What does a Physician Professional Coder do?
A physician professional coder assigns the correct universal medical alphanumeric code to describe the type of service a patient will receive in a hospital or healthcare facility. They help ensure the codes are applied correctly during the medical billing process, which includes removing the information from documentation, assigning the appropriate codes, and creating a claim to be paid by insurance carriers.
What do I need to get a Physician Professional Coder job?
This program prepares students to sit for the Certified Professional Coder (CPC) certification exam through the American Association of Professional Coders (AAPC).