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Cyndeew

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Cyndee Weston

Website/Blog:

http://www.ambanet.net/AMBA.htm

Bio:

I have been in medical billing since 1989. Prior to that, I paid insurance claims for several years. I am the director of the American Medical Billing Association (AMBA). AMBA has been in existance since 1998.

Recent Forum Topics & Comments (20)
Forum Discussion Posted
Job > Medical Billing Specialist

Home based Medical Billing

Also, we are moving to a new diagnosis coding system (ICD-10) next year, so you would want to ensure you'll be ready for that.

Consider getting Errors and Omissions ...

23 days ago
Job > Medical Billing Specialist

Home based Medical Billing

With no experience and a beginning course, chances of getting an entry level position are slim. You'll have to want to learn more, be the best in your class and continue learning ...

30+ days ago
Job > Medical Billing Specialist

Home based Medical Billing

With no experience and a beginner's course, your chances of getting an entry level position are slim. You'll have to want to learn more, be the best in your class and continue ...

30+ days ago
Job > Medical Billing Specialist

Home based Medical Billing

We do have physicians and other healthcare providers that contact us looking for a biller on a regular basis. We try to match them up with a biller that meets their needs. If the ...

4 years ago
Job > Medical Billing Specialist

Home based Medical Billing

Danalee:

MediSoft is NOT something you need to be concerned about. It is a program that many billers used to utilize for claims processing, but that was before there were a ...

5 years ago
Job > Medical Billing Clerk

Medical Billing/Coding

Joanna - coding is not something that a lot of people are able to do from home unless you are lucky enough to find a billing company or hospital or clinic where you can access ...

5 years ago
Job > Medical Billing Specialist

Home based Medical Billing

[QUOTE who="weiler in Las Vegas, Nevada"]starting a successul at home business like this is not a good idea if you are NEW, you need contacts, experience and clients, try ...

5 years ago
Job > Medical Billing Clerk

Medical Billing/Coding

And to add one more comment about it being mandatory for coding, the only mandate I am aware of requires Medicare Processors to have two certified coders on staff. That mandate is ...

5 years ago
Job > Medical Billing Clerk

Medical Billing/Coding

Let me clear up a couple of misconceptions.

The BBB is the oldest consumer reporting agency around. They investigate complaints sent to them whether a company is a member ...

5 years ago
Job > Medical Billing Clerk

Medical Billing/Coding

Getting back on track here, be sure to check the Better Business Bureau report of any school (or association) you intend to attend or join. www.bbb.org

If the school or ...

5 years ago
Job > Medical Billing Clerk

Medical Billing/Coding

US Career Institute is DETC accredited, however, I can tell you that their students don't usually posess enough knowledge to pass our CMRS exam. www.ambanet.net/cmrs.htm

5 years ago
Job > Medical Billing Specialist

Home based Medical Billing

Since 1998, the Office of Inspector General has issued 3rd party billing guidelines that basically address this. Page 12 of 15 of these guidelines say:

>>2. New ...

5 years ago
Job > Medical Billing Specialist

Home based Medical Billing

Unfortunately, I don't know of any doctor that would turn over their billing to you.

As a part of a biller's compliance plan that is required to detect and prevent fraud ...

5 years ago
Job > Medical Billing Clerk

Medical Billing

[QUOTE who="Cathy Senn in Traverse City, Michigan"]Thank you for your advice Cyndee. You have been very helpful and I appreciate it.[/QUOTE]

Glad to have helped ...

5 years ago
Job > Medical Billing Clerk

Medical Billing

Maybe there is another chapter that is active that you could transfer to. Also, there's always the invitation to start your own chapter. Most of the ones I am familiar with have ...

5 years ago
Job > Medical Billing Specialist

What are typical medical billing specialist salaries?

Michelle Rimmer said: >>Be very wary of associations you join, especially if the association does not allow you to be a member of or hold credentials of other organizations ...

6 years ago
Job > Medical Billing Specialist

What are typical medical billing specialist salaries?

You do not have to be a coder to do billing. Obviously, it helps if you know something about coding, how to look up a code, etc. But you do not have to be a coder to do billing and ...

6 years ago
Job > Medical Billing Specialist

Finding a Doctor

There are a lot of things you can do to help you sign that first client.

Look to volunteer at a doctor's office or a billing office
Take the 16 free courses offered ...

6 years ago
Job > Medical Billing Specialist

What are typical medical billing specialist salaries?

Also, keep in mind that you can check out any training, school or association through the Better Business Bureau. If they have complaints - you probably want to steer clear of that ...

6 years ago
Job > Medical Billing Specialist

What are typical medical billing specialist salaries?

I can see that a couple of people here only want to spam the forum and sell you their books and training without really offering any tangible advice.

If you really want to ...

6 years ago