For some, having coding credentials and experience isn’t enough to guarantee a job in a physician’s office. It may require a good credit history, too.
In 2010, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission conducted a public meeting to explore the use of credit histories as employee selection criteria. During that meeting, Christine V. Walters of the Society of Human Resources Management said, “13 percent of organizations conduct credit checks on all job candidates … [and] another 47 percent … consider credit history … for select jobs.” (more…)
March 29th, 2012