Contempo Coding Podcast35 episodes - English - Latest episode: about 1 month ago -
Welcome to The Contempo Coding Podcast! 🎙️ Join us as we delve into the fascinating world of medical coding, sharing insightful stories and personal experiences of being a work-from-home mom. 🏠💪 Get ready to explore the industry, stay updated on changes, uncover hot tips, and gain valuable knowledge to empower your success in the dynamic field of medical coding. Tune in now and let's build your path to triumph together! 🌟💻
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This episode shines a light on the dynamic changes in the industry, including a significant 70% rise in AAPC membership dues over the past decade. We explore how these changes impact coders and CEU providers, offering a clear, insightful perspective on the industry's current state and future direction. But there's more! There is positive shift towards remote work in healthcare, a game-changer for many professionals. This transition not only boosts financial savings by eliminating commutes b...
Get ready for an enlightening conversation with Alison Gibson, a seasoned health information executive with an impressive 15-year journey. From her humble beginnings in accounts receivable to a medical billing maestro, Alison's story is one of self-education, determination, and a passion for the healthcare industry. We'll follow her career trajectory, highlighting her coding journey, her notable achievements in value-based care, and her experience working with AI in the healthcare industry. ...
Promised to be a treasure trove of information, today's episode invites you to navigate the intricate world of medical billing and coding alongside our esteemed guest, Pam Vanderbilt, owner of Knowledge Tree Billing. An industry veteran, Pam uncovers the layers of this dynamic field that's constantly evolving, emphasizing the essentiality of keeping abreast with the rapid changes in regulations and the transformative power of automation. As Pam so aptly puts it, it's not about cramming the a...
Ever wondered how someone transforms their passion into a thriving career? Christine Hall, President and Senior Consultant at Sterling Global Solutions and instructor for the AAPC, Florida Atlantic University, and more, has done just that. Starting from a humble job in a hospital billing office, she climbed her way up to lead her very own healthcare consulting firm. Christine's journey is not just inspiring; it's a testament to how dedication and a deep love for the industry can lead you to ...
What happens when a licensed practical nurse becomes a Coding Improvement Coordinator? Find out as I chat with Myra Simmons, who has embarked on a special journey from nursing to medical coding. Myra shares her story of how she transitioned into the world of medical coding, the trials and triumphs, and how she used her expertise to help those who are homeless. Her life revolves around her career in medical coding, and she finds joy in every medical situation as a chance to apply her skills. ...
Brace yourself as Shannon unravels not just the fascinating history of NAMAS, but also dives into a discussion about the significance of proficiency in E&M. You won't want to miss her insights about NAMAS Documentation and Compliance tips that serve as a resourceful tool in the medical coding industry. Now, who said auditing had to be dull? Let's venture into an exciting conversation about the crossroads between auditing and the future - Artificial Intelligence. While AI is gradually shapin...
What if immersing yourself in a sea of knowledge about medical coding could not only enhance your career but also empower you to establish your own successful business? That's exactly what we're chatting about with Beth Schleeper, the awesome CEO of Advanced Coding Services and TNT Consulting. Beth's here to spill the beans on her journey into medical coding, and she's got some great tips on online and in-person training. Medical coding isn't a walk in the park, and Beth and I are here to ...
Welcome to a fascinating behind-the-scenes look into the world of medical coding with our guest, Rae Jimenez, a seasoned expert with over 30 years of experience in the healthcare industry. Rae, who is currently the Chief Product Officer at AAPC, opens up about her journey and roles within the organization. Notably, Rae highlights the indispensable role of digital tools and the importance of coaching the new coders to efficiently navigate these resources in the workplace. Our conversation ta...
Discover the cutting-edge world of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in medical coding through my exclusive interview with top industry professionals. In this captivating video, we delve deep into how AI is revolutionizing the medical coding landscape, streamlining processes, and enhancing accuracy like never before. 📲 Find out more about Maverick at http://www.maverick-ai.com ✨
Do you want to know how to get a job in medical coding? Watch this video for some great advice from a recruiter! You'll learn what skills and experience you need, as well as some tips on how to make your resume stand out.
Have you ever gone on autopilot and mentally checked out from your work? It could be the Coder Funk! Let's talk about what the funk entails, and how you can get back on the right track.
Have you ever wondered where you can do medical coding, outside of the traditional hospital/healthcare system? Or if you can travel as a medical coder? Today I dive into where you can work and the opportunities to work from home (or RV, camper, van, etc) as a medical coder. Interested in earning your medical billing and coding degree? Check out onlinedegree.com/contempo for special deals and find the best program for YOU! Struggling to learn interventional radiology coding? If so, RadRx h...
How can you stand out to employers in the competitive medical coding field? I brought on Kyle Johnston to discuss the tactics you NEED to know to land that first job and get to the next level! We'll cover the crucial items to add to your resume, how to connect with the RIGHT people on social to BOOST your job search, and even get insight on how and when to apply. Struggling to learn interventional radiology coding? If so, RadRx has the perfect solution for you - Cracking the IR Code: Mas...
In this podcast we chat with Sam Lippolis, a consultant on implementing telehealth. We discuss how she got into telehealth, some of the telehealth myths, and how implementing telehealth has impacted providers and patients. Connect with Sam LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/samlippolis/ YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCEmnjhkgvoMrqtyYSQ8p1_A Twitter - https://twitter.com/samiamlip Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/samiamlip/ IG - https://www.instagram.com/samiamlip/ Clubh...
In this episode, I discuss FREE resources for new plastic surgery coders and common procedures that can cross the barrier from cosmetic to reconstructive.
In this episode, I discuss some ideas for how to network in a virtual environment.
Let's talk about social media usage. Not just "don't"s but some "do"s as well. What type of social media usage might set off a red flag for your professional career?
Some of the best coders out there didn't pass the CPC exam on their first attempt. In this episode, I'll provide my tips on what to do when you fail the CPC exam to position yourself for success on the second try!
In this episode I discuss updates on CRC offerings, the 15k subscriber celebration, upcoming free CEUs, and coding for Advance Care Planning.
In this episode, I discuss the line when positivity can turn into a negative.
In today's episode, I reflect on the end of my first week being a self-employed medical coder and content creator.
This episode is about the BIG ANNOUNCEMENT for Contempo Coding.
Have you ever felt like you didn't deserve something good that happened to you or feel like you're a fraud? It may just be imposter syndrome rearing its ugly head.
This podcast is in response to the inquiries I got on the new coding software that is being hyped as a medical coder replacement.
As coders, we see a LOT of different patient cases, and some of them can be very tragic and invoke high emotional responses. In this episode I discuss managing your emotional response, a visualization technique, and what NOT to do with these cases.
This episode we discuss advancing by breaking outside the typical mold of medical coding and gaining insight from other industries.
Are you considering getting a degree but not sure if you should pursue that or additional certifications in coding? In this podcast I discuss the differences and opportunities in a degree versus extra coding credentials.
This episode focuses on tips for medical coding success when your budget is tight. How to get CEUs, build your network, and get ahead.
In this episode of the podcast, I sit down with Elizabeth Burke to discuss the fascinating story of how she became a medical coder and the ways she's maximized her growth potential in the industry.
What separates the good, great, and expert medical coders. This episode we take a look into characteristics of medical coders as they grow their expertise and what sets them aside beyond just coding knowledge and skills.
There's lots of certifications these days, but will they result in a better chance at a job? Better pay? I discuss the most popular medical coding certification and what other credentials to look at and how they may play into your coding career.
One of this week's YouTube videos discussed LinkedIn and connections with recruiters. This podcast goes further on the discussion in the role of the recruiter and the need to understand the massive role the recruiter takes and the need for kindness towards them.
This episode discusses some documentation pitfalls that have come into play with the usage of EMRs.
It's a small world in healthcare and you run into the same people over and over again. In this episode I touch on the importance of keeping positive relationships and then segway into some pointers for ABNs.
Introduction episode for Contempo Coding. I discuss landing my first job in auditing, climbing through the ranks, and handling being work-from-home auditor and mom.