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How to Work from Home Doing Medical Coding

By Med Coding Pro

These days, most medical records are digital, which means that medical billing/coding professionals can work from their own home. Being able to work from home means elimination of costs associated with a commute, more time spent with family, and helps an individual better find balance between work and life, and can help them streamline their […]

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What is a Certified Professional Coder?

By Med Coding Pro

Have you ever wondered, what is a certified professional coder? A medical coder plays a crucial role in the health industry. The main function of a medical coder is to review the health records of a patient along with other supporting information to code and classify the diagnosis and procedures performed on the patient. The […]

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Tips to Become a Medical Coder

By Med Coding Pro

If you have spent any time looking at work-at-home job boards, you have likely seen all of the entries for medical billing/coding. These are the two positions that show up the most often and offer the most competitive salaries. You may have no clue what they are and may wonder what the requirements are to […]

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What is Medical Billing and Coding?

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Health care has gone through some major changes through the years, not the least of which is the increasing use of technology. In addition to the use of remarkable electronic and digital equipment for the diagnosis and treatment of illness and injury, professionals have made use of technology for keeping track of personal records and […]

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Become a Medical Coder

By Med Coding Pro

The first step to becoming a medical coder is to have a high-school diploma. You may also want to find out if your community college has an associate’s program that leads to this occupation. Of course, you have the opportunity to become a coder by taking a certification course, then getting your certificate when you […]

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How does a person become a certified professional coder?

By Med Coding Pro

Before getting into the details of taking the practice exam and the certification exam for becoming a CPC, it might be good to take a closer look at why the healthcare industry relies so heavily on having trained and skilled coders and billing personnel. The remarkable growth in the number of people working in the […]