Medical coding is the process of describing medical diagnostics, treatments and other procedures using specific numerical codes. This process helps in easily identifying the various parameters involved in medical treatments.Medical Coding is an important technique used in capturing and maintaining medical records. Any type of treatment provided to a patient, from outpatient treatments, diagnostic procedures, in-house treatments in a physician’s clinic, or emergency medical procedures, involves detailed records.
This course teaches the fundamental coding skills for outpatient physician setting and prepares the student to take up a Medical coding career in the physician coding setup.
Coding is the process of assigning formal, standardized codes to diagnoses and procedures performed or identified by physicians. These standardized codes make it possible for health care providers to receive accurate and timely financial reimbursement from insurance companies. As per HIPAA complaint healthcare providers need efficient Medical Coders.