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Updated 1 day ago

Need advice on medical billing/coding career - 328 Replies

Hello I'm looking for classroom opportunities in Baltimore Md for medical coding any suggestions helpful


Updated 2 days ago

Any other age 50+ here starting a coding career? - 141 Replies

[QUOTE who="Marie in Amherst, Ohio"]MJINATL, I'm hoping for an update from you. Did you find AHIMA's online courses to be a worthwhile means of...


Updated 2 days ago

I am kinda confused by what I need to do to become a billing and coding specialist, could someone help please? - 21 Replies

[QUOTE who="Tiffany Weldon in Tyler, Texas"]Ms. Lynn, I was not able to reach you at this email. Is there another? I really need help. Please mail...


Newly certified work experience

I passed my CCS exam last month after going through a Coding program. I do not have any work experience. It's frustrating to me that even though I...


Updated 7 days ago

Medical coders, do you enjoy your job? - 106 Replies

Even if every one in the world adopted a CAC (Computer assisted coding) there will always be a need for coders! I have learned through my recent RHIA...


Updated 9 days ago

need advice please - RHIT exam - 2826 Replies

[QUOTE who="nancy in Chicago, Illinois"]HELLO ALL IM TAKING THE TEST AGAIN FOR THE 5TH TIME. im studying hard taking a lot of notes every week I am...


Updated 11 days ago

I just took the CCA thru AHIMA - 76 Replies

[QUOTE who="Cheryl"]I have taken the test twice and i really need some advice i was blown away by the test.Please can anyone help me[/QUOTE] Hi,...


Updated 12 days ago

medical assistant vs medical coding & billing - 14 Replies

Bullfrog, You absolutely do not need 2 years experience to take the CPC exam. Most Career Step students take the CPC immediately after finishing...


Updated 12 days ago

Advice from RN medical coders - 177 Replies

[QUOTE who="DT911 in El Paso, Texas"]I am so glad I found these reviews. I was thisclose to buying the RNcoder network course. It appears to be on...


Updated 18 days ago

Recommendations for self-study in coding? - 94 Replies

I guess I worded that oddly, but just trying to contrast the Career Step program that offers over 100 hours of practicum vs. a course that was linked...


Updated 18 days ago

No job for a new medical coder, because I don't have 2 years experience. - 75 Replies

[QUOTE who="A.Velazquez in Novato, California"]If you really want to make money... sell programs on medical billing and coding. That's where they...

Cat D93

Where do I get experience

I was thinking about getting a medical billing certificate but then I looked at jobs and too many require a year's worth of experience I need to...


Updated 23 days ago

US Career Institute - 10 Replies

I took and finished the Medical Coding and Billing program. I got a 97%. I could not get a job because the U.S. Career Institute is not AAPC or AHIMA...


How much can I make without the Health Information Technology RHIT Certfication?

Hi. I am going to enroll in a "Microcredential Health information technology" program at a near by community college. It's only 6 months long and I...


How much can I make without the Health Information Technology RHIT ertfication?

Hi. I am going to enroll in a "Microcredential Health information technology" program at a near by community college. It's only 6 months long and I...


Updated 27 days ago

Where do I start? - 209 Replies

[QUOTE who="PMRNC in Plattsburgh, New York"]I'd also like to point out from your statement about our certifications; "They are in billing and HIPAA,...


Updated 1 month ago

The Andrews School - Medical Coding - 102 Replies

Sounds good. I've been researching for months trying to figure out which program to go with as in where and with who would be best for me. I've also...

Jenny Horner

Updated 1 month ago

Can not find a job in RHIT field/Coding - 168 Replies

Tina - Are you talking about offshoring? Offshoring is different than outsourcing. Outsourcing means giving the work to another company, most...


Updated 1 month ago

Employers -- How do you look at degrees from Devry, University of Phoenix, and other similar schools? - 37 Replies

[QUOTE who="sean2339 in Tucson, Arizona"]Your wording is very problematic. For profit vs non-profit vs governmental are tax statuses that have no...


Updated 1 month ago

Is there a difference between a Coding Certification and an Associate Degree in Coding? - 13 Replies

You may want to check with employers in your area, doing a search here on Indeed can be helpful, but in general most employers will require that you...

Barb24 in Wheaton, Illinois

Updated 1 month ago

Coding Jobs without Experience - 149 Replies

I was looking into several Medical Coding schools but I wanted to know if I could get a job without having any experience. The problem I am having...

gm in Alabaster, Alabama

Updated 1 month ago

Is AAPC worth the money? Please help! - 26 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...

Dino in San Jose, California

Medical coder working remote?

Hello everyone, I am currently going into the certification program for medical coding. I currently hold a bachelors degree of science from a...

Celeste in Lafayette, Louisiana

Questions for HIM Professionals

Hello, I am a student getting my Bachelor's degree in Health Information Management. For an assignment, I need to interview a HIM Professional or...

Barb24 in Wheaton, Illinois

Updated 2 months ago

Medical coding a good career? - 10 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...

Medtechny in Bronx, New York

What kinda jobs can you get with.. BBA in Accounting degree plus medical billing/coding certificate?

I have 9 yrs experience in healthcare. Im currently working as a medical assistant, i used to be an EMT. Im almost done with a medical...

Diane McCain, CEO, Potomac Mgmt in Woodbridge, Virginia

Updated 2 months ago

Remote coding jobs....don't bother - 259 Replies

Don't bother looking for remote coding jobs. They are all being sent overseas. Don't believe me? Look in the back of the AAPC magazine, which...


Updated 2 months ago

Internship Positions - 31 Replies

I know this is a late reply but I am also having the hardest time finding an internship. My school does not assist in placement and I can't seem to...

JLarralde in Texas City, Texas

Updated 2 months ago


I graduated 4 years ago and I just found the importance in getting my RHIA.I took the exam already a did not pass. Im not sure what I can do to pass...

Madara2003 in Alabama

Updated 2 months ago

ccs examination - 1612 Replies

How can I successfully pass CCS exam without having any experience in coding? Will studying on my own bring any success?

SDBBDS in Montgomery, Alabama

Interview Medical Coders

hello! i was wondering if i could get a few people to do some interview questions for me for a class. i need someone that is a medical coder, a...

vandaniels in Grafton, West Virginia

Updated 3 months ago

Employability of HIT associates degree graduates - 28 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...

Public health Academic in Cedar Hill, Texas

Updated 3 months ago

Need Advice Regarding RHIT/RHIA Education - 371 Replies

My goal is to return to work after being a stay at home mom. I am 50 something and my husband of 25 years wants a divorce. I reside in a NYC suburb....

HIMVS LPN in Pawtucket, Rhode Island

Updated 4 months ago

B.S. in HIM and RHIA Certifiication but can't get a job - 47 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...

ANNGATES in Bronx, New York



Samaira Khan in South Ozone Park, New York

Updated 4 months ago

Is Going To College For HEALTH INFORMATION TECHNICIAN Worth It? - 20 Replies

I currently am in college for it BUT am worried I will NOT find a job in this field. I have been going to college for 2 years now and I have finally...

PMRNC in Plattsburgh, New York

Updated 5 months ago

Wondering if CPC certificaiton was a mistake. - 3 Replies

I have over 20 yrs experience with billing and coding. I decided that it was time to make my title, knowledge and experience official. I went ahead...

JP in Hollywood, Florida

Updated 5 months ago

Looking to switch careers from pharmaceutical to HIT - 1 Reply

I have been working in the pharmaceutical industry for over 10 yrs. I am just frustrated with doing contracting work. I am looking for something more...

JP in Hollywood, Florida

Updated 5 months ago

CPC exam - 28 Replies

Hi i have been coding for 3 years and have decided to sit for the CPC exam. i have the study guide from carol buck. anyone who has used this book...

LPN to Coder in Green Bay, Wisconsin

Updated 5 months ago

We LOVE Training RN's and other Clinical Professionals in Medical Coding - 6 Replies

Compliant Coding Systems, with its staff of Medical Coders, RN's, and MD provides the highest quality training with total support and resources and...

PMRNC in Plattsburgh, New York

Updated 6 months ago

Good degree in Medical Billing and Coding - 3 Replies

Hi. I am interested in looking into Billing and Coding degrees. What degree is good to have a better chance in getting a job. I am also planning to...

PMRNC in Plattsburgh, New York

Updated 6 months ago

Medical billing certificate worth it? - 3 Replies

I already have my coding certification should I get my billing Certificate as well?? I'm having trouble just getting my foot in the door ad I'm...

Tracy CertifiedCoder in West Tehama County, California

Updated 6 months ago

RHIT Exam Question - 1 Reply

I test on the 19th, can anyone tell me if the RHIT exam displays code explanations on coding questions, or are we just guessing and hoping for the...

Menaka in Houston, Texas

Updated 6 months ago

Where do I start? So Overwhelming! - 2 Replies

So I'd like to take courses online for medical coding. I have been looking at schools and courses the past few days and my brain is going to explode....

Student65 in Lindenhurst, New York

Medical Billing and Coding Certification

I recently finished a Medical Billing and Coding course through Boces. I am scheduled for a national certification exam through a company called CHP...

Tracy CertifiedCoder in West Tehama County, California

Updated 6 months ago

Questions AAPC CPC and Practicum - 1 Reply

Hello everyone, Looking for non-endorsement/advertisement commenters...and PLEASE, everyone commenting and not tearing other commenters down,...

Undecided Me in Independence, Missouri

Updated 7 months ago

CPC from a reputable online school? Are there 2 CPC tests? CPC A? - 6 Replies

Can someone tell me if Careersteps is a good site for taking classes for CPC? Or would it be an eye roll for HR hire people? I am an LPN and have had...

Undecided Me in Independence, Missouri

Updated 7 months ago

LPN With 10 Years of Risk Adjustment Coding - 1 Reply

I've been a nurse since 1994. For the last 10 years I've done Risk Adjustment coding. I didn't become a certified coder cause it wouldn't have...

HelpingHandNeeded in Voorheesville, New York

Updated 7 months ago

Review of CPC Coding Certification Blitz - 52 Replies

I bought the 2012 blitz videos to help prepare to take the CPC exam. If you are looking for a sure way to pass the exam that is not what she offers...

CodingLife24 in New York, New York

Anyone Taking The CFPC Exam From AAPC?

I have not seen anyone commenting that they are studying for the CFPC Exam from AAPC. Wondering if it is a worth while certification to have or is...

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