About Medical Coding & Billing
Medical Coding is the process of assigning of predefined codes to diagnoses, symptoms, procedures, and drugs in a patient’s medical report.
The job of coders is to assess and accurately code the data in a patient’s chart. Coding broadly involves the conversion of:
- a. Diagnostic codes to ICD-10 from October 2014) codes
- b. Procedure codes to CPD/CPT (Current Procedural Terminology) codes.
- c. Drugs and supplies to HCPC (Healthcare Common Procedure Coding) codes
- Medical billing is the process of submitting and following up on claims with health insurance companies in order to receive payment for services rendered by a healthcare provider.
The same process is used for most insurance companies, whether they are private companies or government sponsored programs.
The 2-month online course is aligned with the standards set by the AAPC (American Association of Professional Coders).
The program is designed to promote self-learning with round-the-clock help from our experienced trainers who provide instant clarification and constant motivation and guidance through Skype, chat sessions and/or phone calls.
This wide exposure, coupled with our expert guidance, provides the learner with adequate training
that stands him/her in good stead while handling live work.
The average earning capacity of a certified professional coder & biller in India is in the range of INR 18000 to INR 22000 per month.
More experienced coders can earn around INR 30000 or more per month.
The remuneration for such roles increases dramatically after completion of the CPC, (Certified Professional Coder) the industry-recognized certification course.