Overview of Medical Coding Training in Hyderabad

Medical coding is one of the most critical behind-the-scenes work in the medical industry. The medical coders transfer healthcare diagnoses, procedures, medical services, and equipment into universal medical alphanumeric codes. They are then used to collect patient data, process insurance claims with third-party providers, and collect statistics about specific diseases, treatments, etc which makes medical coding important. With the growing healthcare infrastructure, there is an increase in the need for Medical Coders today. 

EDOXI offers one of the best medical coding courses in Hyderabad aiming to equip you with the skills and knowledge to crack the medical coding certification exam and become a certified medical coder. The medical coding course in Hyderabad spans around 80 hours and provides learners with a complete understanding of medical terminologies used in the healthcare sector.

The course will teach you how to assign the correct codes from standardised coding systems like ICD-10-CM (diagnoses) and CPT (procedures) based on medical documentation. You will also learn the rules and regulations for applying medical codes to ensure accurate and compliant billing. With EDOXI’s Medical Coding Course in Hyderabad, candidates can gain a solid foundation in medical coding and become Certified Medical coding professionals. Our course will help you begin your journey toward an in-demand career within the healthcare industry.

About CPC AAPC Medical Coding Certification Exam

  • The CPC AAPC Medical Coding Certification exam assesses proficiency in various areas of medical coding, including CPT procedure codes, HCPCS Level II procedure and supply codes, and ICD-10-CM diagnosis codes.
  • The CPC exam consists of 100 multiple-choice questions.
  • The exam duration is four hours, and there are no breaks during this time.
  • Participants are required to sit continuously for four hours, reading the questions and finding the appropriate codes.
  • The exam can be taken online or in person at a testing centre.
  • Approved code books
  • AMA's CPT Professional Edition (current year)
    ICD-10-CM (current year), any publisher
    HCPCS Level II (current year), any publisher

Medical Coding Course in Hyderabad 

There are various Medical Coding Certifications offered by Edoxi that you can choose based on your desired job role. Here are the top Medical Coding Courses in Hyderabad;

Medical Coding Course  Total Hours Mode of Training
Certified Professional Coder (CPC) 80 Hours Online/ Classroom
CPMA (Certified Professional Medical Auditor)  80 Hours Online/ Classroom

 Benefits of Medical Coding Certification  

  • Solid grasp of medical terminology: You will learn the language of medicine, enabling you to understand and interpret medical records accurately.
  • Higher career opportunities: As the booming profession in the healthcare industry, getting a certification will demonstrate your skill in this healthcare profession. 
  • High-scale pay: There is a growing demand for qualified medical coding professionals. This enables well-skilled medical coders to demand high salary packages. 
  • Stable career option: Medical Coding offers a more stable career option with fewer chances of unexpected volatility than some of the other career options in healthcare.
  • Remote Working Options: Specialist Medical Coders will have the privilege of working from remote locations. An active internet connection is all you need to complete the work from any part of the world.

Medical Coding Course Features

  • 80 Hours of Training:

    You will receive 80 hours of comprehensive training that will help you get fully prepared for the Medical Coding certification exam with an encompassing set of mock tests.

  • Curriculum Designed by Experts:

    Our Medical Coding Course Curriculum is prepared and designed by our certified trainers, aligned with the latest medical coding standards.

  • Latest Test-Taking Strategies: 

    You will master a set of hard & soft skills and master the latest test-taking strategies that will help you crack the exam on the first attempt. 

  • Internship Opportunities:

    You will have the opportunity to pursue an internship from the AAPC organization, which adds credibility to your experience. Please note that there may be a separate payment required to participate in the internship program.

  • Mock Tests:

     Upon completion of the course, participants take mock exams that mimic the main exams. You will receive at least five mock exams initially, and if necessary more mocks will be provided until sufficient practice has been gained for the main test.

  • Flexible Schedules:

    Our medical coding courses are offered on weekdays and weekends, so you can choose the time that works best for you.

  • Course Completion Certification: 

     Upon the successful completion of the Medical Coding course, you can confidently attend the CPC AAPC  Medical Coding Certification exam and ace it. 

Industries Looking For Medical Coders

Government Sectors

Hospitals

Pharmaceuticals 

Health Insurance 

Clinics 

Healthcare Centers

Prerequisites For Medical Coding Course

  • Candidates with a Diploma, Graduation, Post Graduation, or PhD in
  • Pharma
  • Life sciences
  • Biotechnology
or
  • Individuals having work experience in 
  • Production & Processing
  • R&D Departments
  • Healthcare Industry 
  • Quality Testing

Medical Coding Course Modules

  • Module 1: ICD (International Classification of Disease)
    This module includes the following :
  • Introduction to ICD
  • Certain Infectious and Parasitic Diseases
    Neoplasms
  • Diseases of Blood/Blood-Forming Organs and Disorders Involving Immune Mechanism
  • Endocrine, Nutritional and Metabolic Diseases Anatomy of the Endocrine System
  • Mental, Behavioral and Neurodevelopmental Disorders
  • Diseases of the Nervous System                               Anatomy of the Nervous System
  • Diseases of the Eye and Adnexa                               Anatomy of the Eye
  • Diseases of the Ears and Mastoid Process               Anatomy of the Ear
  • Diseases of the Circulatory System                           Anatomy of the Cardiovascular System                    Anatomy of the Lymphatic System
  • Diseases of the Respiratory System                          Anatomy of the Respiratory System
  • Diseases of the Digestive System                              Anatomy of the Respiratory System
  • Diseases of the Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue        Anatomy of the Integumentary System
  • Diseases of the Musculoskeletal System and Connective Tissue                                                                         Anatomy of the Musculoskeletal System
  • Diseases of the Genitourinary System                       Anatomy of the Male Reproductive System              Anatomy of the Urinary System
  • Pregnancy, Childbirth and the Puerperium                Anatomy of the Female Reproductive System
  • Certain Conditions Originating in the Perinatal Period
  • Congenital Malformations, Deformations, and Chromosomal Abnormalities
  • Symptoms, Signs and Abnormal Clinical and Laboratory Findings, Not Elsewhere Classified
  • Injury Poisoning and Certain Other Consequences of External Causes
  • External Causes of Morbidity
  • Factors Influencing Health Status and Contact with Health Services
  • Codes for Special Purpose
  • Module 2: CPT
  • Introduction to CPT
  • Illustrated Anatomical and Procedural Review
  • Evaluation and Management
  • Anesthesia and its Guidelines
  • Surgery and its Guidelines 
  • Radiology and its Guidelines (Including Nuclear Medicine and Diagnostic Ultrasound)
  • Pathology and Laboratory and its Guidelines
  • Medicine and its Guidelines
    Modifiers
  • Module 3: HCPCS
  • Transportation Services Including Ambulance
  • Medical and Surgical Supplies
  • Administrative, Miscellaneous and Investigational
    Eternal and Parenteral Therapy
  • Outpatient PPS
  • Durable Medical Equipment
  • Procedures/ Professional Services
  • Alcohol and Drug Abuse Treatment
  • Drugs Administered Other Than Oral Method
  • Chemotherapy Drugs
  • Durable Medical Equipment
  • Orthotic Procedures and Services
  • Prosthetic Procedures
  • Medical Services
  • Pathology and Laboratory Services
  • Temporary Codes
  • Diagnostic Radiology Services
  • Temporary National Codes
  • National Codes Established for State Medicaid Agencies
  • Coronavirus Diagnostic Panel
  • Vision Services
  • Hearing Services
  • Practice Papers and Mock Tests
  • ICD
  • CPT
  • HCPCS

 

SAMPLE QUESTIONS FOR ANESTHESIA TEST FROM THE MEDICAL CODING EXAM

Below are sample questions from the Mock Test conducted for the Anesthesia Test, with answers to be selected from the provided 4 options.

1) Which service is not included with anaesthesia services?

A. Swan-Ganz monitoring    B. Administration of blood

C. Blood pressure                D. Mass spectrometry

2) A 56-year-old receives general anaesthesia for an open pleura biopsy. An anesthesiologist medically directs two other cases and medically directs a CRNA on this case. What are the appropriate codes for both providers? 

A. 00540-AA, 00540-QZ     B. 00540-QK, 00540-QX

C. 00541-AA, 00540-QZ     D. 00541-QK, 00541-QX

3) The anesthesiologist performs an axillary block for postoperative pain management. The patient receives general anaesthesia for a carpal tunnel release. What are the appropriate codes? 

A. 01810                      B. 01810, 64417

C. 01810, 64417-59      D. 01830, 64417-59

4) A healthy 45-year-old is having a needle thyroid biopsy. The anesthesiologist begins to prepare the patient for surgery at 09:00. The surgery begins at 09:15 and ends at 09:45. The anesthesiologist turns over the care of the patient to the recovery room nurse at 10:00. What is the appropriate anaesthesia code and what is the anaesthesia time?

A. 00320, one hour          B. 00320, 45 minutes

C. 00322, 45 minutes     D. 00322, one hour

 How to Get Medical Coding Certified?

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Enrol in Edoxi’s Medical Coding Course.
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Apply for the CPC AAPC Medical Coding certification exam.
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Attend the CPC AAPC Medical Coding Certification Exam.
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Become a CPC AAPC  Certified Medical Coder.

Medical Coding Training Options

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  • CPC (AAPC) Certified Professional-led Classes
  • Case Study Presentation
  • Lecture-Based Presentation
  • Video and Audio Inserts
  • Simulated Exams and Exam Practice

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  • Customized learning (digital/ instructor-led)
  • Flexible pricing options
  • Enterprise grade Learning Management System (LMS)
  • Enterprise dashboards for individuals and teams
  • Learners assistance and after support

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FAQs

What is medical coding?

Medical coding is the process of translating medical diagnoses, procedures, services, and equipment into standardised alphanumeric codes. These codes are used throughout the healthcare industry for various purposes.

Why is medical coding important?

Medical coding plays a crucial role in the healthcare system by:

  • Ensuring accurate billing
  • Facilitating data collection
  • Supporting informed decisions
What are the Career Paths and Opportunities after Medical Coding Course?

The rising demand for healthcare providers has improved the careers of medical billers and coders and increased their job opportunities. Here are some of the job roles available after the course. 

  • Medical Records Coordinator
  • Medical Coding Specialist
  • Medical Billing Specialist
  • Medical Records Technician 
  • Health Information Specialist
What is the average salary of a medical coder in Hyderabad, India?

The average Medical Coder salary in Hyderabad ranges between ₹ 1.8 Lakhs to ₹ 5.3 Lakhs with an average annual salary of ₹ 3.6 Lakhs.

Is medical coding a good career choice?

Medical coding is a stable and rewarding career choice for individuals with a strong interest in the healthcare field and a keen eye for detail. The demand for skilled medical coders is expected to grow in the coming years, making it a promising career path.

What does a medical coder do?

Medical coders work behind the scenes analysing medical records, including physician notes, lab results, and radiology reports. They then:

  • Identify diagnoses and procedures: 
  • Assign appropriate codes
  • Maintain coding accuracy