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Updated 1 day ago

Career Step vs. Penn Foster for training - 20 Replies

[QUOTE who="Smiley"]Hi all- If anyone is interested in or thinking about signing up for the Careerstep program, I have a discount for 10% off. If...


Updated 1 day ago

need advice please - RHIT exam - 2838 Replies

Its been years since I finished the program.. Can I have the notes also thanks


Updated 4 days ago

Medical coders, do you enjoy your job? - 108 Replies

Hi! I am currently in a medical coding program, and one of the assignments is to interview a medical coder! I would really appreciate if anyone would...


Updated 4 days ago

I give up - 2 Replies

[QUOTE who="not ready in Houston, Texas"]I have icd 10 cm, cpt , and hcpcs for 2018 . I'm not going to be prepared enough for the test in December....

Kristy Birdsong

Updated 6 days ago

Is AAPC worth the money? Please help! - 53 Replies

What do you suggest for someone who took a 6 month Billing/Coding course back in 2003 but has since been working in medical office field in...


Updated 7 days ago

AHIMA's Exams - No Educational Requirements! - 473 Replies

[QUOTE who="wendy in Wasilla, Alaska"]would like to know if anyone is taking AHIMA coding classes I am taking Patho and Pharm and will probably have...


Updated 8 days ago

Advice from RN medical coders - 189 Replies

I'm a nurse and work in clinical documentation, which a) allows remote work (eventually, when certified) and b) allows you to sit for the coding exam...


Updated 9 days ago

No job for a new medical coder, because I don't have 2 years experience. - 78 Replies

hello , I'm sihem I was coming through your comment about coding jobs thank you for this, let me tell you I graduated last November from career...


Medical coding help

Hi everyone! I currently am thinking of getting certified as a medical coder and biller but need advice. I work for a city court and well i want to...


Updated 13 days ago

Employers -- How do you look at degrees from Devry, University of Phoenix, and other similar schools? - 49 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 18 days ago

CCA exam - 1615 Replies

Here is a link to a helpful book on Amazon. It's only $39.99.


Updated 23 days ago

Can not find a job in RHIT field/Coding - 179 Replies

[QUOTE who="RHIT in COS in Colorado Springs, Colorado"]I have been working remotely for a reputable coding company for the past two years. I am very...


Updated 24 days ago

I just took the CCA thru AHIMA - 81 Replies

Hey guys probably its been long since you guys have replied to this forum but I just hope someone can answer my question and its regards the AHIMA ....


Updated 29 days ago

B.S. in HIM and RHIA Certifiication but can't get a job - 49 Replies

[QUOTE who="Seemaab in Chicago, Illinois"]Hi I should be starting the B.S. in HIM at UIC in Fall 2015. Really have no one to consult and would love...


Updated 1 month ago

US Career Institute - 10 Replies

[QUOTE who="amberbell in Midland, Michigan"]Can I ask what your job is in?[/QUOTE] Yeah I would like to know to.


Updated 1 month ago

Medical coding a good career? - 13 Replies

[QUOTE who="angel3 in Phoenix, Arizona"]I'm a hairstylist who's trying to move to the medical field, tired of working at hair salons for 8-9 straight...


Updated 1 month ago

Already have a college degree. But getting Coding Certificate. What does that make me? - 33 Replies

[QUOTE who="Ashley in Ottawa, Ontario"]Misdemeanor no, as long as it was something like a missed stop sign.[/QUOTE] made in error sorry


Updated 1 month ago

Possible career change to RHIA-need advice!! - 209 Replies

This isn't the right place to preach about Jesus but congrats on your job.

Raven L

Updated 1 month ago

Need Advice Regarding RHIT/RHIA Education - 372 Replies

[QUOTE who="student in Franklin, Ohio"]The online program isn't accredited by CAHIIM. You won't be able to sit for the RHIT exam unless its...


Job availability for HIM?

I am considering going for an associate's degree in Health Information Management. I have read on these forums about how coding jobs are very hard to...


Updated 1 month ago

Entry level remote coding jobs - 1 Reply

Was that reply from a new expected Coder Desiree with no medical background? I am a retired bedside RN with 55yrs experience, which should not...

Mrs Swinson in Wingate, North Carolina

Updated 1 month ago

Coding Jobs without Experience - 158 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...

VS in Hollywood, Florida

Updated 1 month ago

Preparing for Medical Coding Test...CCA - 5 Replies

Hello, I am new to this forum/site. I had currently graduated with my Associates in Medical Billing and Coding Specialist. I am wanting to take...

Jessica in Weston, West Virginia

Updated 1 month ago

Just passed my ccs certification. Now what? - 41 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...

Coder in Saint Petersburg, Florida

Updated 1 month ago

The Andrews School - Medical Coding - 105 Replies

I'd like to hear from students of this online program for medical coding. They are not accredited by AHIMA but claim they prepare you for their CCS...

krb212 in New York, New York

Updated 1 month ago

What's the best way to enter this field? - 15 Replies

I have been thinking about entering the Medical coding and/or billing world and have some questions. First do most people do both billing and coding...

Barb24 in Wheaton, Illinois

Updated 1 month ago

Recommendations for self-study in coding? - 99 Replies

I am a former physician assistant (12 years ago) looking to re-enter the work world in medical coding. I would very much appreciate advice from those...

Theresa1987 in Oklahoma

Looking for classes to add while studying for my CAS.

I only have one more semester after this one until I'm ready to take my CCS exam. I take classes at my community college, and last semester I had...

DLC0407 in Tampa, Florida

Updated 2 months ago

Medical Coder Work Environment - 152 Replies

Hi everyone and anyone Just was wondering what the office environment is like for a medical coder. I know you sit in front of the computer all...

Donna Holl in Phoenix, Arizona

Need help please! 10 questions to ask a medical coder

I am in the middle of completing a 2-year degree in Medical Billing and Coding. For one of my class assignments, I need to as a coder 10 general...

Cheryl M. in Richmond, Virginia

Updated 2 months ago

Just obtained CPC-A - 7 Replies

I passed my exam late December, and have been submitting applications in my area, but so far no luck. Is there anyone from my area that knows of a...

Fatty204@*****.*** in Baltimore, Maryland

Updated 2 months ago

Need advice on medical billing/coding career - 355 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...

Kevin in Long Beach, California

Updated 2 months ago

Where do I start? - 213 Replies

I've been a massage therapist for over a decade and am wanting to supplement my income with medical coding/billing. Where do I start? Is there a...

Rgregory in Charlotte, North Carolina

Updated 2 months ago

New Graduate with no where to turn............... - 60 Replies

I am a Certified Medical billing and Coding Specialist, I graduated June 2008 with a 4.0 GPA as well as perfect attendance and "I CAN'T FIND A JOB...

Susan in Stuart, Florida

Updated 2 months ago

National Center for Competency Testing - 88 Replies

Hi Everyone! I graduated in Dec 07 from Westwood College recieving a diploma in Medical Billing and Coding. When we took our certification exam...

WithluvFromTee in Houston, Texas

Using Self Study to pass the CPC exam

Has anyone used only study materials such as AAPC's Official CPC® Certification Study guide, youtube videos or other references to pass the test. I...

Besgul in New York, New York

Medical Coding schools

I plan on changing my career path and get into Medical Coding. ( would like to work remotely at some point) Can not decide which school to go to. ...

Giving up on healthcare in Grand Rapids, Michigan

Updated 2 months ago

Do I need my RHIT credentials in order to get a job in medical billing - 51 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...

LuckyCharm in Harker Heights, 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...

CW in Mesa, Arizona

CPC/CCS Medical Dictionary Recommendation?

Will and can any coders out there recommend a medical dictionary that helped them in education, certification exams, and career? How do you know what...

Princess in Chicago, Illinois

Updated 2 months ago

I am kinda confused by what I need to do to become a billing and coding specialist, could someone help please? - 30 Replies

Okay so I am talking to community colleges about it and looking online and this is what I have so far: I need to go into a community college, get...

Shibuya in New Port Richey, Florida

Anyone A Cancer Registrar?

Hi, I am taking courses at AHIMA to get my CTR and am hoping to bounce some questions off a current CTR. Anyone out there? ;) Thanks! Kelly ...

BellaNJ in Orange, New Jersey

What's the best way to start getting into Billing/Coding for a stay at home mom

I've been out of work for about 10 years, almost 40. Have thought of getting into medical field (physical therapy a few years ago), then...

Flyer in Conshohocken, Pennsylvania

Updated 3 months ago

Is Coding & Billing Being Outsourced Overseas? - 91 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. ...

alucero505 in Albuquerque, New Mexico

Updated 3 months ago

Employability of HIT associates degree graduates - 29 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...

Carl in Belleville, Illinois

Updated 3 months ago

Wondering if CPC certificaiton was a mistake. - 4 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...

Barb24 in Wheaton, Illinois

Updated 3 months ago

ccs examination - 1634 Replies

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

Allida Webb in Gulf Shores, Alabama

Updated 3 months ago

Remote coding jobs....don't bother - 260 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...

JW in Bellevue, Washington

NEED ADVISE for Work at Home Medical Billing & Coding Specialist

I just graduated from College as a B.S. Healthcare Informatics student. Due to my family issue, I must find a work from home job. Recently, I heard...

Kathy in Bogalusa, Louisiana

RN Medical Coder / Auditor

I am a Registered Nurse with 35 years experience in perioperative nursing (clinical, administrative and business) and am looking to pursue...

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