Medical Billing vs. Coding

  Many people ask what is the difference between medical billing vs. medical coding? Medical billing is basically the reimbursement for work that has been done for the patient by the healthcare provider. Again, this is about obtaining the reimbursement …

Medical Billing and Coding Salary

The rapidly aging population in the healthcare field has added a need for qualified individuals in the Medical Billing and Coding sector. There are far more patient’s then there are doctor’s, nurses and other medical professionals. Medical Billers and Coders …

Healthcare Management

  What is Healthcare Management? Healthcare management is the study of certain aspects of the healthcare field, a few examples are: Healthcare Policy & Reform International Healthcare Systems Healthcare Economics Quality Assurance of Healthcare Healthcare management strongly relates to prevention, …

Healthcare Informatics

We are in the midst of the information economy right now and some of you may ask what does that really refer to? What this refers to is the utilization of new technologies and information management that enhances process efficiency, …

What is Health Information Management

What is a Health Information Management Career? Working on the health information management side of healthcare, is similar to working behind the scenes to help keep medical establishments running smoothly. Although working behind the scenes in a hospital, health information …

Allied Health

What is Allied Health? Allied Health is a term that is used to describe different professions, typically: physiotherapy, occupational therapy, speech pathology, dietetics, social work and podiatry. Allied Health Assistants (AHA’s) The other part of the allied health workforce is …

Medical Coding

Medical coding, what is it? Medical Coding is “assigning a code to diagnosis and procedures” in the healthcare setting. This is not a skill that can be learned over night, it requires a lot of training and understanding to do …

Basic Medical Billing and Coding Terminology

There are so many basic medical billing and coding terms to learn early on. Here are just a few with simple explanations. Basic Coding Terms Category Subcategory Sub Classification Truncated Codes Main Terms Category: Codes 3 digits such as COPD …

Medical Terminology

Basic Word Structure Medical terms can be divided into two to four parts. Even if a word is unfamiliar to, you figure out the meaning by knowing what each part mean. Important Elements of Medical Terms  Root: Foundation of the …


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