Start another career at 50? You’ve GOT to be kidding!!!

Here is another testimonial and wonderful story that really caught our attention.  We are honored to be so well thought of and wanted to share with you. Here is Ruth’s story…. ME??? Start another career at 50? You’ve GOT to be kidding!!! But I just couldn’t get the idea out of my head.  I have […]

AHDPG Success Story Winner!

Congrats to Nicole S. for winning our contest.  It was wonderful to read each and every one of the entries.  Love the diversities which bring each of us to the medical transcription field.  One commonality amongst most of the testimonies is the importance of family.  It warms our heart to see what a caring and […]

Speech Recognition Editing

What is it and why do I care anyway? Speech Recognition Editing the activity in which a Medical Language Specialist (MLS) reviews and corrects medical documents that have been dictated then converted by automatic speech recognition software to text. The medical transcription industry needs MTs with this particular knowledge to work with speech recognition. If […]

ICD-9 CD versus ICD10

Wondering about a career in the health care field as a biller or coder? Wondering why the programs you are looking to join are still teaching ICD-9 when ICD10 is soon being implemented? To find the answer to this question read on. ICD-9 will be in effect until September 30, 2013 as ICD10 will be […]

Important Questions to Ask an Online Training Program

How much time will I need to invest to get through the program? You will want to how long the course takes (9 months, a year?) and how many hours you should expect to put in each week to make sure you finish on time. There is nothing worse than getting behind in anonline program. […]

Why Medical Billing and Coding Education?

In today’s day and age within the medical profession policies and procedures change on a daily basis. Providers are also having to work much harder today than they had to 5 years ago. Why you ask? Each year a provider’s percent of reimbursement for services provided is determined by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid […]

Doctors or Data Entry Clerks?

Upon visiting this year’s American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) conference in Salt Lake City, Utah I am bewildered at the path our country is taking in the name of “improving” healthcare. Do we really want/need our physicians entering data in a computer? Is this what we believe “quality” healthcare is? If so, let me […]

140,000 Ways to Code What Ails You

This article was published by News@Northeastern and can be accessed here: September 26, 2011 Beginning on Oct. 1, 2013, a new federally mandated medical billing system would require doctors to use a bank of more than 140,000 alphanumeric codes to describe injuries and medical services in bills sent to insurers. We asked Dan Feinberg, […]

American Healthcare Documentation Professionals Group Named as a 2012 Military Friendly School

American Healthcare Documentation Professionals Group, the nation’s leader in healthcare documentation training and services, has been recognized as a Military Friendly School by G.I. Jobs, a premier magazine for military personnel transitioning into civilian life. The 2012 Military Friendly Schools list honors the top 20 percent of colleges, universities and vocational schools that are doing […]