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  • Could I Pass the CPC or CCS Exam Without a Two- or Four-Year Degree?

    Learn more about preparing to pass the CPC exam or CCS exam without a degree, and how earning a Medical Billing and Coding certificate can help you.

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  • Medical Billing and Coding and Healthcare Reform

    Learn about medical billing and coding and healthcare reform to develop a better understanding of how healthcare reform may impact the MBC industry.

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  • The Demand for Medical Billers and Coders

    Discover the demand for medical billers and coders. Get a sense of the growth rate projections for medical billers and coders on a national level.

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  • Why is Medical Billing and Coding Important?

    Have you ever wondered why medical billing and coding is important? Explore the Medical Billing and Coding field, how to enter it, and what you'll need to know.

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  • What are the Different Medical Coding Classification Systems?

    Learn about the different types of medical coding classification systems, their purpose and how they help medical billers and coders to do their jobs.

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  • Healthcare
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    How Do I Find a Medical Billing and Coding Internship?

    Want to find a medical billing and coding internship? Here are some tips that can help you get started.

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  • How to Find Accredited Medical Billing and Coding Schools

    How can you tell if a medical billing and coding school is accredited? Find out what accreditation means for MBC programs and how a school becomes accredited.

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  • 6 Reasons to Start a Medical Billing and Coding Career

    Are you interested in medical billing and coding? Discover 6 different reasons to start a medical billing and coding career today!

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  • 10 Traits of a Great Medical Billing and Coding Specialist

    Discover 10 qualities that make a great medical billing and coding specialist. Learn soft and hard skills that can help you in a healthcare career.

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  • How to Become a Medical Biller and Coder

    Learn some steps you could take to become a medical biller and coder. Explore different paths to help you enter this difference-making healthcare career.

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  • 8 Non-Clinical Healthcare Jobs That Make a Difference

    Discover non-clinical healthcare jobs that make a difference. Learn how medical billers and coders, healthcare managers and administrators help doctors and nurses.

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  • How Do Online Classes Work?

    How do online classes work? What are the benefits of online classes? Find the answers to these questions and learn more about online courses from DeVry.

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  • Medical Professions without Blood

    Looking for a medical job with no blood? Check out a list of medical professions without blood and learn how DeVry can help you get started in healthcare.

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  • How to Stay Current with Medical Billing and Coding Updates

    Explore how to keep your organization informed about industry trends and how to implement the latest in medical billing and coding updates.

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  • 13 Soft Skills for Medical Coding and Billing Specialists

    Learn about some critical soft skills for medical coding and billing that can help you effectively handle the different facets of this healthcare career.

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  • What is the Difference between the CPC Exam and CPB Exam?

    Learn about the difference between the CPC Exam and CPB Exam. Discover how to become a Certified Professional Coder (CPC) and Certified Professional Biller (CPB).

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  • The Impact of New Diseases on Medical Billing and Coding

    Take a look at the impact of new diseases on medical billing and coding and learn how you and your organization can handle these circumstances.

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  • What ICD-11 Means for Medical Billing and Coding

    Learn about the recently implemented ICD-11 medical coding standard and how this revision from International Classification of Diseases helps in sharing information.

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  • ICD-11 Tips: How to Improve Medical Coding Accuracy in Your Healthcare Organization

    Explore what's new in ICD-11, learn how to improve medical coding accuracy and help prepare your healthcare organization for these medical billing updates.

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  • When Should I Earn My MBA?

    Interested in pursuing your MBA, but unsure when to start? Learn about when you should earn your MBA and why you may want to at various points in your career.

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  • Deciphering the Medical Billing Codes Behind Your Healthcare Bills

    Wondering about medical billing codes and what they mean? This guide can help you better understand, decode and decipher your healthcare bills.

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  • College Degree Levels

    Explore the different college degree levels in order, and discover the different types of degree programs available at DeVry University.

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  • Healthcare Administration vs. Healthcare Management

    See the difference between Healthcare Administration vs Healthcare Management. Learn about the roles and responsibilities of these career paths at DeVry.

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  • Preparing for the Medical Billing and Coding Certification Exams

    Get prepared for the medical billing and coding certification exams. Explore CPC, CCS and CCA exam test prep strategies and tips on how to get ready.

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  • Choosing the Best Online Medical Billing and Coding Program for You

    Prepare for a career in medical billing and coding. Learn how to choose the best online medical billing and coding program for you with this guide from DeVry.

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  • Which Healthcare Career is Right for You?

    Looking for a healthcare career that is right for you? See which healthcare profession is a good fit. Check out courses and classes online to get started.

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  • Keeping Up With New Trends in Medical Billing and Coding

    Whether you’re new or experienced in medical billing and coding, learn about new medical billing and coding trends and changes in medical billing industry statistics.

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  • DeVry Updates
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    Restart Your Goals: Transfer Student Scholarship, Transfer Credits and More

    Make restarting your degree more affordable with DeVry's Future-Ready Transfer Scholarship, qualifying transfer credits and stackable programs. Learn more.

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  • Learn about Medical Billing and Coding

    Learn about medical billing and coding. In this guide, we cover everything you need to know before pursuing a career in this growing health profession.

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  • DeVry Updates
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    Embedded and Stackable Credentials: An Innovative Approach to Learning

    Interested in growing your resume? Embedded & stackable credentials in higher education can help. Read about this unique approach to lifelong learning at DeVry.

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  • 10 Strange ICD-10 Codes for 2021 [Infographic]

    Medical billing codes help describe diagnoses and procedures. Explore some of our favorite funny and strange ICD-10 codes in this infographic from DeVry.

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  • Healthcare Revenue Cycle Management

    Learn what Healthcare Revenue Cycle Management in Medical Billing and Coding is and how it affects the day-to-day operations of care facilities and providers.

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  • Healthcare Business Jobs: Pursue a Path in Healthcare Management

    Interested in healthcare business jobs? Get started by exploring healthcare administration and healthcare management career paths and degree options.

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  • Health Information Technology: Explore the World of Healthcare IT

    What is health information technology and is it the right field for you? Learn more about the job tasks, goals and education requirements for this profession.

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  • Considering a Medical Billing and Coding Career? Start Here [infographic]

    Considering a medical billing career or medical coding career? Learn about job tasks, processes & education with this medical billing & coding career infographic.

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  • The Next Level of Machine Learning and AI in Healthcare Careers

    Machine learning & AI are changing healthcare. Drs. Bob Arnot & Shantanu Bose discuss the use of these tools & getting started on the data side of healthcare.

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  • 5 Exam Prep Tips to Help You Earn Your RHIT Certification

    Preparing for the RHIT Certification exam? Professor Gregory Zaleski shares 5 RHIT exam prep tips to help you get on the path to success.

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  • What Healthcare Industry Growth Means for IT Professionals and Medical Coders

    Learn how the use of automation within the healthcare industry along with a growing demand for health services will impact IT professionals and medical coders.

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  • Tech Is Driving Business in All Industries

    Nowadays workers need a firm grasp on technology and a willingness to adapt as it changes. Here are some of the ways tech is supporting and driving business.

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  • Water-Skis Caught on Fire? There’s a Code For That

    There seems to be a medical code for everything. Water-skis catch on fire? Broken heart? There's a code for that! Watch this short video of our favorites.

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  • 3 Ways Artificial Intelligence Can Disrupt Healthcare

    As artificial intelligence advances, the healthcare experience is changing. Here are some of the larger ramifications of AI in the healthcare industry.

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  • New Coding System Data Paints a Better Picture of the Patient

    When the US switched to a new coding system, it allowed us to paint a better picture of the patient and made it important to actively work to improve billing.

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