Overview Of Medical Coding Training in Kolkata

Medical Coding is the process of translating crucial medical information into simple codes to document medical records. Medical Coding requires you to have the knowledge and brilliance to understand different anatomy, physiology, diagnosis and the rules and regulations to maintain medical records. Edoxi’s Medical Coding Training in Kolkata lets you explore the world of Medical Coding starting from the International Classification Of Diseases (ICD). 

Edoxi’s Medical Coding Training in Kolkata helps you prepare for various Medical Coding Certification exams like Certified Professional Coder (CPC) and Certified Professional Medical Auditor (CPMA) which are highly sought-after in today’s job market. We provide 80 Hours of training separately for CPC & CPMA and there will be revision sessions to help you understand the concepts thoroughly. After the completion of training, you will get the opportunity to work in diverse fields, from hospitals to the Insurance sector

Medical Coding Courses Offered in Kolkata

Edoxi offers various Medical Coding Certifications based on your desired job role. Here are the top courses available:

Medical Coding Courses 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

  • Get high-paying jobs: Getting certified in Medical Coding Certification will give you a competitive edge that enables you to get high-paying jobs. 
  • Enhance career opportunities: You will receive AAPC-recognised medical coding certifications that will boost your career prospects in medical coding.
  • Opportunity to work anywhere in the world: Mastering medical coding techniques and getting globally recognised certifications will enable you to work in any part of the world. 
  • Expand your professional network: Getting Medical Coding Certification will enable you to connect with the professional community of Medical Coders worldwide. 
  • Provides job security: Medical Coding is a gratifying job and becoming a Certified Medical Coder will give you job security. 

Medical Coding Course Features

  • Interactive Learning Opportunity:

    Our highly interactive training methodology offers an engaging and stimulating learning experience. 

  • Hands-On Practice Sessions: 

    We offer hands-on training sessions that give learners valuable exposure to techniques of medical coding.

  • Familiarity with HCPCS Book & Compliance Regulation:

    You will be introduced to the HCPCS book and learn to find the codes, understand HCPCS guidelines of compliance and learn to apply them to the questions.   

  • Opportunity For Self-assessment: 

    Our trainers help students assess their progress and identify areas that need improvement.

  • Customisation Option:

    We offer customised training to participants for flexible learning.

  • Mock Tests: 

    Participants will get the opportunity to sit for 5 mock tests of 4 Hours each. A one-hour discussion will be held after each exam. 

Industries Looking For Medical Coders

Mental Health Care Institutions

Hospitals and Nursing Center

Healthcare Industry

Insurance Sector

Government Institutions

Ambulatory Surgical Centres

Prerequisites For Medical Coding Course

  • Candidates with a Diploma, Graduation, Post Graduation, or PhD in,
  • Pharma 
  • Life sciences
  • Microbiology 
  • Biotechnology
  • Medicine 
or
  • Candidates from non-medical backgrounds can also join our course. 

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 Of Medical Coding Exam: 

We conduct mock tests for the participants to get better clarity of exams. A few sample questions are given below, 

1. Following GA anaesthesia service, if an anesthesiologist inserts an epidural catheter into the lumbar spinal region for therapeutic pain management, code 62326 may be reported separately with modifier 59

a. True 

b. False

 

2. Generally, a single code is reported for anaesthesia administration, whether the operating physician performs one or multiple procedures

a. True

b. False

 

3. All anaesthesia services are reported with the five-digit anaesthesia procedure code

a. True 

b. False

How to Get Medical Coding Certification?

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Get Professional Training From Edoxi
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Do The Preparation
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Appear For the CPC Exam
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Become A Certified Professional Coder 

Medical Coding Training Options

Choose the best training options to suit your needs

Live Virtual Training

  • 80 Contact Hours
  • Authorised Instructor-led Classes
  • Weekend/Weekday Classes

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Class Room Training

  • 80 Hours Instructor-led Classes
  • Case Study Presentation
  • Lecture-Based Presentation
  • Revisions and Test Papers
  • Mock Tests and Exam Practice
  • Internship

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Customized Corporate Training

  • 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 are the challenges faced by a Medical Coder?

The following are the  challenges faced by a Medical Coder,

  • Technology integration issues.
  • Alterations in laws, guidelines and policies in Medical Coding.
  • Documentation errors and omissions in patient records.
  • Errors or discrepancies in assigning alphanumeric codes to healthcare procedures and diagnoses.

What are the tips for aspiring medical coders?

Follow these steps for a successful Medical Coding career,

  • Stay updated on the latest medical coding guidelines.
  • Learn medical terminologies thoroughly.
  • Ensure detailed and specific documentation.
  • Follow coding guidelines diligently.
  • Use reliable codebooks and resources. 

What are the ways to overcome inaccuracies in medical coding?

  • Effective utilisation of coding software.
  • Follow double checking system
  • Conducting routine audits.
  • Maintaining effective collaboration and communication with the team.  

Why choose Edoxi for the Medical Coding Course in Kolkata?

Edoxi Training Institute offers hands-on training to our students in an intensive, specific, and subject-oriented manner that will help them stay updated with the latest aspects of Medical Coding. We have industry-leading experts who offer customised classes to the aspirants. At Edoxi Training Institute, we provide multiple resources to the students and impart skills that enhance their workplace competency.  If you want to become a certified medical coding professional, start preparing with us to stay ahead of others.

What are the things that I can learn from the Medical coding course at Edoxi?

Some of the things you can learn from this course are: 

  • Learn major organ systems and advanced terms associated with those systems.  
  • Learn E/M coding or Evaluation and Management Coding.  
  • Get an overview of the correct use of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis manual in assigning codes
  • Understand the correct use of the CPT/HCPCS Procedural Manual to assign codes to each service provided to patients.
  • Understand compliance with medical law and ethical standards as set out by national health service organisations. 
  • Learn medical terminology that covers basic terminology including prefixes, suffixes, word roots, combining forms, abbreviations, and symbols.

Will there be mock tests at Edoxi for medical coding examinations?

Edoxi Training Institute conducts mock tests for medical coding examinations which will help you appear for medical coding exams with more confidence.

What is the average salary of a Medical Coder in Kolkata?

The average annual salary of a Medical Coder in Kolkata is INR 2.7 Lakhs.