Medical coding is a unique process of transformation of medical services, healthcare diagnosis, and procedures into medical alphanumeric codes which are universal in nature. These diagnoses and procedures are taken from the documentation of medical records for example physician’s notes, radiologic results, and laboratory results etc.
Medical Coders is one of the latest fields which are offering jobs to many professionals. It started to come into the limelight since few years in India and is only expected to grow in the near future.
Medical coding is also preferred by MBBS doctors since every medical service requires nowadays knowledge of Medical Codings Courses.
Medical coders are needed in IT companies, Hospitals, Insurance Companies, etc.
Professionals in medical coding make sure that these codes are correctly applied during the process of medical billing which includes abstracting the valuable information from the documentation provided through assigning the codes that are appropriate and creating a claim that is to be paid by insurance carriers.