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  • 2013 AAPC Salary Survey

    December 5, 2013 • Coding and Billing

    The American Academy of Professional Coders conducts a salary survey each year. Whether you’re already working as a coder, you’re studying to become one, or you’re considering medical coding as a possible career change, the 2013 Salary Survey has some encouraging information. Here’s a quick snapshot of the highlights: The [...]

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  • Graduate Advice: After Graduation

    December 2, 2013 • Coding and Billing

    Everyone has unique reasons for enrolling in the coding program with Career Step, but most share a common goal—the opportunity to learn, advance, and improve the overall quality of their lives. As a graduate support team, we regularly hear from graduates that have done so, and want to encourage those [...]

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  • Why Choose Career Step for Your Medical Coding Education?

    November 26, 2013 • Coding and Billing

    Career Step is an outstanding choice for medical coding and billing education because we’re a leader in career training programs specific to medical coding and billing. If you’re already one of our students, congrats on choosing one of the best programs out there! You can train with the confidence of [...]

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  • 2014 CPT Updates

    November 22, 2013 • Coding and Billing

    There has been a lot of emphasis on learning ICD-10 over the last several months. This will continue until the implementation date of October 1, 2014. However, there is another code set that will also see significant changes in 2014: the CPT code set. The 2014 CPT code book will [...]

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  • Technology and Healthcare

    November 15, 2013 • Coding and Billing

    Technology was a hot topic at the AHIMA national conference this year.  New advancements such as social media, mobile devices, iPads, iPhones, online networking, and mobile apps are changing the expectations of healthcare.  The use of technology helps health information departments and healthcare providers shorten delays, reduce cycle claims, reduce [...]

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  • Technology and the Implementation of ICD-10

    November 7, 2013 • Coding and Billing

    Two major themes at the AHIMA convention in Atlanta last week were technology and the implementation of the ICD-10 code sets. Technology is changing the way we interact with our physicians—my doctor carries an iPad around the office as a mobile way to make clinic notes that are later entered [...]

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  • Graduate Advice: Online Flexibility

    November 4, 2013 • Coding and Billing

    At Career Step, we work hard to help individuals change their lives. Below are a few comments submitted from graduates who are working hard to do just that: I am currently studying to take my certification test next month and hope to do well. I enjoyed the Career Step program [...]

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  • The Journal of AHIMA on ICD-10 Root Operations | Article Recommendations

    October 30, 2013 • Coding and Billing

    The Journal of AHIMA is the American Health Information Management Association’s monthly publication. The publication strives to keep tens of thousands of HIM professionals up to date on the current trends and regulatory affairs related to the HIM industry. With ICD-10 looming on the horizon, The Journal of AHIMA has [...]

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  • AHIMA National Convention 2013

    October 23, 2013 • Coding and Billing

    The AHIMA national convention is being held this next week—October 26-30. Career Step’s medical coding and billing instructors will be attending the convention. We are really excited for the education sessions! These educational sessions cover a variety of topics, and it is exciting to attend these sessions to find out [...]

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  • Career Step to Exhibit at AHIMA Convention October 27-30

    October 22, 2013 • Coding and BillingCareer Step

    Career Step, an online provider of career-focused education and corporate training, will be attending and exhibiting at the 85th Annual Convention and Exhibit of the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) in Atlanta, Georgia, October 27 through the 30 in booth 1509. Career Step will be launching its new ICD-10 [...]

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