What to do after CPC Certification in India


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The Medical Coding industry has already boomed in the Indian context providing healthcare claims transmission for the US, Australia and for some Middle East countries, but now Hospitals and organizations in India are looking out for Certified Medical Coders as the Insurance sector is rapidly developing. The future is definitely rewarding and challenging provided the aspirant medical coder has a good understanding of the ethical principles and compliance to healthcare regulations.

Maintaining the electronic health record of patients, so that they get paid off seamlessly by the insurance company is increasingly becoming a critical component of the healthcare industry. With the recent transition of medical coding process from ICD 9 to ICD 10 and the growth of Insurance sector in India; the healthcare industry is aggressively looking for well trained professionals with in-depth knowledge of their profession.

CPC certification is the gold standard for medical coding for physician and non-physician practitioner services. Become a certified medical coder by sitting for the CPC exam and earning your Certified Professional Coder credential, the most recognized medical coding certification in the healthcare industry. CPC certification represents excellence in medical coding. Potential employers recognized that the CPC credential equates with proven mastery of all code sets, evaluation and management (E/M) principles, surgical coding, and adherence to documentation and coding guidelines.

Once you’ve completed your training in medical billing and coding, it’s time to venture out into the job market. A word of warning: because medical billing and coding is expanding so rapidly, many young coders often find the job market saturated. An entry-level Certified Professional Coder (CPC) with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of Rs 290,325 based on 36 salaries. An early career Certified Professional Coder (CPC) with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of Rs 309,676 based on 74 salaries. A mid-career Certified Professional Coder (CPC) with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of Rs 505,652 based on 15 salaries.

Medical Coding is the transformation of healthcare diagnosis, medical services and equipments into universal medical alphanumeric codes. Coding tells what the patients problem and what you did for them. There are many Institutes in Medical Coding in which CIGMA Medical Coding Academy is best for providing Medical Coding Training in Kerala and also providing CPC Certification and Placements.