Medical billing and medical coding jobs and careers are easy to start, but hard to find work in. For medical billing, it’s hard to get started because physicians already have someone doing their billing for them. For medical coding, entities are often reluctant to bring on someone with no experience. For both, the training and […]

As of October 1st, the coding standard for diagnosis coding has changed in the United States. It’s gone from what used to be called ICD-9 to ICD-10. Hospitals and physicians across the country have been scrambling to get their coders trained for the new system, even though it’s been around since 1995, because most insurance […]

Many people in health care have heard that something called ICD-10 is coming, but not everyone knows just what it is. ICD-10 stands for International Classification of Diseases, Version 10, and it’s the first major change in diagnosis coding in the United States since 1979. It’s significant because it more fully describes both existing and […]