As a future medical billing and coding professional, you have an opportunity to make a positive impact in the healthcare industry. The key is to stay updated on healthcare industry trends and expectations, even after you finish your education here at UMA. Billing and coding professional career organizations can help you stay informed about relevant coding updates, new healthcare research, and unique opportunities to network and enhance your career.
Below is a list of four (4) professional organizations related to medical billing and coding. Click on each of the websites to learn about what each offers and to help you answer the discussion prompts.
American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC)American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA)National Health career Association (NHA)Medical Association of Billers (MAB)
2. Initial Post: Create a new thread and answer all three parts of the initial prompt below
- List two (2) professional organizations you are interested in either learning more about or joining.
- Explain why you are interested in the two (2) professional organizations you listed.
- Describe how joining the professional organizations you listed above can contribute to your success as a billing and coding professional