The Top Medical Coding Training Programs of 2013

Every year, thousands of students make the choice to enter into the lucrative field of medical coding. While there are currently just under one hundred medical coding training programs strewn about the country, only a few have the distinction to make it to the top of the list. This year, we’ve ...

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How to Avoid Fraudulent Medical Coding Training Programs

Caveat emptor is a phrase long associated with the marketplace. It means “Let the Buyer Beware” and cautions consumers against fraudulent claims and promotions found in the economy. Medical coding is not exempt from this, as there are a number of companies that promise training at bargain ...

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A Guide to Finding and Buying Medical Coding Books

Medical coding relies on a highly technical set of codes which provide precise information about diagnosis and treatment, the purpose of which is to ensure accurate billing for services rendered. These codes are published and any serious coder ought to own the books, if for no other reason than ...

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ICD-9 vs. ICD-10: What Are the Primary Differences?

The move from ICD-9 to ICD-10 has many in the medical coding field confused and worried about the possible changes to course curriculum and what it could mean for their continuing studies and practices. Fortunately, the move isn’t that hard to understand when you break it down into primary ...

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Online Medical Coding Training – Programs and Considerations

Online or distance training is an educational medium for people who either live too far from a given training site, or whose schedules are such that they cannot be part of a traditional classroom setting. The internet allows such students the opportunity to get the education they are seeking, ...

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