Medical Coding Study Groups For April 2023 For April, all medical coding study groups will focus on ICD-10-CM coding and we will complete questions as a group. There will be some fill in the blank questions and some multiple choice. You can sign up for 1, 2, 3 or 4 sessions. Each session will… Continue reading Medical Coding Study Groups For April 2023
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What Happens if a Medical Coder Makes a Mistake?
What Happens if a Medical Coder Makes a Mistake?This was a question that I have come across a few times recently. Basically new coders (or people thinking of becoming a coder) are wondering this. I could see why this would be a concern. Medical coders are held to a very high standard both by ourselves… Continue reading What Happens if a Medical Coder Makes a Mistake?
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?”
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
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
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
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
How To Code A Diagnostic Radiology Report
Sometimes when people hear that diagnostic radiology coders can code 50+ reports an hour they are taken back for a minute. It sounds like a lot, and it is, but there's many factors to think about how someone can code that fast. For example, do they have an encoder? Are they coding both icd 10… Continue reading How To Code A Diagnostic Radiology Report
The 1 Minute Coding Lesson Series
Hey All My Coding Friends, I'm happy to announce a new video series called the "1 Minute Coding Lesson." Each video will be under a minute, and I'll be talking about all things medical coding. It could be about ICD-10-CM, CPT, guidelines, common mistakes...you get the idea. There will be a new video added every… Continue reading The 1 Minute Coding Lesson Series
Got Coding Questions?
First things first, the medical coding world is tough right now. I don't have exact numbers, but many coders in all different specialties are furloughed or laid off due to Covid-19. I'd like to think that most of us will get our jobs back, but that's not really what this post is about. Make… Continue reading Got Coding Questions?