Month: February 2019

RIGHT to REPRESENT

CLARIFICATION:  What is  RIGHT to REPRESENT? A ‘term’ you may encounter in your job search — ‘Right to Represent’ Most all staffing agencies will use this as a means to keep organized when it comes to candidates or potential employees. Many times, several agencies will work for the same client,  when there are a large…
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WHAT DOES IT TAKE TO BE A REMOTE CODER?

At least *ONE*  Nationally Recognized Coding Credential ***AAPC ***AHIMA ATTENTION to Detail ABILITY to Follow Directions ABILITY to RESEARCH and ENJOYING  RESEARCH ***Coding ***Coding Guidelines ***Authoritative Resources ***New Medical Procedures and Techniques ***Etc. CONTRACTS – Know that they aren’t always Long-Term.  Contracts, by their very nature, are frequently prone to end abruptly! COMMITMENT to Continual and…
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Remote Billing Companies

I am currently aware of  TWO(2)  Medical Billing Companies that routinely allow and employ Remote Workers. If you know of more, please let me know, and I’ll edit this document. ~~~~~~~ APS BILLING:   https://apsmedbill.com LARSEN BILLING:  https://www.larsenbilling.com/

Certificate VS Certification

People seeking a career in Medical Coding need to understand the ‘difference’ between: CERTIFICATE   and   CERTIFICATION. **Career Schools**—usually for profit—have classes and training courses in a variety of career choices.  Community Colleges also offer Certificate Courses.   Once the student satisfactorily completes the course they are awarded a Certificate of Completion.  This is NOT the same…
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