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Why Medical Billers and Coders Are So Important to the U.S. Healthcare System

Healthcare System

The modern U.S healthcare system is a huge, sprawling, interconnected system that is constantly growing and getting more complex.    At the heart of this system is the need to have medical care quickly and accurately communicated to healthcare insurance providers to ensure that patients get prompt treatment and healthcare facilities get the funds they need to keep operating.   Medical billers and coders are a core and vital part of that process, turning medical notes into a billable format using a complex system of medical codes.   In this article, we’ll be looking at exactly what a medical biller..

5 Great Books for Medical Billing and Coding Specialists

Medical Billing and Coding Specialists

Medical billing and coding is complex, if vital, part of the modern American healthcare system, and employment opportunities in the medical billing and coding sector have skyrocketed in recent years.   If you are considering training as a medical biller and coder, is you’re currently a billing and coding student, or if you’ve recently graduated and are looking for you first medical billing and coding, there are some excellent books on the market that can help and support you.   Today we’ll be going through those books and what they can offer you. How to Open and Operate a Financially..

5 Reasons Why Now Is a Great Time to Start a Medical Billing and Coding Career

Medical Billing and Coding Career

Medical billing and coding is a fast-paced and rewarding career at the center of some of the most significant and most exciting medical technology shifts in the last decade. So, if you are looking for a career where your work really makes a difference, here are five reasons why now is a great time to start a medical billing and coding career. You Don’t Need to Go to Medical School If you’ve always dreamed of working in the medical field but have never had the year or hundreds of thousands of dollars needed to attend medical school, then we have..

Blogs to Help You Stay Healthy as a Medical Biller and Coder

Medical Biller and Coder

Working as a medical biller and coder can be a fast-paced and demanding role with an emphasis on accuracy and speed. Working to stay healthy is an important part of being the best at your job and a digital job requires a digital solution.   to help out, we’ve put together a list of great blogs that will help you stay healthy as a medical biller and coder. ACE Fitness ACE stands for The American Council on Exercise and if you are wanting to get fitter but don’t know where to start in a world filled with fad diets and..

Medical Coding For Vaccines – Why It’s Different

Medical billing and Coding

Vaccine coding is done differently to most medical coding and is often a source of confusion for newly qualified medical coders. So, to make things as clear as possible, we’ll be breaking down how coding for vaccines is done and how it differs from regular codes. A Three-Part Code    Vaccine codes are split into three sections:    the administration of the vaccine the vaccine toxoid itself the vaccine diagnosis code   This means that, as the medical coder, you will need to provide a code for the nurse giving the vaccine shot as part of the administration section, the..