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Updated 3 months ago

Online coding software resources? - 2 Replies

[QUOTE who="KaylaMarie in Westerville, Ohio"]Hi, all. Here's my situation: I graduated with my AAS in HIT in late 2011, and got a job in the HIM...


Updated 3 months ago

Schooling - 6 Replies

I agree with the person in St. Petersburg, Florida about The Andrews School. The thing about coding is this: It does not matter where you attended...


Updated 3 months ago

Regional medical billing and coding vs AHIMA?? - 2 Replies

[QUOTE who="Newbieatthis in Chicago, Illinois"]I'm so confused . I hear AHIMA accredited schools are the ones you should go for but there are also...


Updated 3 months ago

medical billing and coding - 2 Replies

[QUOTE who="Samantha Smith in Richmond, Virginia"]I am working on a paper for my class, I start in the billing and coding class next month. I sadly...

BCAdvantage in Simpsonville, South Carolina

FREE Medical Coding Magazine, CEUs, Webinars

Get all the Medical Coding Resources you need at BC Advantage Magazine: The Essential Magazine and Resource for Medical Coders Signup to today FREE...

taycojeanmichelle in Makati, Philippines

Updated 5 months ago

Need a job? we are in need of QA's, Medical Coders and ICD 10 Auditors - 2 Replies

Requirements: • Graduate of any Allied Degree Course • Should be a Certified Coder or has the following Certification: CCS, RHIA, RHIT, CCP, CCA...

Nyrshea in Morrow, Georgia

Updated 5 months ago

Do I need my RHIT credentials in order to get a job in medical billing - 46 Replies

I graduated almost 3 years ago with an Assoiate in Health Information Technology but have still not taken the RHIT exam. I am still looking for work...

LeAnn in Columbus, Nebraska

Updated 5 months ago

Are there practice tests available for AHIMA Certification tests? - 6 Replies

I'm just finishing up a Medical Coding Certificate program and am wondering, are there any practice exams you can take to see how you would do on the...

allyson in Evansville, Indiana

Updated 5 months ago

Review of CCA Test Prep exam from - 4 Replies

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

lakeyanelson in Richmond, Virginia

Updated 5 months ago

Already have a college degree. But getting Coding Certificate. What does that make me? - 29 Replies

Hello All! I am a college graduate, I have a Bachlor's of English. I'm currently in AHIMA's online Coding Basics Certificate Program. So my...

Mehul in Yorba Linda, California

Updated 5 months ago

Inpatient Coding - 1 Reply

24. Use the CPT, ICD-9-CM, and ICD-10-CM manual to assign the appropriate procedure, modifier, and diagnoses codes to the following case...

Mehul in Yorba Linda, California

Updated 5 months ago


Please keep this thread limited to INPATIENT coding questions and answers. Thanks!

Mehul in Yorba Linda, California

Coding help

Use the CPT, ICD-9-CM, and ICD-10-CM Manuals to assign the appropriate Home Service visit and diagnoses codes to the following case...

Mehul in Yorba Linda, California

CPT and HCPCS codes need help

35. Use the CPT and HCPCS manual to assign the appropriate Emergency Department visit and procedure codes to the following case scenario. A...

MedicalCoder in Chesapeake, Virginia

Updated 5 months ago

Is it possible to sit for the CPC exam without an formal training??? - 2 Replies

I am a nurse and was a medical underwriter. I want to take my CPC to get ahead in the insurance world but I can't afford it right now. Can I...

MedicalCoder in Chesapeake, Virginia

Updated 5 months ago

Medical Coders Position - 1 Reply

What does a position like medical billing and coding entails of because I am trying to get a job doing that. I have a certificate in Medical...

MedicalCoder in Chesapeake, Virginia

Updated 5 months ago

Took the CCS P exam today and failed by just 1 point!!!! - 12 Replies

I am so upset and disappointed. I have no work experience. This is my first try. Should I reatke this exam or take CCA?

Coder1 in North Jackson, Ohio

Updated 5 months ago

CCS exam - 3 Replies

From my networking I have found that I can take my CCS instead of my CCA being that I have 2.5 years of coding experience and have a degree in...

MedicalCoder in Chesapeake, Virginia

Updated 5 months ago

CPC Blitz Videos - 2 Replies

Has anyone used the Blitz videos before taking their CPC exam? What did you think? They are expensive. Is it worth it and if yes,...

aan idk in topeka, Kansas

Updated 6 months ago

Health Information Management or Information Science? - 2 Replies

Hi, I got my BS degree in Environmental Health. I'm very interested in Health Informatics, but I don't have experience neither in healthcare nor IT...

OldCrone in Eaton, Ohio

Updated 6 months ago


--You took an online coding course NOT approved by AHIMA --You're a biller or RN who has seen codes but never took an HIT course --You took a...

OldCrone in Eaton, Ohio

Updated 6 months ago

Medical Coding Salary - 3 Replies

Hi there I would like to know from people who are actively medical coding especially remote what is the average coding salary ? For those with less...

Jfraska in Glastonbury, Connecticut

What did/do you do for work?

Just wondering what those of you did for work while going thru edu and getting the exam. Did you do work related or in the healthcare field? Or just...

Stacy, Richmond, VA

Updated 6 months ago

medical assistant vs medical coding & billing - 8 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...

jessie 0 in Sioux Falls, South Dakota

Updated 7 months ago

Inpatient Coding - 26 Replies

I passed my CCS-P coding test. I feel like I have a good grasp on outpatient coding but I don't really have it down pat what to do with the...

BC Advantage in Simpsonville, South Carolina

Revenue Cycle Management in Coding

Every practice should be run like a business, from the moment the patient makes an appointment to the moment the claim is processed and paid to the...

BC Advantage in Simpsonville, South Carolina

Medical Coder Salaries on the Rise

Salaries for certified medical coding professionals increased an average of 8.4 percent in 2014. The figure was released in an annual salary survey...

BC Advantage in Simpsonville, South Carolina

G0402: Medicare Preventive Visit

Medicare covers a one-time Initial Preventive Physical Examination (IPPE), also referred to as the "Welcome to Medicare" visit. IPPE is a unique...

BC Advantage in Simpsonville, South Carolina

NEW Article: 5 keys to critical care coding

Critical care is the most highly compensated E/M service, but it's also the most highly scrutinized by payers. Under the relative value unit (RVU)...

Jennifer Andrews in Raleigh, North Carolina

Updated 7 months ago

RHIA or RHIT willing to interview? - 8 Replies

Hi. I'm a current HIT student and have a report due. Would anyone with a RHIA or RHIT credential be will to let me interview them?

Yoli1016 in Killeen, Texas

Medical Coding Tutor needed!

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...

MedicalCoder in Chesapeake, Virginia

Updated 7 months ago

Online accredited schools: yay or nay? - 2 Replies

I'm looking into career step but I have a community college nearby . From my understanding the community college does not help you find a job but...

MedicalCoder in Chesapeake, Virginia

Updated 7 months ago

I am kinda confused by what I need to do to become a billing and coding specialist, could someone help please? - 5 Replies

Okay so I am talking to community colleges about it and looking online and this is what I have so far: I need to go into a community college, get...

Newbieatthis in Chicago, Illinois

Updated 7 months ago

day-to-day for coders - 52 Replies

I've been looking into coding as a profession, but I've always been warned that I can't just sit in my little closet coding all day (a damn shame, I...

Newbieatthis in Chicago, Illinois

How did you get experience?

I keep hearing you have to either volunteer at a hospital or find an internship. How did you personally go about doing that, getting recommendations,...

Dorothy in Wheaton, Illinois

Updated 7 months ago

RHIT Accreditation - 2 Replies

I am looking into going to school online for and associates in Health Information Technology. I would like to become certified eventually and from...

MedicalCoder in Chesapeake, Virginia

Updated 7 months ago

Who has taken or is taking the Medical Coding/ Billing Course - 2 Replies

I'm interested in starting on the course next semester. Can someone please describe what the course exactly is about to me? Also is it hard? And last...

MedicalCoder in Chesapeake, Virginia

Updated 7 months ago

Coding online school opinion needed - 3 Replies

Has anyone gone to L S Coding and Educations online program???????? I can't find any bad reviews Thank u!! Nicole

Sue McCratic in Valley Springs, California

Updated 8 months ago

The CCA exam - 4 Replies

So, I just sent in the application in order to be qualified for the CCA exam through AHIMA. I bought their CCA exam study guide, and I took the...

xboxer in Cactus, Arizona

Updated 8 months ago

Medical coding a good career? - 9 Replies

I'm in a really crappy retail job and I hate it, I feel like I am being babysat all of the time and I would like to be able to work more...

notfromAudubon in Audubon, Iowa

Medical Coding Mentor

Does anyone know how to go about finding a mentor in this field? My school recently contacted me asking if I wanted to join their mentor program, I...

Melanie in Brooklyn, New York

Updated 8 months ago

US Career Institute - 3 Replies

Has anyone completed the Medical Billing and Coding Program through US Career Institute? I'm considering starting the program and wanted to hear the...

BrwnStar411 in Hamilton, Georgia

CPC-H or CCS coder

Can an CCA coder sit for the CPC-H exam? Is this exam harder than the CCS exam?

njcountry in Antioch, Tennessee

Updated 8 months ago

I'm going into medical coding from dental hygiene, any advice on becoming a coder? - 1 Reply

I've been in dentistry for 12 years now & have been recently laid off from a dental hygiene position I was at for 6 years & I'm burned out & cannot...

BillTheSlink in Cincinnati, Ohio

Questions about the field and anyone know anything about Andrew's School?

First, I will ask about The Andrews School, as this is where I will likely be getting my training. I know for medical transcription they seem to be...

BrwnStar411 in Hamilton, Georgia

Changing CCA certificate to CPC-H Certificate

To get certification as CPC-H, do you have to be or work as CPC coder first? I've being a CCA coder for about 2 year I want to move up, but not yet...

slimdiva2 in tampa, Florida

Updated 9 months ago

passing ccs-p and ccs without coding experience - 2 Replies

To all the experienced medical record coder who insist several years of coding experience is a must to pass the ccs-p and ccs the first time. This is...

TDani21 in Pflugerville, Texas

Would like to get CCS Certification

I graduated school for Medical Billing and Coding in 2005, I wasn't able to complete the exam due to life circumstances. I'm really desiring to get...

Renee in Dayton, Ohio

Updated 9 months ago

Where should I start? - 2 Replies

I've been really interested in the medical billing/coding field for a while and I'm ready to start the process. My confusion is that, even after all...

Deb in Dallas, Texas

Updated 10 months ago



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