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Future RHIT

Updated 4 hours ago

ccs examination - 1244 Replies

Hello, Can someone that has recently taken the exam tell me the format? I keep hearing conflicting things, even on the documents from AHIMA. Is...

Robyn Rogers

Updated 16 hours ago

Can not find a job in RHIT field/Coding - 49 Replies

I received my RHIT certification in December and I'm getting very discouraged as well. I have sent out countless resumes with no replies. I am...


Updated 4 days ago

Where do I start? - 118 Replies

[QUOTE who="RHIT Question!!! in Fayetteville, North Carolina"]I already have my Associates Degree in Medical Office Administration and I am currently...

lost in coding

Updated 7 days ago

Impact of ICD-10 - 3 Replies

I have a question,I graduated from an AHIMA accredited school in 09, through a series of career killing events ( no experience, military moving, and...


Updated 11 days ago

Getting your foot in the door...suggestions? - 20 Replies

From reading this forum, looks as if most employers want experience after you graduate. I'm still at the beginning stages of a coding program and...


Updated 15 days ago

The Andrews School - Medical Coding - 15 Replies

Yes, there are a few other AHIMA approved programs listed in the online category, but they are affiliated with brick and mortar colleges. To clarify...

Updated 15 days ago


[QUOTE who="karen in Cork, Ireland"]Am taking exam 8/17. 3rd time taking it.....anyone would like to study my email is

A J-4

Updated 17 days ago

Possible career change to RHIA-need advice!! - 208 Replies

Jobs/Careers for "RHIA" certified professionals with graduate degrees(MBA, MS, MHA, JD, PhD, EdD):

Jessann 5

Anyone worked for Care wise health?

I got a job offer from Care wise for a DRG auditor position. Has anyone worked for them? If so, what was your experience? Would you recommend them?...


Updated 21 days ago

AHIMA's Exams - No Educational Requirements! - 449 Replies

[QUOTE who="KaylaMarie in Westerville," I took A&P and pathophysiology courses and passed them without any problems, but that was over three years...

Jmc cpc

Updated 21 days ago

Recommendations for self-study in coding? - 29 Replies

Medical Coding: Click HERE to enroll and use Promo Code “ALL2MED” to save 20% · Only $200 + $45 Shipping = $245 NOW $200 Total down to...


Updated 21 days ago

Employers -- How do you look at degrees from Devry, University of Phoenix, and other similar schools? - 48 Replies

[QUOTE who="joey66215 in Gulfport, Mississippi"]Folks tell me what school is not for profit? Go in and ask to take a free class.. Every school wants...


Updated 22 days ago

Medical coders, do you enjoy your job? - 83 Replies

[QUOTE who="Justis Royster in Sacramento, California"]I am starting Medical Billing and Coding at Carrington college Sacramento seems like you...


Updated 22 days ago

need advice please - RHIT exam - 2029 Replies

Hey everyone, I was wondering if someone here can help me out. My assignment involves asking a HIM professional or director/manager about ethical...


Updated 23 days ago

Should I start in Inpatient, Outpatient or Surgery Coding? - 4 Replies

[QUOTE who="Newbieatthis in Chicago, Illinois"]Hello! How did you go about getting experience? Just calling around hospitals? Also, around what time...


Updated 23 days ago

Billing and coding internationally - 1 Reply

Not much, I'm afraid. Coding is a major industry here because of our healthcare payment system. Other countries do not have that.


Updated 23 days 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 24 days 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 24 days ago

Medical Coding certificate at home - 10 Replies

[QUOTE who="MedicalCoder in Chesapeake, Virginia"]I agree with the previous person. Every school is different you should pick carefully. The reason I...


Updated 24 days 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 24 days ago

Medical Coding Career Outlook... good or bad? - 5 Replies

[QUOTE who="BillTheSlink in Cincinnati, Ohio"]Continued due to 2000 character rule. If you have the wherewithal to pick a good school and screen...


Updated 24 days ago

Advice from RN medical coders - 47 Replies

[QUOTE who="beverly in Naples, Florida"] Thought I could test out of the A&P, but the 40 questions asked are nothing an RN would use, let alone a...


Updated 24 days 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...


Updated 28 days ago

Review of CPC Coding Certification Blitz - 42 Replies

If anyone is selling the blitz videos please contact me Thanks


Updated 1 month ago

CCA exam - 1669 Replies

I will be taking the CCA in a few weeks. Anyone wan't to swap notes/study guide? I have made a pretty extensive study guide.

BCAdvantage in Simpsonville, South Carolina

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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 2 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 2 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 2 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...

dorothy_ in Wheaton, Illinois

Updated 2 months ago

Need advice on medical billing/coding career - 155 Replies

1. I'm 50+ yrs old and virtually no medical background - does it make sense for me to even begin training for medical billing/coding? (would...

Ripped off!! in Bakersfield, California

Updated 2 months ago

Does anyone here have tried online CPC course? - 2 Replies

They are listed in APPC's website as a Medical Coding Training Course provider. So far they have the lowest charge of an online CPC course for $799....

allyson in Evansville, Indiana

Updated 2 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...

lilly in Long Beach, California

Updated 2 months ago

Just passed my ccs certification. Now what? - 39 Replies

Hi i just recently passed my ccs exam and now im a little bit lost on how to start and what to do to get my first coding job. Ive been job hunting...

Steven Rogers in Kansas City, Missouri

Updated 2 months ago

ICD-10 CM Assessment - 3 Replies

Did you know that if you don't have the ICD-10 CM assessment passed by December 31 2015 you will loose your (AAPC) certification? I just learned this...

lakeyanelson in Richmond, Virginia

Updated 2 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 2 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 2 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...

Seemaab in Chicago, Illinois

Updated 2 months ago

B.S. in HIM and RHIA Certifiication but can't get a job - 32 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...

MedicalCoder in Chesapeake, Virginia

Updated 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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,...

JWS in Atlantic City, New Jersey

Updated 3 months ago

Need Advice Regarding RHIT/RHIA Education - 360 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....

aan idk in topeka, Kansas

Updated 3 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 3 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 3 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...

dorothy_ in Wheaton, Illinois

Updated 3 months ago

Questions on AHIMA Coding Basics Program - 42 Replies

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

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