Become a Medical Coder in 20 Weeks

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