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Successful CPC Test-Takers Reveal Their Secrets

20. January 2010

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Discover some ‘secret weapons’ for passing the CPC exam. There’s a lot of information out there to help you prepare for the CPC® exam, and some of it is free & readily available right on the

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3 Work-at-Home Tips for Medical Coders

13. January 2010

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Save the dishes for after work. Practical field-tested tips from work-at-home veterans help keep you productive & happy. As technology improves and employers look for ways to cut costs, more and more…

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Pass the CPC-H Exam With These Tips

6. January 2010

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Party's over. What's your resolution? If one of your New Year’s resolutions is to see the letters CPC-H after your name, here’s some help from a man who took — and…

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8 Easy Ways To Build Your Medical Coding Vocabulary

16. December 2009

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Expert reveals some simple ways to keep your medical coding terminology know-how in tip-top shape. Even if you’ve taken a few college courses and aced the medical terminology portion of your CPC exam, you’re still learning new medical terms every…

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Medical Coders: How’s Your Work Space?

9. December 2009

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Medical coding pros reveal tips for how to concentrate — and shine — in cubicle hell. Medical coding is a job that requires copious research and razor sharp concentration, and some coders struggle with work environments in which it’s…

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Professional Communication Tips for Medical Coders

18. November 2009

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Doctor, can we talk? Although some folks like to joke that coders are the nerds with number sense who lurk around in the back office, we coders know we must have stellar…

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From Temporary File Clerk to Medical Coding Career

11. November 2009

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Billing & coding manager reveals how she got there. When Elizabeth Hollingshead took a temporary job as a file clerk at an ENT practice, it was just something flexible to do while she looked for a full-time job. What she…

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Medical Coder HITs EHR Challenges Head On

4. November 2009

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If you think your learning curve will flatten a bit once you get some coding experience under your belt, think again. Thirty-year coding veteran Tina Landskroener is going back to school to take on new health information technology challenges that…

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Medical Office Manager Reveals Tips for Surgical Coding Rookies

27. October 2009

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Photo: German Federal Archives, Wikimedia Commons How did general surgery office manager Joseph Lamm end up where he is today? He jokes that he stuck around at his first part-time medical billing…

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From Fingerprint Technician to Urology Coder

21. October 2009

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Medical coder reveals how she went from FBI to CPC. When someone casually asks her what she does for a living, Alice M. Kater, CPC, PCS usually describes herself as a “translator — I translate my doctors’ documentation into numbers…

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