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Updated 1 day ago

Where do I start? - 62 Replies

Hi everyone, I am currently in my last year of the HIT program at a local community college and I just finished the coding clinical at a local...


Updated 3 days ago


[QUOTE who="kvalrie in Austell, Georgia"]Revenue Management and Information Protection. Missed by 7 pts.[/QUOTE] kvalrie- I can send you a...


Updated 7 days ago

Review of CPC Coding Certification Blitz - 29 Replies

I was hesitant to buy the Blitz videos based on Rubie's review but I finally decided (in the middle of my CPC course) to go ahead and order them,...


Updated 7 days ago

need advice please - RHIT exam - 1857 Replies

[QUOTE who="sue in Clearwater, Florida"]I hope so, the statistics especailly the graph and domain 5 and coding are the ones i am having trouble...


Updated 8 days ago

Need Advice Regarding RHIT/RHIA Education - 384 Replies

[QUOTE who="MissyKMeb in Norcross, Georgia"]Thanks for the confidence boosts. I'm trying to stay focused but it's no joke that this field is hard to...


Updated 9 days ago

medical assistant vs medical coding & billing - 6 Replies

I am considering taking courses for a certification in medical billing. I am an occupational therapy assistant, and I have a bachelors in...

Uchiha Madara

Updated 13 days ago

ccs examination - 1201 Replies

Hello, has anyone sat for the ccs-p exam?? im at a loss on how to study for the exam. I have the study guides and various textbooks from school. any...


Updated 14 days ago

Need advice on medical billing/coding career - 158 Replies

[QUOTE who="Shadira in Jersey City, New Jersey"]Mike - I'm not talking about college degrees. Most people don't have 2 years to devote to going to...


Updated 19 days ago

Employability of HIT associates degree graduates - 24 Replies

[QUOTE who="Valentine in Salt Lake City, Utah"]You do not need to attend an AHIMA approved school, I am not sure who started that rumor, no doubt it...


Updated 22 days ago

Can not find a job in RHIT field/Coding - 43 Replies

[QUOTE who="L123 in Eau Claire, Wisconsin"]I really need advice, I graduated from the HIT program and got my RHIT. I have such a hard time finding a...


Updated 23 days ago

CCA exam - 1667 Replies

Hello all! I just took my CCA and passed. I study diligently for three weeks prior to the test but I attend Concorde for the Medical and Billing...

zimed code

Updated 24 days ago

Is it possible to sit for the CPC exam without an formal training??? - 1 Reply

Hi nikishere you have asked a exact question in this forum Actually whether you are taking a class or not is up to your wish and up to your mindset,...


Coding online school opinion needed

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


Updated 27 days ago

The Andrews School - Medical Coding - 6 Replies

[QUOTE who="JJ2014 in Pensacola, Florida"]How is it going in Andrews School? I am seriously considering signing up for the coding course myself and...


Updated 28 days 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!


Updated 28 days 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 29 days 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 1 month 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...

Mary P

Updated 1 month 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...

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...


Updated 1 month 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 1 month 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...

AmandaR Raymond

Updated 1 month ago

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

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


Updated 1 month ago

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


Updated 1 month ago

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


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 2 months 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 2 months 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 2 months 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 2 months 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 2 months 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...

Madara in Tempe, Arizona

Updated 2 months 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 2 months 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 4 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 4 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...

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