Elate Academy medical coding training courses teach the fundamentals of medical coding, prepares the student for certification and helps them establish a career in the medical coding industry. Get your medical coding training, exam preparation, exams and continuing education all from a source you should trust – the 1st AAPC (American Academy of Professional Coders) Approved medical coding organization in India .
- Study in the comfort of your own home or office at any time and at your own pace
- Expert AAPC certificated coaches available to help you through the courses
- Take medical coding courses directly from the source you trust – AAPC
- Increase your chances of being hired / retained in a competitive job market
- Avoid the costs and structure of a traditional university
Experienced medical coding specialists often supervise coding teams or serve as Directors of coding at hospitals, health systems, or insurance companies.
The Eligibility criteria for this course:
The minimum eligibility to apply for the Medical Coding and Billing program is a graduate degree. The candidate can be from any stream. Medical Coding is for graduates and postgraduates from various streams such as B.SC, M.SC, BAMS, BUMS, BPT, MPT, life science, pharmacy, microbiology, biochemistry, etc. Medical Billing is preferred by graduates from BA, B.COM, MA, and M.COM. Any graduate who knows basic mathematics can also opt for this course.
Medical Coding provides tremendous opportunities to all talented Life science and Paramedical graduates who have passion for Healthcare industry. Medical Coding is among the most in-demand professions in India, USA, Philippines, UAE and various other countries. According to the Bureau of Labour Statistics, employment of health information managers which includes medical coding , is expected to grow 22% by the year 2022, much faster than the average for all occupations.
However there is enormous crunch of technical personnel with specific skills to match the requirements of this vast growing industry.
Healthcare is one such industry, which is never affected by any economic crisis or recession. However, with the use of Information Technology in the field of Healthcare, there are many new-age jobs under the “Healthcare BPO” sector, Medical Coding is one of the most promising career among these.
As far as Medical Coding is concerned, the job has a unique set of requirement to fulfill. For a professional, it is so crucial to understand: How coding and billing works for the Fortune 500 Healthcare companies and how the insurance sector functions at different nations.
The simple reason why medical coding and billing exists is that, the USA physicians and the medical practices need to get paid for their services from the insurance providers, the USA Healthcare is very stringent on Compliance regarding the Medical Necessity, for which strict scrutiny is in place by the USA Govt. to release the payments to the Healthcare Providers, i.e the Physicians, Physicians’ Assistants, Hospitals, Diagnostic Labs etc. A Medical Coder and/ Biller must be a skilled professional in order to take up this task and deliver it with precision. This is why the intensive training from a PMCC licensed Training Provider, ELATE Academy, becomes so vital. The modules of Coding & Billing Training are designed in such a way to offer expertise to the trainees to secure a successful and lucrative career. The curriculum is designed specifically by health care professionals and instructors. Students of these classroom courses learn the fundamentals of medical coding and dissect real-world medical cases and charts to extract the most relevant information. All classes are taught by AAPC-approved instructors who have been trained in exclusive Professional Medical Coding Curriculum (PMCC).
GROWING DEMAND FOR MEDICAL CODERS
According to the Labor Statistics, jobs for certified medical coders will increase 22 percent through the year 2022. Prepare yourself to meet the industry demand by becoming a certified professional coder. This is your first step to a career in Healthcare BPO Industry. Increase your chances of being hired in a competitive job market.
As the private insurance sector is on an all-time hype in countries like India too, very soon we can expect the Indian healthcare industry too running on the basis of insurance. This will again bring in a huge demand for coders and billers for local operations too. The Indian physician offices, from clinics to big multi-specialty hospitals have already implemented Medical Coding for keeping their Patient’s record safe. It is expected that very soon demand for more Medical Coders and Billers to take up this task will be there.
Currently with the immediate implementation of ICD-10 and EHR (Electronic Health Record), USA Healthcare industry is aggressively looking for a large number of trained, efficient, knowledgeable and certified coders and billers, this demand makes ‘Medical Coding’ a promising career choice for all the young generations.