According to the Global Statistics, the surge in the aging population at the global level will increase the demand of healthcare workers like doctors, nurses, physical therapists, home health assistants, and pharmacists. This will also lead to the rise in demand of the Medical Coders.
Certified Medical coding professionals work behind the scenes for clinics, hospitals, nursing homes & pharmacies, so that the insurance company is properly billed. They are demanded in every aspect of the healthcare industry starting from clinics, hospitals, medical insurance companies, testing labs, diagnostic centers, and legal centers where they address health insurance issues and other administrative aspects of the healthcare industry.
There is a lot of scope for the medical coders both in India as well as the USA where they can expect to earn a very handsome package. If you have the required minimum qualifications, you too can expect be a part of this super- fast growing industry with high potential for growth.
The Medical coding certification is known as CPC & is conducted by AAPC. You should qualify this exam because a certified medical coder is paid more than a non-certified medical coder. According to AAPC, coders who hold a certified professional coder (CPC) certificate earn 20 percent more than their non-certified counterparts. Additionally, AAPC offers a variety of other certifications which certify expertise of an individual in certain specializations and other medical fields.
CPC i.e. Certified Professional Coder is the most sought-after certification in medical coding & is the first step to become a coder. AAPC’s Certified Professional Coder (CPC) certification is the benchmark for medical coding. The CPC will increase your employability in the competitive job market. A Certified Professional Coder knows how to read a medical chart and assign the correct diagnosis (ICD), procedure (CPT), and supply (HCPCS Level II) code for a wide variety of clinical cases and services.
Annova Solutions offers Certified Professional Coder (CPC) Examination training through an interactive face to face mode for which classes are conducted at our Indore Institute campus. We will provide you study materials, assignments, test papers, case studies, lectures on key areas, which will help you clear the CPC test.
So, if you’re a Graduate/Post Graduate Degree/Diploma holder in Pharmacy, Healthcare, Medicine, Dentistry, Biology, Zoology, Nursing, Microbiology or Biochemistry you are welcome to apply for the medical coding training course. Our Course typically covers topics like medical terminology, body systems and anatomy, electronic health records as well as learning how to use the CPT Manual, ICD-10 and HCPCS Manuals, CMS-1500 Claim Form and the UB-04 Claim Form.
Once the medical coding training program is completed, the next step is to pass the CPC (Certified Professional Coder) or CRC (Certified Risk Adjustment Coder) exams conducted by American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC) and CCA (Certified Coding Associate) or CCS (Certified Coding Specialist) exams conducted by the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA).
When you are finally certified, you can start working as a Coder & excel in your career. Some employers’ offers on the job training for medical coding but getting certified will be a better option since it will pay you more & increase your employability.
The CPC certificate is useful in medical coding, billing, auditing, compliance, and practice management, and is internationally recognized by employers, medical and government organizations.
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