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CCS in Halethorpe, Maryland

Updated 19 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... in Bonney Lake, Washington

Updated 19 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 19 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 19 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 20 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

I am studying right now for the CCA and purchased 10 practice tests from 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 20 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 20 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...

Updated 20 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 20 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... 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 21 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...

Windy Cat in Chicago, Illinois

Updated 21 months ago

Gatlin Education - 76 Replies

Has anyone taken the online course through Gatlin Education? The local University is ofering a billing & coding course though them so I figured they...

wannabecoder in Temecula, California

CPC-H Books

I just finished Anatomy and Medical Terminology through AAPC. I plan to take CPC-H course as soon as I save enough money to pay for the course but as...


CCS training advice...

I'm looking to get into medical coding. The basic coding program through the AHIMA website is only to prepare you for the CCA, not CCS. I am...

Kerry1981 in Trumbull, Connecticut

Updated 21 months ago

I need help on where to start with schooling.. - 4 Replies

Hello I am a 29 year old female working in a HIM job as a document imaging tech and my work reimburses $5000 a year for education. I want to start...

Jessica in Portland, Maine

Coding Student Needs Help

I am currently enrolled in a Medical Coding/EHR major. I have an assignment due Monday in which I have to do a quick interview with a professional...

Tami in Ladson, South Carolina

Certification advice. I feel cheated by my school.

Hey guys. I really need some advice. I recently graduated with an Associate in Health Information Technology. Throughout my time at the school we...

Bianca in Albuquerque, New Mexico

Updated 22 months ago

Looking for part-time remote - 286 Replies

I have a year and a half of inpatient coding experience and have my RHIT credential, as well as 9 years of transcription experience. I'm looking for...

ajani in India

Updated 22 months ago

Degree in Medical Billing/Coding but what now? - 4 Replies

I recently graduated with an associates degree in medical billing and coding from University of Phoenix. I am now trying to decide where to go and...

dernhelm in Columbus, Wisconsin

Interview a Coder or RHIT for my class

For one of my classes in the HIT program I need to interview someone who is working in my future field. Anyone want to help me out if you have some...

Abas in Kraków, Poland

Updated 23 months ago

dress code plus body jewelry - 2 Replies

I was curious about the dress code policies for a medical coder, I have gauges in my ears and am starting a course for medical coding. I would like...

Angel Leynes in Seattle, Washington

Updated 23 months ago

Learning facility coding - 24 Replies

I have been doing outpatient coding for about 6 years and I think I would like to try to learn inpatient/facility coding and need to find a book to...

Nicole110 in New York, New York

I am a student (HIT) I need to interview someone with coding experience about their job (informational interview)

Hi I just found this forum, I am getting my degree in Health Information Technology and I need to do an informational interview of someone who has a...

gmck in Prescott, Arizona practice test

Has anyone used the practice tests for the CCA Exam who would be willing to share how they felt the practice tests did in preparing...

carey in Evans, Georgia

Updated 25 months ago

What's the best way to enter this field? - 12 Replies

I have been thinking about entering the Medical coding and/or billing world and have some questions. First do most people do both billing and coding...

Tania in Provo, Utah

Updated 25 months ago

Medical Billing and Coding? - 3 Replies

I am interested in changing career fields. Here's a little bit about me: I received a B.A. in Political Science in 2009. Since then I've been working...

TippM in Florida

Updated 25 months ago

DEVRY HIT STUDENTS... What was your expereince with finding a medical coding job after finishing school? - 19 Replies

I am currently attending Devry online for Health Information Technology (HIT). I will be completing my program in May of 2013 and doing my onsite...

Dawnybear in Spring Grove, Illinois

Updated 25 months ago

New Graduate with no where to turn............... - 52 Replies

I am a Certified Medical billing and Coding Specialist, I graduated June 2008 with a 4.0 GPA as well as perfect attendance and "I CAN'T FIND A JOB...

Garrett in Salt Lake City, Utah

Updated 25 months ago

medical coding certification - 7 Replies

i just want to know a few things. i am here in Texas starting to get my medical coding certification and i would like to know what the requirements...

Elizabeth in North Chicago, Illinois

Updated 25 months ago

Advice on Billing Certification - 3 Replies

Hello, My husband is starting a medical practice and wants me to do his billing. I have previous experience from doing medical billing at another...

Heather Alejos in San Antonio, Texas

Where to start?

I am currently a pharm technician and I enjoy being in the health field but I am leaning more towards medical office maybe something like medical...

Garrettb06 in Salt Lake City, Utah

Medical Billing and coding

Hey everyone, I am looking into the Billing and Coding program at a local school (MATC) and just wondered how good of a profession is/will it be?...

Diane in Dallas, Texas

future of coding in U.S.

Most of the world had been using ICD-10 for years so I'm wondering how the future for coders in the U.S. is looking. Everyone over here has to learn...

magambo in Hyattsville, Maryland

Updated 26 months ago

Any Other Unemployed CCI at Johns Hopkins Grads? - 16 Replies

Despite what the enrollment office promised as to externship placement and job help, I finished my billing and coding program and have GOTTEN NO...

Michael Career Training in Los Angeles, California

Updated 26 months ago

I just took the CCA thru AHIMA - 74 Replies

It says they will send me my certification in 4 months but until then is there a temp license number they give you? I checked their website for newly...

HIM_Melanie in Newport Beach, California

Updated 26 months ago

Seeking Remote Coding - 1 Reply

I live in Upper Michigan in a very small rural area and I am unable to find coding jobs in my area or within 100 miles. I am RHIT, CCS and CPC...

pam in Waterbury, Connecticut

is medical coding a dying career?

I'm considering going into this career, would it be a big mistake at this point with IDC 10 and Emr's?

Coder911 in Warren, Ohio

Updated 27 months ago

CPC exam - 28 Replies

Hi i have been coding for 3 years and have decided to sit for the CPC exam. i have the study guide from carol buck. anyone who has used this book...

Mary inTampa in Jacksonville, Florida

Updated 27 months ago

Need Advice! - 2 Replies

I am 27 years old and have a Bachelor's degree in Fine Art (first mistake). After years of working minimum wage office jobs to support myself,...

sungrl in Commack, New York

Certified Coder Academy

Has anybody signed up with Certified Coder Academy for medical coding? Is it legit, and is it worthwhile? What did you think of it?

janne w in Napa, California

okay-i'm beginning to believe that there is no such work positions as a certified health data analyst, or am i indeed: " putting

okay-i'm beginning to believe that there is no such work positions as a certified health data analyst, or am i indeed: " putting the cart before the...

TheKaylaC in Houston, Texas

Updated 27 months ago

Pharmacy tech VS Medical billing and coding - 1 Reply

I'm currently a medical assistant. I will take the AAMA exam in March 2013. I work part time but I'm earning just a tad above minimum wage. I get at...

TippM in Florida

Updated 27 months ago

Possible Medical Coding Job- Need Advice - 4 Replies

I am starting my internship to completed HIT associates degree. I am doing my practicum next month at a hospital in the HIM Department. The manager...

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