be hard to find a job when I finish? I currently work for a insurance company and...

BillTheSlink in Cincinnati, Ohio

Career Step vs. Penn Foster for training

First, let me say I have a history with Penn Foster. I got my high school diploma from there when it was International Correspondence Schools back...

mary67 in Minneapolis, Minnesota

Updated 23 months ago

Need Advice on 2010 RHIT exam - 62 Replies

I graduated in 2007 and want to take the RHIT. Do I need to purchase the Professional Review Guide 2010 edition? Also, has anyone been out of school...

Kabl in Cincinnati, Ohio

coding Question

I graduated from school several years ago, but didn't plan to work right away. I'm just now preparing for the RHIA exam, so I'm pretty rusty. But,...

PMRNC in Plattsburgh, New York

Updated 24 months ago

Internship Positions - 26 Replies

Hi everyone I just started this course at BMCC and only draw back is they don't offer internships. Can anyone tell me about medical billing or...

renren in Moscow, Pennsylvania

Updated 24 months ago

Is this still a worthwhile degree? - 4 Replies

Can anyone in the field please tell me if you would do this again? I have hears so many bad things...very difficult to get a job, not such great...

kay in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan

Updated 24 months ago

Remote Coding from home - 356 Replies

I am looking for a remote coding position from home full time. I have been a coder since 1990 and became a CCS in 2000. Have remote coding...

hunny8373 in Mount Juliet, Tennessee

Updated 24 months ago

Need advice on starting a coding career! - 9 Replies

So here is my story...I have a master's degree in HIM, and am studying for my RHIA exam. I am not currently working, but have held jobs since I...

karensingleton995@*****.*** in Monroe, North Carolina

Updated 24 months ago

Preparing for Medical Coding Test...CCA - 4 Replies

Hello, I am new to this forum/site. I had currently graduated with my Associates in Medical Billing and Coding Specialist. I am wanting to take...

misstran24 in Council Bluffs, Iowa

Updated 24 months ago

Medical Coding; CPC vs Degree? How hard? Etc. - 1 Reply

Hi everyone, I am looking into going into medical coding. Is it necessary for me to get an associates degree or should I just get a CPC? For people...

HIT Student in Hammond, Indiana

Would like to meet other HIT Students in my area... Chicago & NW Indiana area

Hi! I have been going to school online for my Associate's degree in HIT (with a special interest in medical coding) and am trying to meet people in...

Wendy in Coeur D Alene, Idaho

Updated 24 months ago

CCA or CPC - 12 Replies

I just finished a year long online coding course and now I am wondering which credetial would be more benefitial to me? Any thoughts? Does anyone...

adpoz in Dahlonega, Georgia

Updated 25 months ago

Looking to get CPC-C through Self-Study and currently have a BA. Need Advice! - 4 Replies

Hello! I have a bachelors degree that is not closely related to the health field...but I am looking to get into the health field. I finally...

Raejean Zipko in East Chicago, Indiana

Updated 25 months ago

Travel Coding? - 105 Replies

Does anyone here know anything about travel coding? I was offered to do travel coding by Source Corp. They said that they would send me to boot...

lenise18 in Elkhart, Indiana

Updated 25 months ago

Health Informatics or Health information? - 1 Reply

Health informatics has been a field popping up. I have seen it at the grad school and under graduate level. However, you don't see the name Ahima or...

mhowling in Lancaster, Pennsylvania

Updated 25 months ago

Do you think there will be a even high demand for coders next year in 2013? - 4 Replies

My question is with the new ICD-10 coming out in October 2014 do you think we are going to see more jobs and higher demand for medical coders next...

kmurphy in Visalia, California

Career Steps

I have been medical transcriptionist for 19 years and HUC in hospital and wondering if anyone passed the CCS after going to Career STeps. I know...

CCS in Halethorpe, Maryland

Updated 25 months ago

ICD 10 Study Guides??? - 1 Reply

What study guides or tools are people using to prep for ICD10? I've never opened the book before, not even the 9. There's a job that's going to be...

cdebie31298@*****.*** in Bonney Lake, Washington

Updated 25 months ago

National Center for Competency Testing - 86 Replies

Hi Everyone! I graduated in Dec 07 from Westwood College recieving a diploma in Medical Billing and Coding. When we took our certification exam...

bdawes in Bethel Park, Pennsylvania

Updated 26 months ago

CCS-P books for sale - 3 Replies

Passed the CCS-P exam yesterday!! Selling soem of the study books I used. Four books for $230.00. Cost me 400.00. All of the books are for the 2012...

JobGuy99 in Lithonia, Georgia

Updated 26 months ago

Medical Coding and Billing...worth it? - 1 Reply

I'm still deciding whether pharmacy tech or medical coding and billing. I know medical coding pays wayyy more but i've been reading of how hard it is...

LisaMarieV in Harrison, New Jersey

Medical Billing/ Coding classes in Essex or Hudson County NJ?

I've been researching schools for the past 6 months for Medical billing and coding and can only come across 1 that has caught my eye as far as...

reneegavin in Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania

Is this a worthwhile career?

Hello everyone, I was trying to get into a local physical therapy assistant program, but just found out that it probably will not happen until...

Maggs in Owings Mills, Maryland

Updated 26 months ago

Interested in changing my major to Health Information Management - 3 Replies

Hi everyone, I am currently a 2nd year nursing student pursuing my bachelor's degree at Temple University. I am interested in switching my major to...

gmck in Prescott, Arizona

Review of CCA Test Prep exam from CCAPREP.com

I am studying right now for the CCA and purchased 10 practice tests from CCAPREP.com. I subsequently also purchased the AHIMA test prep book.

sb4455 in Centereach, New York

Need help with choosing a career!

I am currently 23 years old working as a full time nanny. I took some time off from school for a few years and now getting back into it. I have been...

CJ in Beaverton, Oregon

Updated 26 months ago

Considering an Associates in HIT - 1 Reply

Hello. I see a great many comments on the difficulty of obtaining an entry level position in this field. I'm interested in what commenters would say...

CJ in Beaverton, Oregon

RHIT Exam Prep

Hello, I just passed my RHIT exam. YAY!!! I have a ton of printed questions/answers as well as written information if anybody in the...

QualityLife in Norwalk, Connecticut

Updated 26 months ago

Need help from those currently in medical billing and coding field - 4 Replies

I am in the process of starting my Medical Billing and Coding Program at a nearby college. I was lucky enough to receive a grant to help pay for some...

kcolsen7@*****.***

Updated 26 months ago

CCA's and Employment - 2 Replies

I often hear of CCAs having a hard time finding work. It seems like most of them that are having a hard time finding work are those with no medical...

jennifer in Apo

Updated 26 months ago

Coding from Bachelors Degree - 1 Reply

I currently have a Bachelor's in Biology. I haven't been able to find a job that uses this degree and I was interested in Medical Billing and Coding....

jennifer in Apo

CPC Training or.....?

So, I'm about 45 credits away from my Bachelors in Science, Health Care Administration. I have been researching some medical receptionist, secretary...

TheCloser23 in Livonia, Michigan

Scared of getting into medical coding.

I am learning medical terminology, anatomy and psychology now, and in a week, my instructor will be showing me how the coding part... she will teach...

taenia.tonic@*****.*** in Owings Mills, Maryland

Evaluation and Management Coding

Can anyone explain the history levels and how they pertain to the evaluation and management section?

mklunk in Greensboro, North Carolina

Updated 27 months ago

Physical Therapy Billing/ Medicare - 7 Replies

Is there anyone that does physical therapy billing for medicare? that could answer a few questions for me I just started a new job with a new...

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