Billing & Coding Articles

A career in billing and coding can be a rewarding way to enter the ever growing healthcare industry. “By 2022, nearly one in eight U.S. jobs is projected to be in the healthcare sector.”

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the Job Outlook for 2014 – 2022 for medical records and health information technicians is going to grow at 15%, a much faster rate than average U.S. jobs. Below you’ll find a number of articles that may help you decide if a career in medical billing and coding is right for you.

Some questions these articles address include do you need a degree, can you work from home, the CPC exam, and what’s the difference between medical billing and medical coding.




Medical Billers and Coders: The CPC Exam

Medical Billers and Coders: The CPC Exam

Taking the Certified Professional Coder Exam If you are taking a medical billing and coding course, you will soon be faced with the Certified Professional Coder (CPC) exam. This exam, offered through the AAPC, the largest credentialing body for the field, is the best way to land a job and get the rate of pay […]

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Electronic Medical Records Career Options

Click on the video above to learn more about a career in electronic medical records What Does a Career in Electronic Medical Records Look Like? In recent years, healthcare and technology have been intersecting in a big way. While hospitals and physician offices once relied on a paper system to keep track of all records […]

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Medical Billing & Coding Explained

Medical Billing & Coding Explained

Getting Started in Medical Billing & Coding Medical billers & coders are typically known as the “office staff” in a medical capacity. Although this term hardly does justice to all the work billers & coders do, it arises from the fact they they almost always work with the administrative side of health care. Rarely, if […]

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Do I Need a Degree to Work in Medical Coding and Billing

Do I Need a Degree to Work in Medical Coding and Billing

What Type of Training Do I Need To Become a Medical Coding and Billing Professional? One of the more popular health care degrees these days is medical billing and coding. Typically accomplished in as little as 6 months (and up to 2 years), this degree prepares graduates to work in a physician’s office, insurance agency, […]

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Medical Coding Business from Home

Medical Coding Business from Home

How to Start a Medical Coding Business from Home? In the health care field, opportunities to work from home tend to be pretty rare. That’s because this is a very hands-on, patient-focused career field that calls for a lot of face-to-face interaction. However, that doesn’t mean opportunities don’t exist at home. If you’re interested in […]

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Alternate Medical Billing Jobs: Cancer Registrars

Alternate Medical Billing Jobs: Cancer Registrars

What Is A Cancer Registrar and What Do They Do? When anyone talks about medical billing jobs, there is often an implication that billing is a uniform task that is the same in every single type of health care setting. However, just as no two organizations are run the same way (and just as not […]

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