Alice Cifuentes

Alice Cifuentes

Alice is a professional recruiter specializing in placing elite medical coders, auditors and CDI professionals.

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June 2016

Tired of Taking Yet Another Coding Assessment? Here's Why a Coding Test is Your Best Friend.

Feeling frustrated about that coding assessment for a potential new job? We understand. Let us explain the importance of the exam and how it can benefit you.

Recently I came across several LinkedIn posts discussing coders disappointments towards coding tests used during the screening process.  This frustration caught my attention and while I can sympathize, let me take a moment to give you some background on why companies need to have a coding assessment in place.

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June 2016

"I work from my dining room table." Said No Medical Coder Ever

You just landed your first medical coding job. Congrats! Next step, organize your desk and office space for success. Read how our experts get organized.

You did it! You just landed your first medical coding job so now you start clearing the dining table, place your laptop down and start your new journey. That's all there is to it, right?

Think again! Let me introduce you to your new friend: HIPAA. It is the governing regulation that maintains patient privacy and integrity.  It will also shape the way you setup your office.

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