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February 21, 2017
Carl Natale

How to improve ICD-10 productivity with remote coding

Medical coding productivity may be returning to pre-ICD-10 levels but there still is more ICD-10 coders. To meet that demand, For the Record explains how remote coding could provide strong advantages for healthcare providers.
February 20, 2017
Carl Natale

Entry-level medical coders need more than memorized ICD-10 codes

Because there is more to medical coding than memorizing ICD-10 codes, hospitals need to help coders — especially entry-level coders — further their expertise.
February 05, 2017
Carl Natale

How medical coders can advance careers after ICD-10 implementation

ICD-10 implementation has changed the medical coding career. Medical coders had to adapt or leave the industry.
December 14, 2016
Carl Natale

How to spot a rockstar medical coder in your medical practice

Well the AAPC has listed the five characteristics of rockstar medical coders. It seems like a pretty good list of traits that make medical coders an essential part of healthcare.
October 04, 2016
Carl Natale

Where the ICD-10 transition has created gains

The ICD-10 transition created an obvious need for medical coders trained in ICD-10 coding. But medical coding is the only career that got a boost.
September 12, 2016
Carl Natale

Small changes in ICD-10 coding quality could mean big money

Large healthcare organizations have realized that small changes in ICD-10 accuracy can mean millions of dollars in revenue.
July 11, 2016
Carl Natale

Five tips for learning about medical coding careers

ICD-10 implementation has made the medical coder position a much more valuable one. So the profession should attract new interest.
July 05, 2016
Carl Natale

Can 'Super Coders' tame ICD-10 documentation?

Medical coders have become incredibly valuable to medical practices since Oct. 1. And not just because they understand ICD-10 coding.
April 19, 2016
Carl Natale

How medical coders have fared in the ICD-10 transition

Almost six years ago, I was thinking that ICD-10 would be a great opportunity for medical coders. Yes, some medical coders were threatening retirement. But the ones who learned ICD-10 coding would become more valuable.
December 21, 2015
Carl Natale

Four things medical coders need to learn — besides ICD-10 codes

Kristi Pollard has been coding for 20 years. For much of that time, she has been a consultant involved in ICD-10 task forces and mentoring. During that time she has heard a lot of questions.