Medical Coders: Giving Back and Paying it Forward

Medical Coders: Giving Back and Paying it Forward

by Rebecca Harmon, MPM, RHIA, CCA

In my last blog I used the example of rush hour traffic to illustrate how the act of giving can seed a more positive and fruitful experience in job seeking. As luck would have it, I experienced another traffic incident this week that again inspired me to think about how we navigate our jobs and careers.

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Getting That Coding Job: Persistence Can Pay Off

Getting That Coding Job: Persistence Can Pay Off

by Rebecca Harmon, MPM, RHIA, CCA Searching for your first Coding job can be frustrating. As the transition to ICD-10 looms in front of us, coding supervisors and managers are scrambling to stack the deck with as much experience as possible. Like that insurance commercial, you’re probably thinking “everybody knows that.” It’s vexing to keep […]

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But I went to school for CODING! Tips for Jump-Starting your Career

But I went to school for CODING! Tips for Jump-Starting your Career

by Rebecca Harmon, MPM, RHIA [email protected] You don’t have to look far to find online discussions about the shortage of coding jobs open to new graduates. It doesn’t seem to make sense – especially with all the concern around productivity losses when ICD-10 is finally implemented – employers should be scooping up new coders left and […]

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