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Medical Coding & Billing

Medical coding is the transformation of healthcare diagnosis, procedures, medical services, and equipment into universal medical alphanumeric codes. The diagnoses and procedure codes are taken from medical record documentation, such as transcription of physician's notes, laboratory and radiologic results, etc.

What Medical coders do?

Medical coders spend their days reviewing medical records to assign these codes and ensure that the health care providers they support are properly reimbursed for services. Physicians and hospitals depend on accurate coding to receive proper reimbursement, making the role of the coder a valued one.

Scope of Medical Coder

Medical coding career has been termed to be an important one in the present healthcare industry and also is among the fastest developing industry, when compared to other Indian industries. Because the Medical Coding Industry has met the cutting edge of information technology which has opened several channels towards placements in the healthcare field. Medical billing and coding professionals work in every medical office, clinic, hospital and insurance firm, or health care IT companies, making relevant contributions towards the delivery of quality healthcare reimbursement revenue. These opportunity has highly boomed the Indian healthcare IT industry as the US, and UAE healthcare providers ranked India first for their Outsourcing Medical Coding Services. Medical Coding Companies offers average of 2 to 4.5 lakhs per annum. Furthermore, it is stated to be a wonderful stepping stone to a much more lucrative, better level career in regards to medical office management.

Program Overview

The Medical Coding Certificate program of Cigma Medical Coding Academy provides academic and clinical education in inpatient and outpatient coding, including required courses in health record content, medical terminology, anatomy and physiology and disease process, treatments, medical supplies and implants. The program prepares graduates to perform medical coding functions in various health care facilities. The program adhere to the American Academy of Professional Coders Association’s ( AAPC) approval criteria for coding certificate programs. Students completing this certificate will be qualified to sit for the AAPC exam CPC/COC/CIC credentials.

Course Modules

Training program contains eight modules

  • Module IAnatomy, Physiology and Medical Terminology
  • Module IIICD Coding
  • Module IIICPT Coding
  • Module IVHCPCS Coding
  • Module VIMedical Billing & Reimbursement
  • Module VISoftware Training
  • Module VIIMock Test
  • Module VIIIAAPC Exam Preparation

All Modules

  • Medical terminologies
  • Anatomy & Physiology of
    • Blood System
    • Lymphatic system
    • cardiovascular system
    • Respiratory system
    • Reproductive system
    • Musculoskeletal system
    • Digestive system
    • Endocrine system
    • EENT
    • Nervous system
    • Urinary system
    • Integumentary system
  • Procedures
    • Medical
    • Surgical
    • Diagnostic
  • Pathological condition
  • Introduction to ICD- 10 CM
  • Infections and parasitic diseases
  • Neoplasm
  • Endocrine, nutritional, metabolic diseases
  • Blood and blood forming organs
  • Mental disorders
  • Nervous system and sense organs
  • Circulatory system
  • Respiratory system
  • Digestive system
  • Genitourinary system
  • Complications of pregnancy and abortions
  • Skin and subcutaneous
  • Musculoskeletal and connective tissue
  • Congenital anomalies
  • Perinatal period conditions
  • Signs and symptoms
  • Injuries,  poisoning and complications
  • Introduction to CPT
  • Evaluation and Management
  • Anesthesia
  • Surgery (6 chapters)
  • Radiology
  • Pathology and Laboratory
  • Medicine
  • Modifiers
  • Volume 3 (Procedures) (Hospital procedures)
  • Medical Supplies
  • Medical Implants
  • Revenue Cycle Management
  • Insurance Types and Plans
  • Claim Forms
  • Revenue Codes
  • Reimbursement Methodologies
  • Data Management and Quality
  • Data Privacy and Security
  • Others
  • Medical Coding and Billing Software Training

This module includes 15 Set of mock tests with Original Medical Coding Books.

  • ICD-10
  • CPT
  • Medical Coding Guidelines and Compliances

 We Provides 15 days Exclusive Exam preparation for the below certification which are conducting by AAPC

  • CPC
  • COC
  • CIC
  • CPC-P
  • Specialty

Who Can Apply

Eligibility Criteria:Master degree / Degree / Diploma or equivalent examination from any recognised Board or Council in life science and medical science discipline

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