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Is Medical Coding a “Dying Career?”

A few days ago I got an email from someone who came across my blog and she asked if me if I thought medical coding was a "dying career." I could see why someone would wonder that. The world is constantly changing. But I gave it some thought-- and the short answer to that is… Continue reading Is Medical Coding a “Dying Career?”

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Believe In Yourself

I remember being a little kid and having all these big dreams. At one point I wanted to be a veterinarian. A few years later I wanted to be an astronaut. I think I even wanted to be a doctor. I think these are all really common things for a kid to want to be… Continue reading Believe In Yourself

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7 Ways To Boost Confidence While Job Searching

I probably don't even need to say this, but it is difficult to look for a new job. If you are a new coder (or even a seasoned coder) it may be taking longer than you thought to find a job, and this can really affect your confidence. In October's Zoom meeting for the Career… Continue reading 7 Ways To Boost Confidence While Job Searching

ICD-10-CM Book Tabs

How I Make the ICD-10-CM Book Tabs

Ok I'm sure you guys already know this, but the new ICD-10-CM Codes for 2023 went into effect a few days ago on October 1st. I've been making and selling the tabs since 2018, but I realized the other day that I never made a video showing the process. So here it is 🙂 To… Continue reading How I Make the ICD-10-CM Book Tabs

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New Online Course Available

So remember when you were taking medical coding classes--how did you envision your future? Did you think it would be easy to find a job right away? I've talked about this before and I won't name any specific names...but did your school straight up tell you or even imply that you'd walk right into your… Continue reading New Online Course Available

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How I Wrote My Resume That Led To My First Job In The Healthcare Industry

So I'm just thinking back to how I wrote my resume that ultimately led to my first coding job. I had a general resume to work off of--so I just updated my information/jobs. So it wasn't too bad. But...my original resume template was from a book that I read. Yes it was from a book… Continue reading How I Wrote My Resume That Led To My First Job In The Healthcare Industry

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5 Things You Can Do To Prepare For Your First Job In The Healthcare Industry

Are you looking for your first job in the healthcare industry? Congrats--that's a big step! It may not seem like it to you, but think about how far you've come. I'm willing to bet that a few years ago, you only dreamed of getting to the point where you are now. So if you're looking… Continue reading 5 Things You Can Do To Prepare For Your First Job In The Healthcare Industry

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4 Reasons Why I Am Helping New Coders Get Their First Job in the Healthcare Industry

Some of you may know this already, but I've recently decided to expand Midnight Medical Coding and help new coders get their first job in the healthcare industry. I haven't really explained why I'm doing this though, so today is the day to talk about it 🙂 My main reason for starting this--I've seen over time… Continue reading 4 Reasons Why I Am Helping New Coders Get Their First Job in the Healthcare Industry

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2 Myths About Medical Coding

So, I've been thinking a lot lately about the medical coding industry just in general, and I realized there are a lot of myths out there! I could probably name more, but for purposes of this post, I'll just go over two. Let me just preface this by saying--this is just my opinion ok? Hopefully… Continue reading 2 Myths About Medical Coding