Have you always wanted to become a Medical Coder?
Now is the time. It has never been a better time to become a Medical Coder.
Medical Coding is so rewarding. It is challenging so you never get bored.
What is a Medical Coder
A Medical Coder abstracts (pulls) from the medical record key terms which are diagnosis which explain why a patient is being seen. A Medical Coder takes these diagnoses and turn them into a alphanumeric ICD-10-CM. It also allows the Coder to turn a Medical Service or Procedure into a numeric 5 digit number for example a Coder can turn Hypertension into I10.
Is Medical Coding right for you?
Are you organized?
Do you manage your time well?
Do you plan to study 3-5 hours daily>
Do you like to read?
Are you detailed-oriented?
Are you analytical?
Are you a critical thinker?
Are you persistent, consistent, responsible, honest?
Medical Coders educate themselves regularly if not daily if needed. As Coders we work hard. We provide a valuable service.
What you will need and you are responsible for?
Textbook will be provided
ICD-10-CM current year
CPT current year
HCPCS current year
Clinical Coding workout Book