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shawnmaguire in Stockton, California

42 months ago

First of all congradulations on your decision on a career goal. I myself have just decided to go into the Medical Billing and coding, and my research shows, that it is a well paying entry job, and also the pay looks great. I recently decided to go back to school which I am currently attending Institute of Technology, I feel It is going to pay off. Good luck, in your endeavors. P.S. I don't think anyones ever to old to reenter the job markert.

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mdfpixie in Hollywood, Florida

40 months ago

Hello, i am trying to find an AHIMA accredited school for certified coding specialist and i am having a very difficult time. I work full time so i definetely need an online program or something in the evenings/weekends. Is there a website or somewhere i can call to get guidance?

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Andrea in Duluth, Georgia

39 months ago

What about the education programs offered by AHIMA and AAPC on their websites?

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medhomas in manhattan, New York

39 months ago

Andrea in Duluth, Georgia said: What about the education programs offered by AHIMA and AAPC on their websites?

try it to see if they are good or not, any training giving by any company will never go waste you will learn something or the other.

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Shadira in Jersey City, New Jersey

39 months ago

The NCCA is a joke. No employer is going to care at all with those certifications. If you're set on online training, it is best to go directly to the AAPC or AHIMA. AAPC is cheaper and frankly, an easier exam. It can be frustrating to do an online training class as you are going to have problems figuring out where you went wrong. If you can do classroom training, it would be to your advantage. Make sure and ask to see a copy of the instructor's CPC certification to ensure you get a good instructor that will teach you well. Try the community colleges. Because of their regulations, they are not going to hire an uncertified teacher, where a private vocational school may.

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Shadira in Jersey City, New Jersey

39 months ago

Wow, if I had a nickle for every time someone said that all the jobs were going to be outsourced. The reality is the places that did outsource have brought the business all back to this country. And to see that EMR is going to 'take over' is really laughable. EMR is the collection of information and meaningful use. It still has to be interpreted by someone with a high skill. Once ICD-10 comes, there is going to be an even bigger demand on doctors to document the medical data (yes, in an EMR/EHR system) but that's where it stops. With Obamacare coming quickly, there are going to be more people than ever needing to process the medical claims. So many people that don't have insurance coverage right now that will be able to get medical care, including preventative care.

Those that spend tens of thousands on training are wasting their money. At minimum, the colleges provide low(er) cost training. Forget what Mike above (who obviously works for ABC TRAINING CENTER) said, if you're paying a ton of money, it doesn't matter what the school name is, you're overpaying. There are a bunch of schools that charge a low amount of money (1k - 4k) and help you with finding a job (something the colleges really don't do) and will prepare you for your AAPC's CPC certification. Don't get scammed with a certification that won't open any doors for you. Stick with AHIMA or AAPC to get certified.

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Mike in Forest Hills, New York

39 months ago

You know what you do raise a good point as far as picking a school out of the clear blue...however besides, ABC Training Center, I've also heard of other pretty good schools here in NYC that are good. Just like I've heard of some training schools that are crap with lousy instructors who take your money and forget about u. Like I said, its all about shopping around. As far as college, there's nothing wrong with getting an Associates Degree in billing and coding. But again that's just 1 option. All im basically saying is that if u dont have to spend thousands of bucks, and waste time in taking courses that will not have anything to do with billing and coding, then to me, it wouldn't make sense to waste your money and time in years of college when u can do it in a few months.

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Tina in Fredericksburg, Virginia

34 months ago

Dr.P in Fredericksburg, Virginia said: This is a perfect time to get in this field with all the Federal changes happening in the next 2 years. I am a teacher at a career college and I know " the talk". I have developed a program the help students pass the CPC exam and am willing to talk or help you in any way. Dr. P

Hello Dr, P I live in Fredericksburg Va. I would love to take your course where are you locate I'm looking for a CPC class.

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Tina in Fredericksburg, Virginia

34 months ago

Satta in Richmond, Virginia said: Hello, I used to process medical claims for a major insurance company but was not required to be a certified coder. Now I am working as a patient care tech in a hospital and will be attending an 18 week course with the medical society of Virginia to become CPC.
I wanted to know what are the differences between CPC, CCS, and RHIT? and which certificate is the highest.
I already have a bachelors degree and I have taken medical terminology and anatomy classes.

Hello Satta did you ever take the coding class at MSV I wanted to try that program but it was too $$$ plus I wanted to work at my own pace, I live in F-burg so it would be close to me please let me know what you think, also codingcertification.org has a great program plus payment plans looking for someplace that offers military discount. please advise if anyone else can answer my question please I live in Virginia

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Keleanners in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

34 months ago

Beware! Billing companies are sending medical billing and coding to India and other countries. More & more hospitals & physicians are outsourcing their billing to US billing companies only to have those companies offshore the work so they can save money. Billing and coding in the US will soon become very rare

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Mike in Rego Park, New York

34 months ago

"Beware! Billing companies are sending medical billing and coding to India and other countries. More & more hospitals & physicians are outsourcing their billing to US billing companies only to have those companies offshore the work so they can save money. Billing and coding in the US will soon become very rare"................................@Keleanners....Billing and Coding jobs are never going to be "rare" for the simple fact that these type of jobs will always be needed, especially now that we're in the baby boomer generation. In fact, I've done research on this and many articles are saying that in the next 7 to 10 years more billing and coding jobs will be needed and available. So I don't know where u get your info from but I suggest u do more research because you obviously don't know what your talking about.

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Stephanie George in Texas City, New Jersey

34 months ago

Yes for specifically coding you should try the coding professional certification for physician and hospitals by www.nccanow.com

Also Electronic Health Record professional is something that you should try out, please share your views on it.

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Joe Gagill in Brooklyn, New York

34 months ago

There's a texas city new jersey? sounds like an oxymoron.

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Mike in Rego Park, New York

34 months ago

@Stephanie..you seem to have a few things mixed up. 1st you said, "No employer is going to care at all with those certifications"...In order to have a billing and coding job, you MUST be certified. So what are u talking about?? As far as the type of education to go for to become biller and coder, to me it depends on the person. Not everybody has time to dedicate 2 years to do it through college. Many people seem to think that college is the answer to everything and the only alternative and that is not the case. I personally think doing it through a community college is a waste of time because you're taking courses that you wont be using for billing and coding and it doesnt take 2 years to learn billing and coding. Practice what you preach cuz YOU'RE the one who should get her facts str8 before commenting

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Mike in Ridgefield, New Jersey

34 months ago

"Stephanie is obviously defending the business she works for, the NCCA. And yes, as an employer I can say that those certifications will get you nowhere"...that's strange because when I goon indeed or other job sites, many employers require that you have a certification. So what exactly are u talking about? U said "a LOT of these cerifications will get u no where".... I know plenty of ppl who have 2 year and 4 year degrees and YEARS later,they still have no jobs. So the same thing can be said with college degrees. As far as the type of certifications there are and how good they are, I guess il have to do more research

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windycat in Chicago, Illinois

34 months ago

Shadira in Jersey City, New Jersey said: Stephanie is obviously defending the business she works for, the NCCA. And yes, as an employer I can say that those certifications will get you nowhere. Stick with the AAPC or AHIMA for certifications that will get you employer recognition. Neither of these require two years of college either. There are far shorter programs, you just need to look around your area. If you are considering an online program, look again to the AAPC or AHIMA. They are going to best prepare you for their exams. I'm not sure about AHIMA but I know the AAPC gives a discount to those taking their online programs. You also know that with either company you are going to have a certified instructor in the AAPC or AHIMA, where a LOT of vocational schools cut corners there. Ask to see the certifications for your instructor to know that you are getting someone with the knowledge base to correctly teach you. @Mike - I'm not sure about your area, but in mine you can find college non-credit classes that teach to the AAPC level and are short in length.

I agree! I would advise people to not be so quick to give your money to Gatlin or Ed2Go.com type schools because schools like these are not necessarily AHIMA certified. A LOT of these online schools just want your money. THey are businesses first and foremost. If you have a school that's offering a medical coding certificate in a short amount of time, that's a red flag to me. I've read forums on other sites where people have complained that though they've taken all the classes and passed, they were still NOT prepared for the state licensing/certification exams. So be wary of fraudulent schools.

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windycat in Chicago, Illinois

34 months ago

Mike in Rego Park, New York said: @Stephanie..you seem to have a few things mixed up. 1st you said, "No employer is going to care at all with those certifications"...In order to have a billing and coding job, you MUST be certified. So what are u talking about?? As far as the type of education to go for to become biller and coder, to me it depends on the person. Not everybody has time to dedicate 2 years to do it through college. Many people seem to think that college is the answer to everything and the only alternative and that is not the case. I personally think doing it through a community college is a waste of time because you're taking courses that you wont be using for billing and coding and it doesnt take 2 years to learn billing and coding. Practice what you preach cuz YOU'RE the one who should get her facts str8 before commenting

For me, college WAS the only answer because I had worked at dead end jobs and/or jobs where I had worked over 10 years but didn't move up because I wasn't 'qualified' (eventhough I had worked there in every dept for years). I went back to college at age 38 years old. Some people can make it work where they can take an online class and be set. But where I'm from, Chicago....nope. They don't give a rat's ass about longevity anymore. You will be overlook if you don't have versatility of knowledge on your resume. They want RECENT experience in whatever you're trying to apply for. Taking college courses in English 101 and 102, Literature and History helped me learn how to analyze long contracts and documents in a short amount of time (valuable experience in a work setting). It may seem unnecessary to you but as an almost 40 year old, I can see how Literature, English, and History has helped me in my medical career.

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Mike in Rego Park, New York

34 months ago

@Windy Cat ..that's wonderful that u made it through college and I just wana be clear that im not knocking going to college to learn billing and coding. It's great to get that associates degree. I was just telling others there are more options. Everybody needs to do what works for them. Im also going to get into billing and coding and at my age, I don't have 2 years to put in so I rather just do the few months training. Many employees here in NYC are taking recent graduates.

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preferencerobinsoncpht in Memphis, Tennessee

34 months ago

Wow, these comments are getting completely out of hand, I mean really! Right now, I'm at school, a "college' sort of speak, but I'm on a break, typing this. Look it doesn't matter how you learn what you need to know about becoming a medical biller or coder(which can be 2 separate jobs, BTW), you can decide to go to a community college, an online school, a trade school, or as they call them a 'strip-mall' school, as long as you learn what you need to know! Now in my area, 99% of the employers are requiring that you obtain AHIMA or AAPC certifications, I have been just looking at jobs, and none(so far) even accept NCCA(?). This is just my opinion, but as far as I'm concerned just get certified, if it's a field you are generally interested in, learn as much as you can, and check out what EXACT certifications are needed in your area! RESEARCH! If you go to a school its the only one near you, though they might not offer the exact certification you want, nobody can tell you NOT to take the AHIMA or AAPC certifications. Nobody in Indeed.com can make a decision for you, they don't pay your bills, and don't live your life.

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joan kulling in Coburn, Pennsylvania

33 months ago

Dr.P in Fredericksburg, Virginia said: This is a perfect time to get in this field with all the Federal changes happening in the next 2 years. I am a teacher at a career college and I know " the talk". I have developed a program the help students pass the CPC exam and am willing to talk or help you in any way. Dr. P
I am interested in finding a school either near me or on line for the new coding ICD- 10 can you help me find a good school to accomplish this would prefer ON LINE, I live in Clearfield Pa.............thanks I have 25 yrs with the Federal Govt Relocated from WV as my hubby is a Physician here so he too knows this Coding is going to be a big deal. Thanks...........joaniegurl@hotmail.com

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shellymalcom in Detroit, Michigan

33 months ago

Hello Nicole, My name I shelly, I graduated from Everest College in Chesapeake Va. 1 year program, It was not a credited school. so,I have to start all over at a community college.Moved back to Detroit and can not find employment because I have to be certified. I want to get certified but feel that I need a brush up on the course in order to take the test to be certified. Can you give me advice on what I should do, because I would also like to travel within this career...

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Lucero in Middlesex, New Jersey

33 months ago

Dr.P in Fredericksburg, Virginia said: This is a perfect time to get in this field with all the Federal changes happening in the next 2 years. I am a teacher at a career college and I know " the talk". I have developed a program the help students pass the CPC exam and am willing to talk or help you in any way. Dr. P

What is the difference between medical coding and health information coding

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ailsagirl in San Rafael, California

32 months ago

Dr.P in Fredericksburg, Virginia said: This is a perfect time to get in this field with all the Federal changes happening in the next 2 years. I am a teacher at a career college and I know " the talk". I have developed a program the help students pass the CPC exam and am willing to talk or help you in any way. Dr. P

Hello, Dr. P,

I have been hearing reports that (some?) medical coding is being outsourced to India. Do you know if this is true? I am nearly finished with my certification and am concerned about this possibility. I had been under the impression that coding jobs were going to be abundant, what with Obamacare and all, but now I'm not so sure.

Any information you could provide would be deeply appreciated.

mary

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Samantha in Norfolk, Virginia

31 months ago

Dr.P in Fredericksburg, Virginia said: This is a perfect time to get in this field with all the Federal changes happening in the next 2 years. I am a teacher at a career college and I know " the talk". I have developed a program the help students pass the CPC exam and am willing to talk or help you in any way. Dr. P

Hello, my name is Samantha. I am currently enrolled in school for billing and coding and I will receive my certificate in 2 weeks. I am stressed about the upcoming exam. I have a 3.8 gpa but since the exam is $105, its necessary to do my best. Care to inform me about your program? Thanks in advance!

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pwcme1@*****.*** in Salem, Virginia

31 months ago

I received my degree from Ashworth College online courses. I loved the course and I would like to work from home. The certification cost in VA is high and I can't afford it. You do not have to have a degree to work in this field, you just need to be certified. The course cost was $850.00 and you worked at your own pace. I still have all of the course books. If anyone wants to purchase the full course for $100.00 + shipping and handling I will sell them, or if you are local you can pick them up. The Medical Billing and Coding is very interesting. I believe the certification cost varies by state. If anyone is interested please contact me.

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Satta in Coatesville, Pennsylvania

31 months ago

I would be delighted to tell you about my tutoring, Samantha. I have developed a online mentoring program for people just like you that need to get certified. It is geared for 8 weeks but can be done at your own time. I have body system quizzes, power points, pre exam and final exam. Also I have broken down the ICD-9-CM guidelines so they are easier to understand. I will be available to the students for one on one tutoring.
Please contact me, if you have further questions at cpcexamprepallianceinc@gmail.com
Look forward to hearing from you again,
Dr. Amanda Pennington

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Satta in Coatesville, Pennsylvania

31 months ago

ailsagirl in San Rafael, California said: Hello, Dr. P,

I have been hearing reports that (some?) medical coding is being outsourced to India. Do you know if this is true? I am nearly finished with my certification and am concerned about this possibility. I had been under the impression that coding jobs were going to be abundant, what with Obamacare and all, but now I'm not so sure.

Any information you could provide would be deeply appreciated.

mary

That is very incorrect information. Actually with the Obama care the need for Coders is going to rise. Also, ICD-10 is right around the corner. The information you are receiving is very untrue.

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Satta in Coatesville, Pennsylvania

31 months ago

Samantha in Norfolk, Virginia said: Hello, my name is Samantha. I am currently enrolled in school for billing and coding and I will receive my certificate in 2 weeks. I am stressed about the upcoming exam. I have a 3.8 gpa but since the exam is $105, its necessary to do my best. Care to inform me about your program? Thanks in advance!

would be delighted to tell you about my tutoring, Samantha. I have developed a online mentoring program for people just like you that need to get certified. It is geared for 8 weeks but can be done at your own time. I have body system quizzes, power points, pre exam and final exam. Also I have broken down the ICD-9-CM guidelines so they are easier to understand. I will be available to the students for one on one tutoring.
Please contact me, if you have further questions at cpcexamprepallianceinc@gmail.com
Look forward to hearing from you again,
Dr. Amanda Pennington

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ailsagirl in San Rafael, California

31 months ago

ailsagirl in San Rafael, California said: Hello, Dr. P,

I have been hearing reports that (some?) medical coding is being outsourced to India. Do you know if this is true? I am nearly finished with my certification and am concerned about this possibility. I had been under the impression that coding jobs were going to be abundant, what with Obamacare and all, but now I'm not so sure.

Any information you could provide would be deeply appreciated.

mary

Thank you for the heartening response, Dr. Pennington!

Mary

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medhomas in Stillwater, Oklahoma

31 months ago

About Medical Billing & Coding
For billing = Candidate should be trained in a software which mostly is MEDISOFT
For Coding = Knowledge of CPT Codes, ICD Codes, HCPCS Level II

Together its called Medical Billing & Coding.

Medisoft knowledge is very important because most of the billing companies get employees who have knowledge in medisoft.

ICD 10 - is starting October 2014 , the codes are Digit 1 is alpha; digits 2 and 3 are numeric;digits 4-7 are alpha or numeric

The best part about the ICD 10 is that its very flexible and can easily be customized.

Eventually about certification.

A lot of employers dont care about which company are you certified from as long as you are certified from some one.

I have seen people adding post about different companies, just get certified in different areas like
billing & coding
coding
medical software
and more if possible.

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medhomas in Stillwater, Oklahoma

31 months ago

Satta in Coatesville, Pennsylvania said: would be delighted to tell you about my tutoring, Samantha. I have developed a online mentoring program for people just like you that need to get certified. It is geared for 8 weeks but can be done at your own time. I have body system quizzes, power points, pre exam and final exam. Also I have broken down the ICD-9-CM guidelines so they are easier to understand. I will be available to the students for one on one tutoring.
Please contact me, if you have further questions at cpcexamprepallianceinc@gmail.com
Look forward to hearing from you again,
Dr. Amanda Pennington

do you have a website for this

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medhomas in Stillwater, Oklahoma

31 months ago

pwcme1@yahoo.com in Salem, Virginia said: I received my degree from Ashworth College online courses. I loved the course and I would like to work from home. The certification cost in VA is high and I can't afford it. You do not have to have a degree to work in this field, you just need to be certified. The course cost was $850.00 and you worked at your own pace. I still have all of the course books. If anyone wants to purchase the full course for $100.00 + shipping and handling I will sell them, or if you are local you can pick them up. The Medical Billing and Coding is very interesting. I believe the certification cost varies by state. If anyone is interested please contact me.

i would be interested in buying it

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medhomas in Stillwater, Oklahoma

31 months ago

Satta in Coatesville, Pennsylvania said: That is very incorrect information. Actually with the Obama care the need for Coders is going to rise. Also, ICD-10 is right around the corner. The information you are receiving is very untrue.

True, cause in indeed forum we see a lot of people just showing as if the education is not working for them when it comes to employment, which is not true, every one have their own way of thinking about what they are going to do with their education, but what about the majority who are already working, they did get hired, so please dont lose hope just keep trying, you all will find a employer who can definitely know your potential and hire you.
Best of luck

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star in Houston, Texas

31 months ago

Donna9094 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida said: I too am looking for a school with AHIMA acrediation in So Florida. Im looking to go back to school also, please contact me if u find any information, i will do the same.

I currently am enrolled at National American University and I am taking the AHIMA course

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Beck in Broad Brook, CT in Lee, Massachusetts

31 months ago

Tina in Fredericksburg, Virginia said: Hello Dr, P I live in Fredericksburg Va. I would love to take your course where are you locate I'm looking for a CPC class.

Hi Tina.I am searching for a quick, inexpensive online program to get my CPC.I see you are aware of "codingcertification.org". I do not know whether to get trained by them or go through the AAPC website which seeks to be a little more $$$ but faster (4 months). I am so confused! My hubby and I are both laid off, and I have 4 months left to get a job before my benefits endl What do you think about the training thru the AAPC website. I 4hink it is crazy to hear how much people are spending for this education.

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gmichaels in Youngstown, Ohio

31 months ago

The best price I've seen for practice exam questions is at onepricecoding.com.

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Bluetea in Texas

31 months ago

Beck in Broad Brook, CT in Lee, Massachusetts said: Hi Tina.I am searching for a quick, inexpensive online program to get my CPC.I see you are aware of "codingcertification.org". I do not know whether to get trained by them or go through the AAPC website which seeks to be a little more $$$ but faster (4 months). I am so confused! My hubby and I are both laid off, and I have 4 months left to get a job before my benefits endl What do you think about the training thru the AAPC website. I 4hink it is crazy to hear how much people are spending for this education.

This is off topic but my niece is a hair stylist and she was telling me that some private beauty schools are now charging $20,000+ to get the education.

Back in The Dark Age, I had a friend who went to beauty school after she graduated from high school and it was $500.

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Shadira in Jersey City, New Jersey

31 months ago

@Beck - Stick with the companies that you're going to get certified through...AHIMA or AAPC. Go directly for them for training. They are going to give you the best advantage of passing their tests.

@G Michaels - I certainly wouldn't be looking for the rock bottom cost when it comes to education. Their track record is of utmost importance.

Keep in mind that the AAPC training also includes the price of the exam, which is sizable. That also factors into the cost.

All - be careful of those pitching their wares on sites like this. Do your due diligence. See if they are listed as educators on the AAPC or AHIMA's website. People who are well skilled will be. If they are not willing to go through the steps in order to be approved through one of those organizations, you can definitely do better. At minimum your local AAPC chapter will have mentors and education that can be obtained at very little cost. The CPC review classes held across the country are conducted using AAPC material and based on their tests.

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fmccall in Ocoee, Florida

31 months ago

Dr.P in Fredericksburg, Virginia said: This is a perfect time to get in this field with all the Federal changes happening in the next 2 years. I am a teacher at a career college and I know " the talk". I have developed a program the help students pass the CPC exam and am willing to talk or help you in any way. Dr. P

hi and thank you. i've been trying to get a job with my degree (MBC) and no luck so far. i graduated in 2010. i notice alot of jobs ask for your cpc,cca, or ccs. Can you please assist me with the cpc exam. also do you think a refresher course will be helpful.

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Alexa in Milwaukee, Wisconsin

31 months ago

Hey I am a current pre-nursing student at a local community college. My original plan was to complete my prerequisites at the community college then transfer to a local university to complete my clinicals so I could get a B.S.N... but honestly, it's taking too long. I'm 25 and I have a 4 yr old daughter. I want to give her the best life possible. I also work for a major health care organization as a customer service rep, I do have a little billing experience. But I've been considering getting a Medical coding specialist certificate and getting a certification. I'm just wondering is it a good idea?

I keep hearing the field is over saturated with new grads but so is nursing. Lately on job postings I've been seeing sign on bonuses even with no experience. With the roll out of the ACA would now be a good time to get the diploma and certification? I just want a career that's low stress, has good pay and I don't work crazy hours. Thanks

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Shadira in Jersey City, New Jersey

31 months ago

Fmccall - try the AAPC chapters. Many of them hold CPC review classes that are very helpful.

Alexa - it is definitely a good idea. You can work in that field while you work towards your RN. Check w/the AAPC, they have online classes that are short and designed to get you certified.

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jacksonl44

31 months ago

Dr.P in Fredericksburg, Virginia said: This is a perfect time to get in this field with all the Federal changes happening in the next 2 years. I am a teacher at a career college and I know " the talk". I have developed a program the help students pass the CPC exam and am willing to talk or help you in any way. Dr. P

Hello, I am signed up to take billing and coding online and I need some real advice, they say they have an virtual intership on the computer, and will they be able to do career placement for me? Is going online a great idea or not?

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jacksonl44

31 months ago

I have signed to take medical billing and coding at Kaplan University online and I don't know if I can use the virtual internship? I don't know if going online to get an certificate is a great idea, will an certificate be enough to make me employable?

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Shadira in Jersey City, New Jersey

31 months ago

I have never heard of a virtual internship. I would be extremely skeptical. And NO, a certificate is not enough to get a job. You must take a certification exam through the AAPC or AHIMA in order to have employers trust that you know what you are doing. How much is the course Jacksonl44? I wouldn't trust anyone that isn't in your area to do anything to help you find a job. How can someone in another state know your employers and have the connections it takes to be successful?

I did a quick search and came up with a lot of complaints against Kaplan. I have no idea about them personally, but definitely take a look at an organization's reputation before you spend a cent.

kaplan-university.pissedconsumer.com/
consumeraffairs.com/education/kaplan.html

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Dontbelieveit in Crazyhorse, Indiana

31 months ago

Bluetea in Texas said: This is off topic but my niece is a hair stylist and she was telling me that some private beauty schools are now charging $20,000+ to get the education.

Back in The Dark Age, I had a friend who went to beauty school after she graduated from high school and it was $500.

A lot of medical coding is going offshore. A lot is already being done in India. A doc can put a code in when he finishes an exam and bingo, it's coded.

You can see how on here, so many schools are posting.

The perky responses are so canned.

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neil in Las Vegas, Nevada

31 months ago

mdfpixie in Hollywood, Florida said: Hello, i am trying to find an AHIMA accredited school for certified coding specialist and i am having a very difficult time. I work full time so i definetely need an online program or something in the evenings/weekends. Is there a website or somewhere i can call to get guidance?

Try Penn Foster

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Dontbelieveit in Crazyhorse, Indiana

31 months ago

Why are people worried about the integrity of the school when there are no jobs?

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jacksonl44

31 months ago

Hello, I am wondering if I should take medical billing and coding online or is it better to be in the class room? I only have one shot and I would like to hear from some people that has taken the class either way

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min1 in Tulsa, Oklahoma

30 months ago

I recently passed my RHIT exam and am trying to find a job. Any suggestions on how to get your foot in the door? I've noticed that most of the places hiring want 3+years of experience. I have previous experience working in healthcare, but not in coding. Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.

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Bluetea in Texas

30 months ago

Min1 in Tulsa, Oklahoma said: I recently passed my RHIT exam and am trying to find a job. Any suggestions on how to get your foot in the door? I've noticed that most of the places hiring want 3+years of experience. I have previous experience working in healthcare, but not in coding. Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.

My niece had a heck of time getting her foot in the door. What she did (her school told her to do this) was apply at assisted living facilities in "bad areas". They aren't quite as picky.

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