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Where do I start? - 138 Replies

Start with practice exam questions. There are a ton in this book for cheap on Amazon: If you want more try this website for...


First coding job interview

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...

Tia Hines

Local chapters

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...


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...


Updated 2 days ago

Can not find a job in RHIT field/Coding - 103 Replies

Hello, I am a student studying B.S in HIM. My assignment involves interviewing a HIM professional regarding data management. Is there a HIM...


Updated 3 days ago

need advice please - RHIT exam - 2581 Replies

Thank you so much Farida.


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[QUOTE who="NEVER EVER, EVER GIVE UP in Jamaica, New York"]FIRST OF ALL THE MINIMUM and PASSING IS 300 THERE IS NO 400 POINTS as you stated. hmmmmmm!...


Updated 4 days ago

B.S. in HIM and RHIA Certifiication but can't get a job - 16 Replies

I have several friends who got RHIA certs and AHIMA coder certs, also have another friend who certified with ABHCP (, the certification...


Updated 5 days ago

Medical Coding - Online Schools like Allied? - 182 Replies

[QUOTE who="OMP in Skokie, Illinois"]I just had to comment on the people who were thinking of choosing Allied partly because they got a free...


Updated 5 days ago

ccs examination - 1497 Replies

Hi, I am planning to take CCS in June, too. I am using PRG book, but there are so many errors in it.


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...


Updated 6 days ago

Medical coders, do you enjoy your job? - 96 Replies

[QUOTE who="Terri D in Independence, Missouri"]I am thinking seriously about the course at Career Step. It is for medical billing and coding and is...


Updated 8 days ago

Advice from RN medical coders - 123 Replies

Hi: I am not a coder but I am a RN with 35+ years experience looking at it for a career as I retire. Did you know that you can do remote coding? ...

Medical Coder 42

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...


Updated 10 days ago

The Andrews School - Medical Coding - 54 Replies

[QUOTE who="Barb24 in Wheaton, Illinois"]Career Step's program is AHIMA approved so you know it meets the AHIMA requirements to take the CCA or CCS...


Updated 13 days ago

CCA exam - 1650 Replies

No they're simular just icd 10 Goodluck


Updated 14 days ago

Need advice on medical billing/coding career - 231 Replies

Ashley, You don't say what your associates degree is in. Do you have a medical background? In order to get certified you need to have training in...


Updated 15 days ago

Remote coding jobs....don't bother - 251 Replies

Regarding machine coding, I recently worked for a company that was using a 3M product to code its radiology reports. Every report had to be checked...


Updated 16 days ago

Employers -- How do you look at degrees from Devry, University of Phoenix, and other similar schools? - 11 Replies

I am a working person and find it very hard to get a quality education in the traditional non-profit school as they require in school testing at...

HIT Student

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

Updated 1 month ago

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

Yes. I currently work as a medical coder and have talked to many coding recruiters. Many are looking for at least one of the following: RHIA, RHIT,...


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...


Updated 1 month ago

Need Advice Regarding RHIT/RHIA Education - 363 Replies

[QUOTE who="Sonjat in Spokane, Washington"]Sana..After speaking with DeVry, I found out I would be able to transfer 21 credits from my MOS degree,...


Updated 1 month ago

Medical Coder Work Environment - 151 Replies

[QUOTE who="Keybra in Chesapeake, Virginia"]I am on a final project for an associate degree and looking for a paid intership or job. Anyone know...


Updated 1 month ago

Employability of HIT associates degree graduates - 26 Replies

I have an AS in Medical Billing/Coding. I completed a ton of research to be sure that the school I chose, gave me the background to get started. They...


Updated 1 month ago

Recommendations for self-study in coding? - 56 Replies

[QUOTE who="Coder in Saint Petersburg, Florida"]The AAPC course covers only outpatient coding leading to the CPC credential. There is nothing wrong...


Updated 1 month ago

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

I wanted to know wouldI be able to get a job as a medical biller and coder now im still in medical school and I have no experience in the medical...


Updated 1 month ago

Medical Coding Tutor needed! - 2 Replies

[QUOTE who="yoli1016 in Killeen, Texas"]Hello, I'm taking the medical coding class online. I live in Killeen, Tx and was wondering if there is...


Updated 1 month ago

Struggling to find work as a Medical Coder - 2 Replies

[QUOTE who="medcoder1 in Bayside, New York"]Any advice on how to land a job as a coder? I have completed the Career Step program, received my CPC...


Updated 1 month ago

Interview Questions for RHIT/RHIA - 7 Replies

Since you haven't started coding yet, I do have a piece of advice that helped me a lot when I was taking my coding classes: When you take your...


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

Updated 2 months ago

We LOVE Training RN's and other Clinical Professionals in Medical Coding - 3 Replies

Here is a great video for RNs and others with Clinical experience looking to get into coding easily.

Compliant Coding Systems

Updated 2 months ago

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

Some valid points. Coding is not like using a telephone book. There are very specific guidelines that must be understood and followed. AHIMA is one...

Parish Wolfe

Updated 2 months ago

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

I attended CCI @ JHU in 2008 and was unable to find a job in the field I studied.

Compliant Coding Systems

Updated 2 months ago

Medical coder reply - 1 Reply

[QUOTE who="Theresa Harris in Riverside, California"]I was going to be in medical coder but I don't think it will be worth it because too much...


Updated 2 months ago

Can Medical assistant land a entry level coder job - 1 Reply

If you want to get a CCS certification through AHIMA you need to have taken the following courses: anatomy & physiology, pathophysiology,...

Miya Baylor

Updated 2 months ago

Coding books for sale - 3 Replies

Hi, Do you have 2016 medical coding bundle? I'm trying to sit for my exam and the books are really expensive.

vandaniels in Grafton, West Virginia

Updated 2 months ago

Do I need my RHIT credentials in order to get a job in medical billing - 50 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...

Judy in Fort Myers, Florida

Updated 3 months ago

allied school for medical coding and billing - 82 Replies

This is a question related to allied school online. What is the cost of tuition for this program?

mikar3 in Smyrna, Tennessee

Updated 3 months ago

RHIA or RHIT willing to interview? - 9 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?

Mmca in Maine

Do most big medical coding companies work just weekdays?

I've been coding for a small hospital but looking to start coding remotely. I've had an offer but it involves working one weekend a month or always...

Michelle78 in Chicago, Illinois

Updated 3 months ago

Medical Billing/Coding/Transcription - 1 Reply

I am a mom struggling to find a job to fit my custody arrangement and for years I have thought about medical billing and coding, or...


Updated 3 months ago

Advice on Coding Certification - 1 Reply

Hi Lori, Since you have so many years of coding experience, you probably only need a study guide for either exam - provided you are comfortable...

Jennifer White in Mcdonough, Georgia

Updated 4 months ago

Entry-Level Medical Records, Coding, Billing Employment - 86 Replies

I live in the Flint Michigan area and am looking for entry level employment in the area of medical records, coding, or billing. I have an...

Lori in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Updated 4 months ago

Is Coding & Billing Being Outsourced Overseas? - 88 Replies

Is outsourcing of medical billing and coding to India becoming a growing trend? I just passed my CPC (yesterday :)} and I am interviewing for jobs. ...

Neroadtrip in Apopka, Florida

Coding Education

I am looking into getting my coding certification. I'm not sure what direction to go to start. I've pretty much ruled out the online career...

ptrang1987 in dallas, Texas

Updated 4 months ago

Health information technology degree - 1 Reply

Hello all, I plan to apply for the health information technology program at my local community college. My question is,is it worth it? As far as...

NdigoMojo in Atlanta, Georgia

Updated 4 months ago

Home Health Coding - 1 Reply

Does anyone have any advice on home health coding? I have my RHIT and could never land an entry level coding job. Ended up getting a medical record...

Q101 in South Carolina

Training certification and getting experience

Hello everyone! I am researching getting into Medical coding and billing. 1. Because of my current schedule, I am looking for online training....

MsBarnes in Kentucky

Updated 5 months ago

Is AAPC worth the money? Please help! - 7 Replies

***A little info on my situation and my question***** I am in dire need of help. I have a seasonal job that ends in mid October, it doesn't start...

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