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Medical Billing Career Guide

Tuesday, February 23, 2010

List of Surgical Organizations

Below is a list of the some professional organizations in the field of surgery.  While the great majority of them are reserved for MDs or medical students, there are also societies dedicated to non-doctoral professionals in the field.  Surgical technologists, medical-surgical nurses and pediatric surgical nurses are all represented here.  

  1. American Association for the Surgery of Trauma
  2. American College of Surgeons

Monday, February 15, 2010

Why Major in Medical Billing?

In today’s economy, everyone is looking for a sure thing. The days of seeking out commission based jobs with limitless potential are over, because most of those markets are so unstable that it is not worth the risk. So where do you turn? Well, why not major in medical billing? What is medical billing? Medical billing is a profession where you may be responsible for submitting paperwork to insurance companies regarding treatment of a patient in order to receive payment for medical services rendered. It is a fairly simple process, but may require a good amount of training. There are several reasons to consider studying for a profession in this stable career…

Undergraduate Medical Billing Schools

Medical billing educations come in a wide array of shapes and sizes. Some programs are online, and some take place in a traditional classroom. Some are accredited, and some are not. Some are mere certificates, others an associate’s degree, and precious few offer a bachelor’s. With so many variables, it may be difficult to identify the best of the best, and as any good student will tell you, the quality of your education often informs the quality of your work, and will shape the career you have ahead of you. What are the top undergraduate medical billing schools? I wish I could tell you. The problem is that the…

Medical Billing Schools Ratings and Rankings

Selecting a school to attend for any degree is a challenge. There are literally hundreds of colleges across the United States that probably offer a program that would suit your needs. However, when looking for a school for medical billing, the task becomes even more difficult. On top of the physical schools you can attend, there are a plethora of online programs that can give you a certificate or associate’s degree in medical billing. With all of these options, it becomes difficult to make a choice. Of course, you want to make sure you get the best education possible, so how do you determine the ranking or quality of these programs?

Tips to Apply to Medical Billing Schools

Applying to a schooling program could be a difficult task.  Thousands of prospective students turn in their applications every year, and only some of them will be successful. No program is immune from these restrictions, which is why it is wise to take your time when applying to medical billing school. There are a couple of things you should do.

First, do your research on the schools you are currently considering. If you want to get a good education, you need to make sure the program you applying to for medical billing is a reputable one. There are hundreds out…

Scholarships for Medical Billing Degrees -Study Guide

School is expensive- no ifs, ands or buts about it. The costs of education can be staggering, which is why most try to receive some kind of scholarship to ease the financial burden. The question remains- how does one go about getting scholarships for a medical billing degree?

There are a couple of things to keep in mind. To begin with, you need to be willing to look around. There is plenty of money out there for people pursuing some form of higher education. Check with local organizations. Even if the organizations have no ties to the field you are interested…

Friday, July 25, 2008

Private: Medical Billing Training

In a broad sense, Medical billing is a profession where you may be responsible for submitting paperwork to insurance companies regarding treatment of a patient in order to receive payment for medical services rendered. You may have opportunities to work on leading technologies in a health care field on the verge of dramatic growth. Get some formal training that help in your Medical billing career.

Career Overview
Graduates with medical billing degrees may prepare reports for insurance and health care offices to coordinate payment for services. They work with software solutions that change medical procedures into codes, simplifying and standardizing the reports that are generated. According…