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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.
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.
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.
December 20, 2014
Carl Natale

Two myths about ICD-10 myth busting

It's a challenge to make sure the correct information about ICD-10 coding is being shared. So I'm happy that MediGain takes a look at the Five myths about ICD-10. But I had to laugh when I read, "...