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Medical Coding Job Opportunities at Working Mother’s ’100 Best’

3. February 2010

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Are any of these health systems or plans near you? How to suss out medical coding jobs as they come open. While waiting at the pediatrician’s office with my kid the other day (no, it wasn’t the flu, thank goodness),…

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Ace the ‘Practice Management’ Questions on the CPC Exam

27. January 2010

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‘POS’-itively Important: Place of Service Codes When you go to the CPC® exam prep information posted on the AAPC web site, you’ll see that some questions cover ‘practice management.’

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Got a New Medical Coding Job? Don’t Burn Your Bridges.

26. January 2010

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Resign from your old job gracefully with these 7 tips. When we polled My Coding Career readers about their goals for 2010, about 20 percent answered ‘get a new job.’ Indeed, with some many good jobs available in coding, career-savvy…

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What Kind of Leader Are You?

12. January 2010

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Are you a ‘people person,’ ‘creative developer’ or something else? If you’re in a management job — or aspire to be — you need to understand how your management style affects the people on your team. To determine your management style,…

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What Medical Coders Should Look For in an E-Learning Program

6. January 2010

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Never considered e-learning? Consider these benefits. If you’re looking to get into a medical coding job or boost your current medical coding career, don’t forget to check out e-learning opportunities. “E-learning makes getting educated about something new a lot faster…

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Medical Coder’s ICD-10 Crash Course

16. December 2009

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We’ve got the links to some online resources that can help you learn about ICD-10. I’ve heard more than one medical coding veteran vow that she’ll retire before she ever uses ICD-10. But experts agree that ICD-10 is finally coming,…

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How Do I Find the Physician Fee Schedule on the CMS Web Site?

9. December 2009

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CMS makes it a simple quest. Ha! Talk to almost any coder about the work hassles she faces every day, and she’s almost sure to mention the CMS web site — with assorted payer web sites also mentioned (or cursed)…

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Medical Coding Career Step: 5 Interview Don’ts

30. November 2009

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Cute, but a job interview don't. Hiring managers dish on what potential employees do to kill their chances. Did you know that almost one-third of hiring managers decide whether someone they’re interviewing…

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Who Are Your Medical Coding Mentors?

18. November 2009

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Expand your mentor network with these tips. Instead of focusing on one mentor, you should create an arsenal of helpful career counselors — each mentor with a different purpose, advises Tara

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Medical Office Coach: Electronic Vs. Paper Record Retention

18. November 2009

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Does it feel like it's raining paper in your office? Consider EMRs. Is your practice looking at EMRs? Here’s what you need to know about the transition. Question: My practice is running…

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