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  • Industry Insights
    What is a Medical Coding Specialist?

    Find out what a medical coding specialist does, the skills required and how you can prepare to pursue this important health information management career.

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  • Healthcare
    Insurance Claim Specialist: An Overview

    What does an insurance claim specialist do? Discover this professional’s job duties, and the education and skills required for this important career.

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  • Professional Development
    Ethical Issues in Healthcare

    Some of the most prevalent ethical issues in healthcare involve the privacy and security of protected health information and compliance with HIPAA rules.

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  • Healthcare
    What Are Modifiers in Medical Billing?

    By using modifiers in medical billing, medical billers and coders can provide more detailed descriptions of procedures.

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  • Healthcare
    Medical Billing Specialist: Job Overview

    What is a medical billing specialist? Discover the education, skills and certifications needed to pursue this important healthcare career.

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  • Healthcare
    Medical Billing and Coding Examples

    Learn the process with Medical Billing and Coding examples and applying codes for medical reports, claims, and billing.

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  • Industry Insights
    What is Medical Coding?

    Explore the healthcare field of medical coding at DeVry. Find out more about medical coding jobs, certifications and educational requirements today.

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  • Healthcare
    Medical Billing and Coding Exam

    Prepare for the medical billing and coding exam with DeVry. Find information about the CPC exam along with information on exam questions and certification.

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  • Healthcare
    Medical Billing From Home

    Interested in doing medical billing from home? Learn about the requirements to pursue remote roles in the field and advantages of working as a medical biller from home.

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  • Industry Insights
    What is Medical Billing?

    What is medical billing? Learn about the medical billing process and the important role it plays in the healthcare revenue cycle in the United States.

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  • Industry Insights
    Is a Medical Records Technician Career for You?

    The use of electronic health records has made an impact on the healthcare industry. Is a career as a medical records technician right for you?

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  • Healthcare
    How to Pursue an RHIT Certification

    How to Pursue RHIT certification: Learn what an RHIT is, certification exam requirements and qualifications for this health information management credential.

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  • Healthcare
    13 Key Traits for Leadership in Healthcare

    Explore 13 essential traits for those preparing to pursue leadership in healthcare, including how to inspire and create positive organizational change.

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  • Healthcare
    A Guide to Healthcare Administration: What You Need to Know

    Learn about healthcare administration roles, responsibilities, education, certifications and more in our guide to this essential occupation.

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  • Healthcare
    What Is Health Information Management?

    What is health information management? If you want a healthcare career but prefer technology to hands-on patient care, explore this essential field.

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  • Business
    What Does a Project Manager Do?

    What does a project manager do? Explore the education, certifications and job titles associated with project management and how to pursue this career path.

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  • Healthcare
    Soft Skills for Medical Coding and Billing

    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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  • Healthcare
    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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  • Healthcare
    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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  • Healthcare
    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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  • Healthcare
    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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  • Healthcare
    Understanding Medical Codes and Coding Classification Systems

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

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  • Healthcare
    Understanding Medical Codes and Coding Classification Systems

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

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

    Want to find a medical billing and coding internship? Read this article for some tips that can help you get started in order to gain valuable experience.

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  • Healthcare
    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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  • Healthcare
    10 Reasons to Start a Medical Billing and Coding Career

    Are you interested in medical billing and coding? Read this to discover 10 different reasons to start a medical billing and coding career today!

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  • Healthcare
    10 Skills a Medical Billing and Coding Specialist Should Possess

    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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  • Healthcare
    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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  • Healthcare
    8 Non-Clinical Healthcare Jobs That Make a Difference

    Discover various non-clinical healthcare jobs. Learn how medical billers and coders, healthcare managers and administrators help doctors and nurses.

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  • Business
    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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  • Healthcare
    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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  • Healthcare
    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 and Certified Professional Biller.

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  • Healthcare
    Impact of New Diseases on Medical Billing & 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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  • Healthcare
    What is ICD-11? A Medical Billing and Coding Guide

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

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  • Business
    When Should I Earn an 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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  • Healthcare
    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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  • Business
    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
    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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  • Healthcare
    Choosing the Best Online Medical Billing & Coding Program

    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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  • Healthcare
    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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  • Healthcare
    New Trends in Medical Billing and Coding

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

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  • Business
    "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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  • DeVry Updates
    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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  • Healthcare
    10 Strange ICD-10 Codes for 2021

    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
    What is 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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  • Business
    Healthcare Business Jobs and Careers

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

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  • Healthcare
    What is Health Information Technology?

    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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  • Healthcare
    Get Started in a Medical Billing & Coding Career

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

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  • Healthcare
    Machine Learning & AI in Healthcare Careers

    AI is changing healthcare. Drs. Bob Arnot and Shantanu Bose discuss the use of these tools and getting started on the data side of healthcare..

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  • Work-Life-School
    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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  • Business
    Tech Is Driving Business in All Industries | DeVry

    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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  • Healthcare
    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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