Is your comfy-at-home ‘dream job’ opportunity a scam? Know these signs:
We’ve all seen signposts nailed up on telephone poles advertising medical coding jobs. Infomercials showing us the mansions and swimming pools we’d be able to buy if we earn their work-at-home salaries. As you’ve got the clue by now, some of these ads are from folks trying to cheat us out of our money.
In spite of that, there are legitimate work-at-home jobs out there for medical coders and billers. I know of an upstate New York radiology billing company, for example, that allows its medical coding employees to log in from their homes anywhere in the country. The billing software used by them secures protected health information on the online network. There are many coding professionals who work from their home at least part of the time.
Pick out the scams among good jobs: One can take a look at , which researches dubious work-at-home schemes. The site takes ads from potential employers, but exposes the Health Insurance Definitions ineffectual ones. Go through their list of legitimate work-from-home medical coding employers, and check out these 8 signs that a work-from-home job might be a scam.
The advertising company demand for a fee to get the information you require to apply.
Those hiring ask for your personal financial data.
When the header states Boston Medical Center Careers ‘Work from home’.
You don’t need to send a resume to apply and there is no requirement for certification or experience
If it claims to get you ‘unbelievable pay packet’, then it is definitely a crook. Even the best of the medical coding job doesn’t pay $5,000 per week.
If you are receiving the ad through an email. Often these ‘Work at home’ scammers are spammers too. But sometimes a good job can be received via email. Make sure you know the source before grabbing that opportunity.
There is no description about the medical coding job in the ad.
If the ad displays the images of a big mansion with a swimming pool or hot and expensive cars, you must ignore that ‘tempting opportunity’ as it is surely a scam.