Coding Credentials: Deciding to Invest

Coding Credentials: Deciding to Invest

by Angela Lehoux, CCS Barry Libman Inc. Coders are a unique breed, don’t you think? We like to investigate, solve and organize things. We dive into the record, piece together the medical terminology and map it to alphanumeric codes. It takes a very special skill set to do that. Not only do you code “the story,” […]

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Coding Credentials and Opening the Doors of Opportunity

Coding Credentials and Opening the Doors of Opportunity

by Angela Lehoux, CCS

To be credentialed or not be credentialed? That is a question every coder must face in her career. Today, credentials are available for just about every area in coding. It’s really a great opportunity. Now, you can even take classes to learn how to code. But, the question remains: is it worth it? I have a personal story to share that may answer this question for you.

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Prepping for the CCA: Part 5: The Importance of Failing

Prepping for the CCA: Part 5: The Importance of Failing

Follow Rebecca Harmon, MPM, RHIA, an experienced HIM professional, as she pursues her goal of earning a CCA coding credential. A writer with clear vision and inspiring manner, Rebecca shares what she learns about the process of preparation and provides an ongoing narrative of both setbacks and victories.  Join the journey and share your own story of […]

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