Academy of Medical Coders India

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Industry Certificate in Medical Coding (QCI, Government of India Approved and Certified)


Medical coding is the first step of the medical billing process. Right coding leads to unambiguous billing process sufficing the needs of both service provider as well as the claimer. Healthcare system has a huge array of procedures, treatments, services and products made available to the patient’s. This makes accurate medical coding process even more important and therefore necessitates the need of skilled and proficient medical coders.
HCPCS, ICD and CPT are the essential medical coding textbooks or rule books. Since it is a centralized system, standardization of coding terminology is essential and thus, these textbooks are the reference point. Medical coding professional need to have complete and accurate knowledge of the medical coding norms and regulations alongside with apt dedication for their field! This is necessary as these people are trusted by the patients as well as the service providers (Doctors, clinicians, insurance companies etc.). They need to be dependable with all the crucial medical information of the patient plus is reliable for adequately coding the documented information which is used in the billing process.
Post Graduate Diploma Programme in medical coding is entitled to be the strongest tools for anybody targeting to enter into medical coding world. While being honest, organized, dependable and detail oriented are the personal traits which might help an individual to be a trustworthy medical coder. Knowledge of the medical terminology, good grip over the medical coding rule books, appropriate training about the industry and skills to use varied medical coding software is much needed to excel in this industry. AMCI offers this and much more in its Post Graduate Diploma Programme in Medical Coding.
The programme has been designed by industry experts and thus is full of examples and citation from the real world. The information offered throughout the programme has been diligently marked to be most recent and updated. This includes all the knowledge about the medical coding literature. The case studies have been appropriately interwoven into the programme modules so as to make learning more appropriate.
AMCI makes available this medical coding programme as a Regular, part time and interactive programme and thus the benefits it entails within are numerous. Like:

. Comprehensive information, clearly targeting the medical coding industry;

. Well-structured programme, intelligently put together under guidance of industry experts from same field

Programmme Structure :

Module 1: Introduction to Medical Coding

Module 2: Basics of Anatomy and Physiology

Module 3: Medical Coding and terminologies in association with Diseases

Module 4: : International Classification of Diseases (ICD)

Module 5: Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System (HCPCS)

Module 6: Current Procedural Terminology (CPT)

Module 7: Modifiers

Module 8: Evaluation and Management Guidelines for Medical coding professionals

Module 9: Radiology and Anaesthesia Guidelines for Medical coding professionals

Module 10: Surgery Guidelines for Medical coding professionals

Module 11: Pathology and Laboratory and Medicine Services and Procedures Guidelines for Medical coding professionals

Module 12: Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)

Module 13: Case Studies

Eligibility

Any Graduation/ B.tech/ B.Sc. in Microbiology/ Life Sciences/ Botany/ Zoology/ Food Science/ Food Technology/ BE/ B.Pharma/ MBBS/ BDS/ BHS/ BUMS/ BAMS or any other discipline. Diploma holders are eligible for our Executive Diploma, Industry Certificate, and Certificate Programmes.

Programme Duration

Minimum duration to complete this programme is 3 months and maximum is 6 months.

Registration

The registration dates for this programme run by the Institute are updated timely on the webpage. Effective Online learning tools incorporated into the design of the webpage make the programme lectures, online live classes and study material easily accessible. This gives a huge window of self-regulated and self-paced performance to the participants.

Programme Deliverables

A comprehensive study material for all the modules in hard copies ensuring the needs of the audience. The accompanying training material is appropriately aligned with the current Industry’s expectations.

  • – Assignments for all the programme modules for continuous evaluation and guidance.
  • – Interactive or online live sessions on all key areas of the programme giving all flexibility to the participants.
  • – Online classes for all the modules will be conducted on the weekends. Moreover, a doubt clearing session will also be scheduled before the examination.
  • – All the efforts are made by IGMPI faculty members to make the entire programme modules easily understandable.
  • – Assessment and evaluation for all the programme modules in order to enhance the levels of competencies and skills of the participants leading towards the objective of application in the job.
  • – At the end of each programme modules, the trainers shall obtain feedback from the participants using specially designed questionnaires.
  • – All learning and training delivery initiatives shall be conducted in English.

Examination & Certification

IGMPI follows a credit system based on all learning activities involved in studying for all PG Diploma, Executive Diploma and Certificate Programmes. Each of your modules is equal to 4 credits. To successfully complete the programme, you will have to earn all the credits assigned to your programme.

All the participants are obliged to timely submit completed assessment assignments (during the programme, usually after every module) and appear for an online exam at the end of the programme. After successful completion, the participants will be awarded Industry Certificate in Medical Coding by Academy of Medical Coders India, IGMPI.
For all the above-mentioned modules, Online Classes (Online mode) or face-to-face classes (Regular mode), elaborate programme material, self-assessment assignments would be provided by the Institute. Details get updated on the webpage as well.

Placement Assistance & Corporate Relations

AMCI offers placement assistance to its all pass outs. The Institute has partnered with many organizations for providing placement assistance to its participants. Besides, it has a robust placement cell comprising senior level Human Resources professionals and Talent Acquisition experts which maintain close links with the Medical Coding Industries. This cell is continuously engaged in promoting employability of our participants. The efforts of our placement cell also include helping with professional resume writing while also assisting them to polish their interview skills.

In recent months the Institute has witnessed more and more participation from professionals working with global healthcare, insurance and IT giants like Visionary RCM Infotech, Omega Healthcare, EpiSource, GeBBS Healthcare Soution, Cognizant, GSK Consumer Healthcare, XL Health, AGS Health, Vee Technologies, Advantmed, Access Healthcare (India), IKS Health, Optum, MiraMedAjuba, nThrive, Apexon, Cotiviti India Pvt. Ltd., Genpact, IKS Health, Global Healthcare Billing Partners, Infinx Healthcare, Navigant, Ecare India, etc.

Future Prospects of Training in Medical Coding

AMCI levels grounds and provides essential tools making the candidates confident before entering the field. The programme is structured in a way to provide knowledge, experience and training altogether. With basics set right and strong, the candidate is sure to excel in the medical coding industry.

Through the programme, aspirants gain good knowledge of medical coding industry leading to availability of best employment options. Medical coders use electronic data today to keep track of patient records easier, but there are still some medical offices that use paper filing. Medical Coders convert patient health information into alpha numeric codes. Law firms hire medical coders to investigate fraud claims. Also, Government agencies provide the opportunity to medical coders to work on projects that affect healthcare across the nation. Medical coders are seen in every type of Pharma and healthcare industry from clinics, to hospitals, insurance companies, diagnostic centres, and legal centres addressing health or life insurance issues and many more where they work as Drug Safety Experts, Maintenance manager, Quality analyst, Medical coder, Associate content analyst etc.


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