Month: November 2017

WHAT CAN I BRING TO THE CREDENTIALING EXAM?

WHAT CAN I BRING TO THE CREDENTIALING  EXAM AAPC EXAMS: http://www.aapc.com/certification/cpc/#tab-2 http://www.sanjac.edu/sites/default/files/160/AAPC%20FAQs%20for%20the%20EXAM.pdf ………………………………………………………………. AHIMA EXAMS: CCS exam: http://l.facebook.com/l.php?u=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.ahima.org%2F~%2Fmedia%2FAHIMA%2FFiles%2FCertification%2FAllowable_Code_Books_CCS_ICD10.ashx%3Fla%3Den&h=ATP0mUIzb_2F3EZ6PUBwdJD7PVd06xq71yoZqCdeW2a0_CV7YEdV884CboUP5ryJ4M03v-CUSGW9788ZwwlnadSw1vGYemjvc6MRiTWd3NjisCeTvIYKAWGfIA&s=1&enc=AZPBXe5JkQSwwPtmI9lLrWqCQd_yG9QoTvwrxdazeBBvdYaSYhGaUGS5Wc1u4rlVchC9Jr2wMXc_K7EUE7nUBZo1&hc_location=ufi CCS-P exam: http://www.ahima.org/certification/ccsp …………………………. ***for exams that are located at the PEARSON VUE  facilities, you should contact the venue where you will be testing for their SPECIFIC PARTICULARS as to what you are allowed to bring into…
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NETWORKING & VOLUNTEERING POSSIBILITIES

NETWORKING   &   VOLUNTEERING POSSIBILITIES NETWORKING can be your BEST WAY to get a job in a facility when you are just starting out. —– 1)…JOIN local AAPC groups or other professional groups! GREAT WAY to NETWORK!   Take several copies of your most current and up-dated resume with you! – That way you’ll have them available…
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HOME HEALTH Information & Resources

….. WEBSITES and LINKS    Code Pro University ….. www.codeprou.com — CodeProUniv Study Group on FB: http://www.facebook.com/groups/cod… — http://www.selmanholman.com/ — http://codingdoneright.com/ — http://www.nationalcodingcenter.com/… — http://www.nahc.org/ — Nat’l. Assn. for HomeCare and Hospice — http://ahcc.decisionhealth.com/cre…   — Home Health/Hospice Coding CREDENTIALS ….. Home Care Coding Specialist – Diagnosis (HCS-D)* The Home Care Coding Specialist—Diagnosis (HCS-D) credential is earned…
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A COUPLE OF AMAZING RESOURCES! and They’re FREE!

A COUPLE OF AMAZING RESOURCES! and They’re FREE! *******************************************************   Free Medical Codes (ICD10-CM/PCS/HCPCS)    —    http://medicodes.me/   MEDICAL ABBREVIATIONS/ACRONYMS   —  http://www.medilexicon.com/              

HOW do I get started if I want to be a Medical Coder?

HOW do I get started if I want to be a Medical Coder? BECAUSE this very, valid question is asked SO FREQUENTLY, I have taken on the task of tackling this topic.  This question is asked SEVERAL TIMES every month.   As far as I can tell, there is no SINGLE ANSWER to it.  There are SO MANY…
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PLACES WHERE CODERS MIGHT WORK

PLACES WHERE CODERS MIGHT WORK   HOSPITALS CLINICS —-Physician Clinics —-Urgent Care Clinics —-Specialty Clinics BILLING COMPANIES DIAGNOSTIC REFERENCE LABS REHAB FACILITIES NURSING HOMES LONG-TERM CARE FACILITIES (LTC) DME PROVIDERS MRI FACILITIES DIALYSIS FACILITIES INDIGENT CARE CLINICS   (be aware that not all of these are labeled as ‘INDIGENT CARE’) ——-may require a bit of research…
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NAMES and TITLES of POSITIONS for Coders/Billers/HIM Professionals

****THANKS to Lori Woods, CPC for her contributions to this list!  MUCH MORE comprehensive now!**** A/R Biller Account Receivable Representative Account Receivable Specialist Admissions Representative Appeals Specialist Biller Billing Coordinator Billing Data Entry Operator Billing Representative Billing Technician Charge Entry Specialist Charge Master Chargemaster Analyst Chart Processor Claims Processor Clinic Manager Clinical Documentation Specialist Coder…
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Try Temporary Jobs

Don’t forget to sign up with ALL the Temporary Employment Agencies–both National and Local–in your area or the area where you want to relocate. NATIONAL COMPANIES: (partial list) ———————————- Accountable Healthcare Staffing Adecco Addison Aerotek Andrews Staffing AppleOne Beacon Hill CSI Professional Staffing CSS Capstone Chartwell Staffing Clarity Staffing Cooper-Thomas Crown Services Elite Staffing Elwood…
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HEDIS for Nurses

HEDIS positions are TERRIFIC for Nurses with Coding Credentials or anyone with a Clinical Background and a Coding Credential.