Medical Coding

ICD-10 – Are You Ready?

Posted By:   Posted On: September 21st, 2015

ICD-10 goes into effect for all HIPPA-covered entities as of October 1, 2015. The ICD-10 system replaces the ICD-9 code set which was developed in the 1970s. The ICD-9 system is being replaced because: ICD-9 has become outdated and not as robust as needed by our modern-day healthcare system, thus resulting in inaccurate codes being [&hellip


Medical Coding Jobs Equal Above Average Employment Rates and Great Compensation

Posted By:   Posted On: November 18th, 2014

What is a Medical Coder? Medical coders review the documentation created by physicians before an insurance claim is processed. They make sure that the insurance claims are coded properly to obtain the maximum reimbursement for physicians. It is a necessary part of the billing cycle for doctors in private practices. Read More Medical Coders’ Employment Rate [&hellip


The Need for Medical Coding Jobs is on the Rise

Posted By:   Posted On: March 21st, 2014

The demand for medical coders, also referred to as medical coding specialists, or health information technicians, is expected to grow by 22 percent from 2012 to 2022 according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. This is exciting news for those interested in medical coding careers because the projected increased demand for medical coders is 11% [&hellip


Healthcare jobs for all levels of education

Posted By:   Posted On: February 10th, 2014

No matter what level of education you aspire to, there are jobs in the healthcare field which could be appealing. Healthcare often becomes a field that people search for work in after getting a degree in something else. There are many different paths and points of entry which can lead to a successful career in [&hellip