Frequently Asked Questions About Medical Billing And Coding

Get hold of information and facts about medical billing and coding training, salary,and certification. Learn how you can start medical coding and medical billing work from your home.

Medical Billing Courses

January 11, 2012

There are many important jobs and functions within the medical field. Doctors and Nurses have important jobs that the public sees every day. Medical professionals, such as ultrasound technicians and phlebotomists are also very much in the public eye. But in the background there is a medical professional that keeps the entire business running smoothly [...]

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Some Tips For Starting Your Own Medical Claims Processing Business

October 13, 2011

Medical billing and claims processing is a crucial part of the medical industry. It is these professionals who are responsible for the submission of medical bills and records to insurance companies in order to expedite payment. These submissions must be in coded form in order for all involved to understand the procedures. Many people think [...]

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How to Use The CMS-1500 Claim Form

August 30, 2011

Even though most medical billing is performed electronically, there are still some instances when paper claims are made. The paper claim form is called the CMS-1500 and it is a universal form used by healthcare providers to submit claims and invoices to insurance companies and carriers. CMS stands for Centers or Medicare and Medicaid Services. [...]

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Working With Medicaid And Medicare Patients

August 28, 2011

Medicaid is an insurance program for people of low income and resources who cannot fund their own medical expenses. Medicare is an insurance program that provides health insurance coverage for that age 65 and older and to those under the age of 65 who are permanently physically disabled or have a physical congenital disability. Working [...]

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ICD-10 Coding Changes

August 26, 2011

ICD-10 is the acronym for International Statistical Classification of Disease and Related Health Problems and the 10 means it is the tenth revision. The publication is a medical classification for coding external causes of injury, social circumstances, complaints, abnormal findings, symptoms, signs and diseases. The document is maintained by WHO, the World Health Organization. The [...]

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AAPC Medical Coding Certification

August 10, 2011

The American Academy of Professional Coders, or AAPC (there website, has been in place since 1988 to provide professional certification through education to medical coders and to upgrade the standards of medical coding by providing training, certification and job opportunities as well as net working. The AAPC boasts a membership of more than 100,000 [...]

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The Fastest Growing Opportunity In The Health Related Field

July 27, 2011

The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act was meant to set up nationwide standards for practically all medical care transactions as well as guarantee the basic safety and privacy of all medical information and facts. The actual incentive powering this law is to boost the capabilities and also productivity of our health care program. This [...]

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