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Updated 5 hours ago

need advice please - RHIT exam - 1754 Replies

That's great tip...again, I'm proud of you!


Updated 7 hours ago

coding remotely outside US - 1 Reply

Hello, I'm wondering if you ever found a company who allows remote coding outside of the US? I'm in the same boat right now. Thanks!

Natsu dragneel

Updated 11 hours ago

Can not find a job in RHIT field/Coding - 42 Replies

[QUOTE who="Rod in San Diego, California"]Certificates can only help. Without experience you are going to have to start out entry level. Try...


Updated 19 hours ago

Recommendations for self-study in coding? - 22 Replies

Hey! No i never recieved it. Can you try to resend it.. Send it to my other Thank you!!!


Updated 1 day ago

Coding Jobs without Experience - 117 Replies

WOW sounds like Everest


Hello, I was wondering if anyone has a 2014 CPT Professional Edition they would like to sell? I really need it to study for the exam. Thank You

Sam D.

Updated 4 days ago

Offered HIM position without background or education. Advice needed - 2 Replies

I'm over in Bolingbrook and was interested in maybe going to Joliet Junior College for this but I make 13.50 an hour now and the site lists 16.50 as...


Updated 4 days ago

medical assistant vs medical coding & billing - 4 Replies

Wow so sad to read this, I'm so excited to start my career no I don't know if its worth it.


Updated 4 days ago

Review of CPC Coding Certification Blitz - 27 Replies

Laureen is now using AAPC's education materials, so her physician based medical billing course is the same as AAPC's course. If you take the course...

Mary P

Updated 4 days ago

Health information technology program - 2 Replies

Would like some advice on starting an online RHIT program at my age of 49 and still having to work 40hrs a week. Just a bit a background as to why I...


Updated 7 days ago

ccs examination - 1199 Replies

Hi Amanda, I'm wondering the same thing. Could anyone kindly share their experience of the new CCS test. I'm a little curious of the formatting.

Jen Hetrick

Take AHIMA prerequisites course for AACP program?

I'm thinking I'm going to take the AACP online courses for billing and coding. The med term and A&P course is more expensive, so I was thinking of...

Will Z.

Updated 10 days ago


Sounds good to me. :o)


Updated 17 days ago

Is Going To College For HEALTH INFORMATION TECHNICIAN Worth It? - 16 Replies

Employers value credentials. A recent American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) survey found that employers in the health care field...


Updated 19 days ago

Where do I start? - 56 Replies

Hello I am considering getting into the coding industry... Any ideas of online schools that are worth mentioning???


Updated 19 days ago

Should I start in Inpatient, Outpatient or Surgery Coding? - 8 Replies

[QUOTE who="Evelina in Palos Park, Illinois"]May I ask you where did you go to school for coding?I am in Illinois and not sure if it is worth it to...


Updated 20 days ago

Need advice on medical billing/coding career - 149 Replies

[QUOTE who="Shawn Maguire in Stockton, California"]First of all congradulations on your decision on a career goal. I myself have just decided to go...

AmandaR Raymond

Updated 22 days ago

AHIMA's Exams - No Educational Requirements! - 471 Replies

do you need to have work experience to sit for the CCS exam??


Updated 25 days ago

Should I become a RHIA??? Need advice please - 3 Replies


Updated 27 days ago

B.S. in HIM and RHIA Certifiication but can't get a job - 29 Replies


Updated 28 days ago

CCA exam - 1676 Replies

[QUOTE who="lbarbar in Amman, Jordan"]Helloooo, my CCA is in 27th of March ...... i am scared to death .... any tips or notes or anything will...


Some software questions

Hello everyone. I've got a few questions I am hoping some one can help me with. Let's say I have a billing company with 5 employees who need...


Getting back into coding

I left a career as a clinical documentation specialist/inpatient coder 11 years ago to raise a family. I feel like I am ready to re-enter the...

Renee in Dayton, Ohio

Updated 1 month ago

Just finished Medical Coding program - 1 Reply

So i've been applying online for many coding positions, but have not gotten any responses for awhile. I still don't have my CPC certification, but...

ZacMorris in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Updated 1 month ago

Jobs/Careers for "RHIA" professionals ? - 18 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,...

Vanessa in Evansville, Indiana

Updated 1 month ago

Help! Grad. with B.S. degree eager to work in Healthcare! Master's in HIM or Health Administration? RHIT or CCS? - 15 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...

Connie Elandt in Waupaca, Wisconsin

Updated 1 month ago

Coding books for sale - 1 Reply

I have a complete set of Medical Coding books for sale cheaper than Amazon. Buy all together and save! Included: 2011 ICD-0-CM For Hospitals (Carol...

HIMhopeful in Newark, Delaware

Updated 1 month ago

RHIA with internship OR Master's with RHIA but no internship? - 1 Reply

Hello, My background: BA in chemistry from an accredited university. Certified pharmacy technician with retail experience, currently working in a...

nikishere33 in Oswego, Illinois

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

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...

Madara in Tempe, Arizona

Updated 1 month ago

Medical coders, do you enjoy your job? - 77 Replies

I am thinking about looking into being a medical coder or a health information specialist. I've been on these forums for a couple of days now and it...

momof5sobusy in San Antonio, Texas

Updated 1 month ago

The CCA exam - 3 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...

Evelina in Palos Park, Illinois

Updated 2 months ago

No job for a new medical coder, because I don't have 2 years experience. - 54 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?

nikishere33 in Oswego, Illinois

Updated 2 months ago

The future of medical coding - 36 Replies

For experienced medical coders or those in administration, what is your lookout on the medical coding field? Will there still be a demand for coders...

TealSky in Chicago, Illinois

Advice on career change to HIM!

I recently graduated with a degree in finance, but decided that I would like to enter into the HIM field instead. I've researched some...

momof5sobusy in San Antonio, Texas

Ahima Coding Basics Program Completion time

I was just curious if anyone here has went through the AHIMA Coding Basics program, and if so how long did it take you to complete? I know it gives...

muir93 in Champaign, Illinois

Updated 2 months ago

allied school for medical coding and billing - 81 Replies

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

Shantate in Lewisville, Texas

Updated 2 months ago

Medical coding help - 8 Replies

Hi Guys, one of the best blog for Medical coding help. log on to

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 2 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 2 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...

SHAY SHAY in Chicago, Illinois

Updated 2 months ago

Review of CCA Test Prep exam from - 3 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...

Patrick in Los Angeles, California

Updated 2 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...

nchop in Los Angeles, California

Updated 3 months ago

Is Coding & Billing Being Outsourced Overseas? - 85 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. ...

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 3 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 3 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 3 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,...

eforge in Atlanta, Georgia

Updated 3 months ago

Thinking about taking online 6 month course for medical coding/billing/terminology - 5 Replies

Hi. I'm 37 years old and thinking about making a total career change from an office manager for a retail company to medical billing, coding,...

Molly in College Park, Maryland

Updated 3 months ago

Questions on AHIMA Coding Basics Program - 40 Replies

Need advice on AHIMA Coding Basics Program trying to decide where to start.

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