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Rich in New York, New York

How do you look at fake diploma certificates?

When you study hard for your diploma, others may have already got their graduation certificate, you're angry, you're compromise, because when to...

Star in Midland, Texas

Updated 4 months ago

Work at home coding jobs - 90 Replies

I have been in healthcare as a Business Office Manager since 2000, but received my CPC in 2006. I am looking for a remote position, I am near Akron,...

canu in Houston, Texas

not ready for certification

I'm not ready to become certified just yet but I will receive my AAS in HIT . what entry job can I apply for closer to my degree?

Barb24 in Wheaton, Illinois

Updated 5 months ago

Career Step vs. Penn Foster for training - 7 Replies

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...

Sarah in Carol Stream, Illinois

Updated 5 months ago

B.S. in HIM and RHIA Certifiication but can't get a job - 43 Replies

Hello, I have a degree in HIM and my RHIA certification. However, every job is requiring 2-3 year experience in medical coding. I need tips on how...

Kyle ODonnell in Tampa, Florida

Is your Hospital sending your Protected Health Information to India and Philippines for purpose of billing your visits?

Did you know when a Hospital contract overseas companies they are sending your Medical Records to India and Philippines? Your Protected Health...

Heather in Charlotte, North Carolina

Updated 6 months ago

Medical Coder Work Environment - 151 Replies

Hi everyone and anyone Just was wondering what the office environment is like for a medical coder. I know you sit in front of the computer all...

Berlin in Knightdale, North Carolina

Updated 6 months ago

medical assistant vs medical coding & billing - 9 Replies

which one pays more? which one has a lower stress level? which one has a better job outlook? I have considered becoming an RN but it seems like a...

shawn0798 in Baltimore, Maryland

Learn Medical Coding LLC offers AAPC Courses and AHIMA approved medical coding courses for CPC, CCS, and more

For more information contact us at learnmedicalcoding.com

Ruby Slippers in Las Vegas, Nevada

Updated 6 months ago

Robots - 1 Reply

so, how long before we are completely replaced by robots ?

mjmj in Midlothian, Illinois

Updated 7 months ago

coding proficiency test - 2 Replies

Does anyone know what to expect when interviewing for an outpatient coder position. What kind of test do they give? This will be my first interview

KBMB in Blythewood, South Carolina

College? Certified? Please help!

I've been reading the forums for a bit and I'm confused. Should I even go back to college to get an associate in Medical Billing and Coding or...

Barb24 in Wheaton, Illinois

Updated 7 months ago

No job for a new medical coder, because I don't have 2 years experience. - 69 Replies

The Catch-22, no experience, no job. How can I get the experience? RHIT CCS Will it do me any good to get these, or should I give up?

EH in Houston, Texas

Medical Billing and Coding Career advice

I am really interested in starting a career in billing and coding.. and i'm wanting to complete a certificate but when i look job openings in my area...

Sunny Shines in Flushing, New York

Health Information Technology

Is there a high unemployment rate for HIT? I'm thinking about studying to get certified. It seems to be very competitive for jobs and I'm worried I...

Joe Earl in Raleigh, North Carolina

Updated 7 months ago

Help! Grad. with B.S. degree eager to work in Healthcare! Master's in HIM or Health Administration? RHIT or CCS? - 18 Replies

Hello Everyone, I am a graduate of May 2010 with a Bachelor's degree in Communication Studies and would like to work in healthcare. However, I am...

Mimi in Brockton, Massachusetts

Updated 7 months ago

I have a question........ - 4 Replies

Is the CCA the same as CBCS (Certified Billing & Coding specialist?

kacied422 in Charlotte, North Carolina

Student coding question

Can anyone help me on a coding question that im struggling with? How would you code the following.......Severe first degree sunburn of face, and...

Carleigh in Atlanta, Georgia

Updated 8 months ago

Medical Billing/Coding Training? - 1 Reply

A medical professional friend of mine is opening her own practice and would like for me to train to be her practice manager. She would like for me to...

ElsieF in Midlothian, Virginia

RHIA Exam Prep

Has anyone used the AHIMA online prep series to prepare for the RHIA exam? If so, what did you think?

uncertain in Ocala, Florida

Has anyone heard of Codingdepartment.com?

I got a possible job lead from this company but I can't find ANYTHING online about them so I'm worried it could be a scam. Just wondering if anyone...

@GregHawkesMDACC in Houston, Texas

MD Anderson Looking for Coders

I saw a few posts on the board about looking for Coding jobs. We are hiring for coders here at MD Anderson (in Houston). I actually have a...

newcoder907 in Anchorage, Alaska

Updated 9 months ago

Medical Coding vs Coding/Billing - 9 Replies

Just staring out as a new CPC coder thru AAPC. Going through the job search is seems like most places want a coder/biller. Is this a typical entry...

admo in Apo

Needing to Interview Individuals in HIM (RHIT/RHIA)

Hello! I am a student and I am needing to interview 2 individuals (at least one has to be RHIT/RHIA) for my HIM class. I have 11 questions and have...

jslinfla2 in Delray Beach, Florida

Updated 9 months ago

Deafness and Nursing - 1 Reply

Hello, my name is Marnie and I have recently lost so much of my hearing that I can no longer function as a Registered Nurse(charge 23 years). I am...

Barb24 in Wheaton, Illinois

Updated 9 months ago

Is there a difference between a Coding Certification and an Associate Degree in Coding? - 6 Replies

Greetings INDEED Forum People!!!! I have been going thru what seems like a ton of online schools trying to figure out which course will be best...

Michelle78 in Chicago, Illinois

Updated 9 months ago

Best online school? - 3 Replies

I am looking at Andrews - looks very promising but any others anyone can recommend? Some seem a little scammy and looking for "best online medical...

PMRNC in Plattsburgh, New York

Updated 10 months ago

Medical Coding - Online Schools like Allied? - 185 Replies

Has anyone done their medical coding education completely online? Does anyone have any experience with AlliedSchools.com? And have you been able...

Steve in Victorville, California

Has anyone taken ABHCP Medical Billing and Coding Exam (M35)?

Currently studying for this exam, wondering if anyone took it and can tell me what I can expect? http://abhcp.org/r/medical-billing-and-coding-spec...

hannahfromga in Tifton, Georgia

HIM degree vs. CPC only

Hello to all! I'm seeking advice. A while back I completeld a coding certification program but have yet to take my CPC exam. If I enrolled in a HIM...

Allen Kniep in Duluth, Minnesota

Updated 10 months ago

Jobs/Careers for "RHIA" professionals ? - 22 Replies

I am interested in majoring in B.S. Health Information Management & M.S. Informatics. I also want to take the "RHIA" licensing exam afterwards. But,...

mop in Seattle, Washington

Updated 10 months ago

remote coder from outside the states - 2 Replies

Hello! I'm thinking to go back to Japan due to my family emergency. I am wondering if there are companies who accept to work from outside of the...

Amanda in Dearborn Heights, Michigan

Updated 10 months ago

First coding job interview - 2 Replies

Hello all, Thank you for taking the time to read my post. I have an Associates in Applied Science and am an RHIT. Currently, I do billing for a...

Stephanie.lomo@*****.*** in Gaithersburg, Maryland

Updated 10 months ago

CCA exam - 1613 Replies

I am scheduled to take my CCA exam from AHIMA in two weeks. If anyone has taken this certification or any similiar certifications, Can you please...

Trying to Help in Detroit, Michigan

Updated 10 months ago

Males in Medical Coding - 1 Reply

I am a male and I am wondering about being a male in the medical coding/billing field. All I see everywhere (AAPC meetings, forums, my classes) are...

Coder1 in Warren, Ohio

Updated 10 months ago

Local chapters - 1 Reply

Hi, I recently decided to pick up medical billing and coding and I will start at Devry in July but I may not go through with it because of the cost I...

AriAstro in Tucson, Arizona

Need help!

Hello! I'm going through an agency that will help me with paying for my medical coding training. It's called Arizona Workforce. I'm a recent single...

KristieB29 in Duncan, Oklahoma

Medical Coder Interview

I am a student at Bryan University and I am in the Medical Billing and Coding program. I need a medical coder to contact me for an interview for one...

Medical Coder 42 in Kingsport, Tennessee

medical coding hours

I am a medical coder that works mandatory 48+hours per week. I am wondering if this is common everywhere? Could you please respond with your average...

HIT Student in Westland, Michigan

Need RHIT to interview

Hello, I am looking for an RHIT that would be willing to answer some questions about their job via email. I am doing this for a class project. It...

HIM Professional in Jonesboro, Georgia

Updated 12 months ago

Will employers accept a RHIA certification for a medical coding postion? - 1 Reply

Hello Everyone, I just received my B.S in HIM and my next step is to get certify. I am interested in medical coding and looking into...

idunno in Orlando, Florida

RHIA advice needed please

Hi everyone, I have some questions and in need of advice. Hopefully you can guys help! I graduated with a Bachelor's in Healthcare Administration...

janet in Indianapolis, Indiana

Updated 12 months ago

Employability of HIT associates degree graduates - 26 Replies

I am looking at shifting career, and considering the current job market in Nevada, it seems that the way to go is the medical/healthcare industry. I...

CodingInstructor in Chandler, Arizona

Updated 12 months ago

Medical Coding Tutor needed! - 2 Replies

Hello, I'm taking the medical coding class online. I live in Killeen, Tx and was wondering if there is someone in my area willing to tutor me for...

CodingInstructor in Chandler, Arizona

Updated 12 months ago

Struggling to find work as a Medical Coder - 2 Replies

Any advice on how to land a job as a coder? I have completed the Career Step program, received my CPC and CCA and now am struggling to find work. ...

Ann_M in Georgia

Updated 12 months ago

Interview Questions for RHIT/RHIA - 7 Replies

Hi! I am a student studying to become an RHIT, and hopefully a medical coder. As part of our coursework, we are required to interview a current RHIT...

rissy in Austin, Texas

question on RHIT job titles

I like to know what job titles I should search for when trying to search for a job, I don't I typed in Medical information tech but rarely anything...

Compliant Coding Systems in Las Vegas, Nevada

Updated 13 months ago

So much info, don't know what to trust... - 7 Replies

Hi, I've been considering medical coding for quite some time now. I've been working at a university medical center getting insurance authorizations...

Parish Wolfe in Raleigh, North Carolina

Updated 13 months ago

Any Other Unemployed CCI at Johns Hopkins Grads? - 17 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...

Compliant Coding Systems in Las Vegas, Nevada

Updated 13 months ago

Medical coder reply - 1 Reply

I was going to be in medical coder but I don't think it will be worth it because too much competition in California and there are recurring tests and...

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