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Post Graduate Diploma in   Medical Coding (QCI, Government of India Approved and Certified) (100% Placement Assistance Skills Development Programmes)

Medical coding is the first step of the medical billing process. Right coding leads to unambiguous billing process sufficing the needs of both service provider as well as the claimer. Healthcare system has a huge array of procedures, treatments, services and products made available to the patient’s. This makes accurate medical coding process even more important and therefore necessitates the need of skilled and proficient medical coders.

HCPCS, ICD and CPT are the essential medical coding textbooks or rule books. Since it is a centralized system, standardization of coding terminology is essential and thus, these textbooks are the reference point. Medical coding professional need to have complete and accurate knowledge of the medical coding norms and regulations alongside with apt dedication for their field! This is necessary as these people are trusted by the patients as well as the service providers (Doctors, clinicians, insurance companies etc.). They need to be dependable with all the crucial medical information of the patient plus is reliable for adequately coding the documented information which is used in the billing process.

Post Graduate Diploma Course in medical coding is entitled to be the strongest tools for anybody targeting to enter into medical coding world.  While being honest, organized, dependable and detail oriented are the personal traits which might help an individual to be a trustworthy medical coder. Knowledge of the medical terminology, good grip over the medical coding rule books, appropriate training about the industry and skills to use varied medical coding software is much needed to excel in this industry. AMCI offers this and much more in its Post Graduate Diploma Course in Medical Coding.

The course has been designed by industry experts and thus is full of examples and citation from the real world. The information offered throughout the course has been diligently marked to be most recent and updated. This includes all the knowledge about the medical coding literature. The case studies have been appropriately interwoven into the course modules so as to make learning more appropriate.

AMCI makes available this medical coding course as a Regular, part time and interactive course and thus the benefits it entails within are numerous. Like:

Module 1:  Introduction to Medical Coding

Module 2: Basics of Anatomy and Physiology

Module 3: Medical Coding and terminologies in association with Diseases

Module 4: International Classification of Diseases (ICD)

Module 5: Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System (HCPCS)

Module 6: Current Procedural Terminology (CPT)

Module 7: Modifiers

Module 8: Evaluation and Management Guidelines for Medical coding professionals

Module 9: Radiology and Anaesthesia Guidelines for Medical coding professionals

Module 10: Surgery Guidelines for Medical coding professionals

Module 11: Pathology and Laboratory and Medicine Services and Procedures Guidelines for Medical coding professionals

Module 12: Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)

Module 13: Case Studies

Programme Methodology

In the Regular, part time and interactive modes classes are conducted throughout the duration of the course apart from Learning Management System (LMS) support and comprehensive and dynamic study material for all the modules. For Delhi NCR and Hyderabad students face to face classroom sessions will be conducted and for other location students interactive classroom sessions will be conducted.

Eligibility

Candidates with Graduate/Post Graduate Degree/Diploma in Pharmacy, Healthcare, Medicine, Dentistry, Biology, Zoology, Chemistry, Microbiology or even Biochemistry are eligible to apply for this course.

Programme Duration

The course will be completed over a period of Six Months which will include the tenure applicable for examinations as well as case studies completion.

Registration

The registration dates for this bi-annual programme run by the institute are updated timely on the webpage. Effective E-learning tools incorporated into the design of the webpage make the course lectures, videos and study material easily accessible. This gives huge window of self-regulated and self-paced performance to the participants.

Programme Fees

A one-time fees (lump sum paid at beginning of the course) of Rs 25,000/- (for Regular mode) and Rs. 20,000/- (for Part Time and interactive modes) (700 USD for overseas students) is mandatory. This covers for the course registration fees, tution fees, course material fees etc. Apart from this, an examination fee of Rs 300/- (15 USD for overseas students) per module needs to be paid later as per the examination notification of the Institute. 10% of fee concession is applicable to applicants belonging to SC/ST/OBC, Physically Handicapped (PH), Ex-servicemen, Defence personnel & their progeny or those who belong to Economically Weaker Section (EWS)/ Below Poverty Line (BPL).

Examination & Certification

All the participants are obliged to timely submit completed assessment assignments (during the course, usually after every module) and appear for an online exam at the end of the course. After successful completion, the participants will be awarded Post Graduate Diploma in Medical Coding.

For all the above mentioned modules elaborate course material, self-assessment assignments and project work details would be provided by the Institute from time to time. Details get updated on the webpage as well.

Placement Assistance and Corporate Relations:

AMCI offers 100% placement assistance to its students. The Institute has partnered with many organizations for providing placement assistance to its participants. Besides, it has a robust placement cell comprising senior level Human Resources professionals and Talent Acquisition experts which maintain close links with business industries like e4e, Porteck India Infoservices, Gebbs Healthcare Solutions Pvt. Ltd., Nestem Technologies, Genpact, Cognizant, Medwrite,  etc. This cell is continuously engaged in promoting employability of our participants. The efforts of our placement cell also include helping with professional resume writing while also assisting assessing them to polish their interview skills.

In recent months the Institute has witnessed more and more participation from professionals working with global pharmaceutical, healthcare and food giants like Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories, Aurobindo Pharma, Glenmark Generics, Cipla, Wockhardt, Pfizer, Abbott, Medtronic, Foster Corporation, Ipca Laboratories, Calyx, Mother Dairy, Bliss GVS Pharma, Al Rawabi, Almarai, Green Pastures, Accenture, Wipro, Fortis Clinical Research, Quintiles, SeQuent, PepsiCo India, Mankind, Beryl Drugs, CFTRI, Ciron, Sun Pharmaceutical, Novartis, GlaxoSmithKline, Biocon, Apollo Hospitals, etc.

Future Prospects of Training in Medical Coding

AMCI levels grounds and provides essential tools making the candidates confident before entering the field. The course is structured in a way to provide knowledge, experience and training altogether. With basics set right and strong, the candidate is sure to excel in the medical coding industry.

Through the course, aspirants gain good hold on the framework and legislations of medical coding industry leading to availability of best employment options. Medical coding professionals are a need in all the setups of the healthcare industry. From clinics, to hospitals, insurance companies, big universities, testing labs, diagnostic centres, and legal centres addressing health or life insurance issues and many more. Medical coding is a sure shot for those with dedication and an eye for details.

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