AAPC or AHIMA Certified Medical Coders have a great career opportunity in India, UAE, Philippines, Canada and various other countries..
Medical Coders with experience and certifications are highly paid compared to other life science and paramedical jobs. The performance of a Medical Coder based on skills, knowledge and accuracy is continuously monitored for improvement and quality. This monitoring ensures the career growth which is directly proportional to the performance without any malpractice. If the Medical Coder is highly efficient and dedicated and has good communication skills then he or she can climb the corporate ladder rapidly..
Medical Coders with experience and certifications are highly paid compared to other life science and paramedical jobs.
ICD 10 CM is International Classification of Diseases 10th Revision Clinical Modification which is useful for coding diagnosis and problems related to patient for which they require healthcare services
CPT 4 is Current Procedural Terminology fourth edition used for coding procedures and services performed by the healthcare providers like physicians and surgeons to treat or diagnose the problems related to patients.
HCPCS is Healthcare Common Procedural Coding System used for coding medical equipments, devices, ambulance, surgical trays, wheelchairs etc.
For Certification All the students are eligible, who have successfully completed Medical Coding Training Program from AMTI after attending 2 month to 3 month of Training sessions.
American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC)( http://www.aapc.com/certification) provides CPC, CPC-H,CPC-P,CPB...and many more certification for experienced medical coders and American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) provides CCA, CCS and CCS-P certification to experienced coders. Both certification exams can be applyed online after attending 3 month of Medical Coding and Billing Program provided by AMTI. Placement is provided to All Certified Candidates after Successfully Completion of the training program. AMTI Certified Candidates are placed in Leading US Healthcare MNCs across the country & Abroad.
AMTI Certified candidates are eligible for placement in any healthcare BPOs in Medical Coding domain. AAPC's medical coding certifications are nationally recognized by employers, physician societies, and government organizations such as the Canter for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS). According to the Bureau of Labour Statistics, most employers prefer to hire credentialed medical coders. Additionally, certified coders earn more than non-credentialed coders.
AAPC medical coding certifications are a must for anyone interested in pursuing a career in medical coding and billing.