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So You Want to Know About Free CEUs From TCI SuperCoder …

14. May 2019

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A lot of questions have been coming in to us lately about CEUs. Check out this FAQ to get answers about keeping your credential current using TCI SuperCoder resources. Does TCI SuperCoder Offer Free CEUs? Yes, TCI SuperCoder offers at least six free educational webinars per year. If you attend a live webinar, you can […]

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Take the Mystery Out of the MPFS Conversion Factor and Calculations

14. January 2019

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In the 2019 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (MPFS), the conversion factor is 36.0391 compared to 35.9996 in 2018. But that sort of information helps only if you know what a conversion factor is and what to do with it. Here’s a primer you can turn to when you need to brush up on your MPFS […]

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To Show Our Appreciation at Thanksgiving … An Ode to Finding a Code

19. November 2018

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Thanksgiving is almost here, making it a great time to express how much we appreciate all the hard work you do. Ensuring claims are accurate, no matter how complicated or never-ending they are, is no easy task! The TCI SuperCoder team is proud and grateful to be able to support your efforts by finding ways […]

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Physicians Support 12.6 Million Jobs in US, According to AMA Report

14. March 2018

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It’s no secret that healthcare is a major player in the U.S. economy. AMA’s new economic impact report indicates that patient-care physicians are one of the top job creators in the country. According to the report, physicians supported the employment of nearly 12.6 million people and contributed $2.3 trillion to the nation’s economy in 2015. […]

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4 Motivators for Sticking to the Coding Straight and Narrow

8. May 2017

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If you ever take the “throw everything out there and see what sticks” approach to coding, it’s time to rethink that strategy. Carefully choosing the wrong codes to bring in more money is no way to code either. Next time you need inspiration to steer clear of these methods, reach for these four reasons coding […]

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Translate HIMSS17 Tips Into Career Advice for 2017

24. February 2017

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This past week, two of our newsletter editors from The Coding Institute attended health IT conference HIMSS17 and Tweeted highlights from sessions. One point that came through loud and clear is that no matter what job you have in healthcare, data connections are so intertwined you have to expand your thinking beyond your own department. […]

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7 Reasons to Visit TCI’s booth at MGMA16 Annual Conference

14. October 2016

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3 Tips to Master Medical Coding and Make It Your Career

6. July 2016

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There are a lot of ads out there these days that make medical coding look like an attractive career. It’s interesting work in the growing field of healthcare, and a lot of the ads start with the phrase “work from home.” But is that the reality? Here are some tips to help those considering medical […]

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Check Out 3 Ways to Stay Ahead of Coding and Billing Trends

22. June 2016

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The medical coding profession has come a long way in a year. Last year at this time, just about every coding article on the Internet warned of the dangers involved as the U.S. healthcare industry transitioned from ICD-9 to ICD-10. Last summer, headlines trumpeted the AMA’s agreement to stop fighting CMS on the ICD-10 implementation. […]

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Look Over the ABCs of Coding for ASCs

1. June 2016

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  Curious what it’s like to be an ambulatory surgery center coder? Though ASC coding has many similarities to provider and hospital coding, it’s just a little different from what you’d do for a physician or a facility. Ambulatory Surgery Centers Defined In Medicare’s eyes, ASCs are distinct entities operating only to furnish outpatient surgical […]

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