Medical Billing and Coding Certification – Training, Requirements and Benefits
If you want to work in the medical billing and coding field, career training and certification can help distinguish you as a qualified candidate. Employers often seek applicants with a medical billing and coding certification or Certified Professional Coder (CPC) credential from the American Association of Professional Coders (AAPC). Training for Medical Billing and Coding Certification… Read more »
Medical Billing and Coding Terms to Know
Medical billing and coding is vital to the healthcare industry. Without it, hospitals and doctors’ offices wouldn’t be able to request payment for services. There’s a lot of demand right now for medical billers and coders, and the industry is projected to grow by 15 percent from 2014 to 2024. If you’ve looked into joining… Read more »
5 Reasons Working Parents Make The Best Employees
Being a working parent is a challenge. Moms and dads in the workforce often feel pulled in two different directions: work obligations and family life. Do you go to the school play, or stay late to run that front office report? It turns out that working parents make great employees for exactly that reason. When… Read more »
Find A Dream Career—Not Just A Dream Job
If you’re like many students, you began school with a mission: to get the education you need to find your dream job. Maybe you’ve graduated by now and you’re looking for work, perhaps with the help of your school. But have you ever questioned your idea of a “dream job”? Here’s a secret: Your… Read more »
5 Ways to Improve Your Reading Comprehension
Reading—and reading comprehension—are an important part of learning. Aside from lectures, reading is the best way to introduce new ideas and information. It’s also crucial to making sure you understand the course material. But reading can also be a hard skill to master. According to Literacy Partners, 93 million adults have basic or below-level literacy… Read more »
Cyber Security: Keeping Health Records Safe
There’s some bad news for healthcare: the industry is one of the top targets for cyber threats, according to IBM X-Force’s 2016 Cyber Security Intelligence Index. And here’s another dose of bad news: Employees are the weakest link when it comes to cyber security. Verizon’s 9th annual Verizon Data Breach Investigations Report found that abuse of… Read more »
3 Tax Breaks All Students Should Know
It’s that time of the year again. Hopefully you’ve already completed your taxes, which are due today. But did you know that there are certain tax breaks and advantages available to students like you? You might have already filed this year, but taking advantages of these tax breaks requires careful record keeping. Start prepping now… Read more »
Taking an Online Course? You’ll Need These 5 Beginner Tips
According to the Online Learning Consortium, more than 5.8 million students enrolled in at least one online course in 2014. If you’re thinking of becoming one of these online students in 2016, you’re probably wondering what you’ll need to succeed. How does studying online differ from traditional classes? To help, we’ve created a list for… Read more »
The Age of Telehealth
Telehealth, or using electronic communications to administer healthcare, is on the rise. Learn more about how telehealth is reshaping the healthcare industry.
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