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Coding Superhero: Go Go Coding Gadget!

3. June 2010

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Tessa Bartels “Being a coder is a lot like being a detective.” Medical coders: If you feel like you’re someone who can work miracles with a magnifying glass, trench coat, and your…

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Coding Superhero: From Reality TV to the Wonderful World of Coding

17. May 2010

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Kathleen Goodwin with daughter Sadee. Kathleen Goodwin, CPC, Coding Coordinator, La Porte Regional Physician Network, La Porte, IN is no stranger to change, so that’s why trading a television career for one in coding,…

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Coding Superhero: The “Walking CPT Book”

13. May 2010

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“I know so much about medical care, surgical treatments and physicians that I could probably speed through medical school!” Andrew Borden CCS-P, CPC, is the reimbursement manager for the otolaryngology department at the Medical College of Wisconsin. He is also…

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What Medical Coders Can Learn from Dale Carnegie

8. April 2010

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What can you learn from this old guy? Plenty, Sister! We learn some timeless career advice & help you apply it to boost your own medical coding career. For years, professionals I…

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CPC Exam Prep: Survive Information Overload

18. March 2010

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Plus, how to persuade your boss to support your journey to coding certification. There has been an undeniable information boom in the last decade; in the Digital Age, even CPC exam prep has spawned a cottage industry of products and…

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Open-Book Test Taking Tips for the CPC Exam

10. March 2010

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Believe it or not — there are no ‘trick’ questions on the CPC exam. You’d be entirely right in calling Tina Cressman’s approach to studying for the CPC exam “by the book;” that’s the message she preaches during her CPC…

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Supercodergirl Reveals Her CPC Exam Prep Tips and More

25. February 2010

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This week’s virtual mentor is leading the fight for truth, justice and ethical reimbursement. She’s all over Facebook and Twitter, sharing her smart thoughts on all the latest…

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Twenty-Something Dives Into Medical Coding

17. February 2010

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‘I’ve found a job that’ll take me wherever I want to go.’ Robert Kiesecker, CPC, CCC first took the plunge into medical coding when the dive shop he worked for in high school laid him off. And his career has…

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How To Spot Wrong, Wrong Dead-Wrong Answers on the CPC Exam

10. February 2010

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Test your CPC exam potential with this sample CPC exam question. For more than ten years, instructor Pamela Biffle CPC, CPC-I, CHCC, CHCO has been preparing folks to pass the Certified Professional Coder exam, so we were thrilled when she agreed…

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Medical Coders As Expert Witnesses

3. February 2010

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Otolaryngology coder and medical billing expert fights for ‘law and order’ in the courtroom. The career paths for knowledgeable medical coders are practically endless, but here’s one I bet you’ve never thought of — expert witness. When providers are audited…

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