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What is the Job Growth Rate and Salary for a Medical Assistant?

Posted by Athena Career Academy on Jan 4, 2018

A medical assistant degree is often just the first foray in the career of a burgeoning healthcare professional.

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Topics: Clinical Medical Assistant, Medical Coding and Billing

How Medical Coding and Billing Specialists Connect Patients to Their Insurance Companies

Posted by Athena Career Academy on Apr 30, 2015

Medical billing and coding is one of the most complex aspects of the health care industry. In addition, health insurance is currently a hot debated topic among politicians and people of influence throughout the United States. A medical coding and billing specialist that takes pride in their work and is good at their job can make all the difference in the world in a patient's experience at a doctor or hospital stay. There are many different ways in which these specialists are important, but perhaps most important they help connect patients to their insurance companies. In order to fully understand this important connection, it is important to truly understand how health insurance and billing works.

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Topics: Medical Coding and Billing