Overview of Medical Coding Training in Manchester

Medical coding involves translating medical diagnoses, procedures, and services into recognized alphanumeric codes. These codes are essential for documenting patient care accurately and managing billing and reimbursement. If you're considering a career in this field, 

Edoxi's Medical Coding Course in Manchester offers comprehensive training in CPT, ICD-10, and HCPCS coding systems. The course covers medical terminology, anatomy, and documentation guidelines to establish a solid coding foundation. 

Our expert trainers provide hands-on experience, revision tests, and mock exams to prepare you for the Medical Coding Exam. Enrolling in this course will equip you with the necessary knowledge and skills to excel in healthcare as a certified medical coder. 

Here are sample questions from the Anesthesia Test Mock Test, with answer options provided for each question.

Medical Coding Courses Offered in Manchester

Edoxi offers various Medical Coding Certifications in Manchester 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

  • Competitive Salary: Certified medical coders can anticipate a competitive salary that mirrors their expertise and experience in Manchester and globally. According to AAPC's Annual Salary Survey, the average salary for a clinical coder in the UK is £28,602 per year or £14.67 per hour.
  • Job Security: Medical coding offers job security because it is essential in healthcare, and the need for proficient individuals is rising due to the increasing complexity of medical records and the requirement for accurate coding and billing.
  • Career Advancement Opportunities: Enrolling in a medical coding program can prepare you for starting roles and set the foundation for advancing your career and specialising in the field. As you gain more experience and earn extra certifications, you can transition into leadership positions such as coding supervisors, auditors, or coding educators.
  • Remote Work: Many medical coding and billing professionals can choose to work from home, which helps them save time and money on transportation. This flexibility not only encourages a better work-life balance but also opens up possibilities for coders to work for healthcare facilities in various locations, including different countries.
  • Flexibility: Medical coding provides the opportunity to choose your work schedule and maintain your desired lifestyle, whether you prefer full-time, part time, or contract positions, offering flexibility in timing and lifestyle.
  • Continuous Learning:Medical coding is a field that is constantly evolving, with new coding guidelines, regulations, and updates introduced regularly. Keeping abreast of these changes is crucial for maintaining competence in the field.

Medical Coding Course Features

  • 80 Hours of Comprehensive Training:

    You will receive an extensive eighty-hour medical coding training program that includes anatomy and medical terminology along with CPT, ICD, and HCPCS.

  • Exercises and Tests:

    After the lecture, you will be given exercises and test papers, all in multiple-choice format. Each question will include four options, prompting you to revisit the lesson to find the right answer. A discussion will take place afterward.

  • Familiarity with HCPCS Book & Compliance Regulation:

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

  • 3 Hours of Revision Sessions:

    After the training sessions, you will engage in 2 to 3 hours of revision and discussion focusing on CPT, ICD, and HCPCS topics to boost your confidence in your learning.

  • Up to 5 Practice Tests:

    Upon finishing the course, you will have the chance to participate in practice exams that replicate the real main exams. You will receive at least five practice exams to enhance your scores. If you require more practice, extra practice exams will be provided until you feel self-assured and ready for the main exam.

  • Internship with AAPC:

    While preparing for the AAPC exam, you have the chance to intern with the AAPC organization. Please note that an extra fee is necessary to secure the internship.

Industries Looking for Medical Coding Professionals 

Ambulatory Surgery Centers (ASC)

Health Insurance

Pharmaceuticals 

Hospitals

Healthcare Centers

Government Sectors

Medical Coding Training Prerequisites

  • Individuals who have successfully completed their Diploma, Graduation, Post Graduation, or PhD in Pharma, Life Sciences, or Biotechnology are eligible to register for this course. 
  • Additionally, those who possess experience in various sectors of the healthcare industry such as production, processing, quality control, trial, research and development, and more can also derive significant benefits from enrolling in this course. This includes individuals working in fields such as:
    • Food manufacturing
    • Food ingredient and additive processing
    • Drug manufacturing
    • Medical device production
    • Ayurvedic medicine
    • Pharmaceutical industry regulation
    • Clinical research
    • Homeopathic or Ayurvedic medicine manufacturing
    • Cosmetic manufacturing
    • Biotechnology.

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

 

How to Get Medical Coding Certified?

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Enrol for Medical Coding Course with Edoxi
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Get Professional Training 
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Prepare for the CPC exam
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Become a Certified Medical Coding Professional

Medical Coding Training Options

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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 does CPC certification entail?

CPC certification is a crucial requirement for medical providers to ensure adherence to regulations and accurate coding practices. The Certified Professional Coder (CPC) credential offered by AAPC holds immense prestige within the industry, with nearly 99,000 coding professionals currently holding this certification. 

CPCs play a vital role in maintaining compliant and financially successful medical practices, often earning 20% more than their non-certified counterparts. By becoming a Certified Professional Coder, individuals showcase their expertise in interpreting medical charts and accurately assigning diagnosis, procedure, and supply codes for a wide range of clinical cases and services. This certification can significantly enhance job prospects in a competitive market.

What are the benefits of Edoxi's Medical Coding Classes?

By enrolling in Edoxi's Medical Coding course, you can expect the following advantages:

  • Receive comprehensive study materials for all modules in hard copy.
  • Complete assignments for each program module to ensure continuous evaluation and guidance.
  • Engage in interactive lectures covering key areas of the program, offering flexibility.
  • Undergo assessment and evaluation for all program modules to improve competencies and skills, preparing you for job applications.
  • Provide feedback through specially designed questionnaires at the end of each program module.
  • All learning and training activities will be conducted in English.

What are the options available to me after completing my CPC Exam?

Once you have successfully cleared your CPC Exam and acquired your CPC® certification, you can finish your apprenticeship, connect with AAPC members and organizations, uphold your certification, secure your preferred job, and advance your career through continuous education.

What job prospects can one explore after finishing a medical coding program?

Upon successful completion of the medical coding course, a plethora of career opportunities await you. You can embark on a rewarding journey as a medical coder, medical biller, coding specialist, or coding auditor. These roles can be pursued in various healthcare settings such as hospitals, clinics, insurance companies, and other healthcare facilities.

What makes Edoxi's Medical Coding Course in Manchester the ideal choice?
Our Medical Coding Course at Edoxi in Manchester is the perfect choice for those seeking comprehensive training and support. With a focus on thorough preparation and skill validation, we ensure that you are fully equipped for success. Additionally, our program offers flexibility with both Classroom and Online sessions for CPC Examination training. 

Join us to access essential study materials, assignments, tests, case studies, and lectures that cover all key areas of medical coding. Take the first step towards unlocking your potential in this field by enrolling with us today!