Medical coding and billing course is related to the insurance claims in the healthcare industry. The insurance linked healthcare industry is growing at a phenomenal rate and there are good opportunities in it. A graduate in life sciences can very well do the certification course in this prospective line and learn the subtleties of medical insurance and how it is admitted through the industry established coding and billing practices. Generally these courses whether online or offline are for a duration of around 3 months followed by the CPC (Certified Professional Coder) exam and after successful completion the CPC certification is issued by the training centre or the academy to which it is professionally linked. If one does not have or does not remember the basic knowledge of human anatomy and physiology then these institutes generally cover that module also to refresh the students. From that perspective even a non life science student can go for these certificate courses. There is absolutely no problem in that.
There are many agencies and institutes which impart these certificate courses in India and some of them are as follows and the details are -
1. Medesun India - They provide comprehensive online coding and billing training for 2-3 months duration and take CPC exam (adhering to the American Academy of Professional Coders Association's ( AAPC) approval criterion) and provide the certification. They also offer classroom training in Vijayawada and Hyderabad.
Address: # 101 and 101A, 6-3-801, Delta chambers, Ameerpet, Hyderabad-500016.
Ph: 6302921198 , 9000031033 , 9849974074
2. Acusis India - They provide online as well as offline training leading to CPC exam at select centres. The time frame is around 3 months and successful candidates are provided with the certification. They also claim that they help the successful candidates in getting job in this line and as they have a large networking with the BPO and other offshore agencies they can provide a regular work load to the efficient CPC workers.
Address: 17/2 Dollars Chamber, Lalbagh Road , Bangalore - 560027.
Ph: 80 2224 7626, 80 2224 7636
3. Odyssey Informatics - They provide online course for about 3 months duration leading to CPC certification.
Ph: 9818174285, 9818174285
4. Cigma Medical Coding Academy - They provide this certification course in classroom mode and prepare the candidates for CPC exam under AAPC criterion.
Address: Pallipadan Highlights Building 3rd floor, Opp St George Church, Edapally, Ernakulam, Kerala - 682024.
Ph: 0484 4020640, 9496164000, 9496064000, 9400406400
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