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Certified Professional Coder (CPC)
What is Medical Coding?
Medical Coding is the translation of written or dictated diagnosis and procedures in medical records into a or a series of universal alpha-numeric codes. Medical Coders must be detail oriented. Knowledge of Medical terminology and Anatomy is required of a Coder, however we provide our students the tools needed to obtain the knowledge needed.
Is there a demand for CPC's?
The Role of a Coder has varied greatly since the adaptation of Electronic Health Records (EHR); however the need for Certified Coders has increased substantially. Coders take on more of an auditor role and are required by the majority of healthcare plans & healthcare providers.
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Certified Professional Medical Auditor (CPMA)
WHAT IS A CPMA?
CPMA stands for Certified Professional Medical Auditor. A CPMA is vital to healthcare providers because they review claims before or after being sent to verify accuracy thus contributing to the reduction of errors, past, present and future.
Who does a CPMA work for?
Most CPMA's work for an Insurance Carrier or a healthcare practice. Many are self employed
Certified Risk Adjustment Coder (CRC)
What is a CRC?
CRC stands for Certified Risk Adjustment Coder. CRC's perform medical coding or auditing services based on the diagnosis(es) provided and documented in the medical record(s) of Medicare Part C enrolled Members. Medicare Part C is known as Medicare Advantage.
What are the demands of a CRC and why are they important?
Certified Risk Adjustment Coder (CRC) review Medial Records or EHRs of patients under this type of plan to translate the diagnosis(es) provided by the Provider of service into a universal alphanumeric code or category. This is known as the Hierarchical Condition Category or HCC Coding.
Providers of Healthcare services need CRC's to review medical documentation and report the appropriate ICD10-CM Code (Diagnosis codes) based on the documentation and support provided in the medical records of every patient enrolled in a Medicare Advantage Plan.