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Is a certificate enough to get a medical coding job?

I am working on a certification program for medical billing and coding, is this along with my highschool diploma enough to get an entry level job as a medical coder? I'm looking for any helpful advice to help me get a job in this area, I plan on working on a bachelors degree in Health information management but I would like to be working an entry level job while getting my degree so i can build experience and help pay for my college tuition.

Asked By: Lilgoldfish - 8/18/2011
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A medical coding certification like CPC or CCS is more than enough to get started as a medical coder. Both of these are industry-standard credentials and are required by health care employers across the country. For the CPC, it is recommended that you have an Associate degree though for the CCS, a high school diploma... More
Answered By: Viddler - 8/19/2011
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yes it is
Answered By: briandwales - 8/18/2011
 
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