08 Jun Certified Inpatient Coder — Now Available!
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Demand for medical coders will grow 13% by 2026, so there’s no better time to advance your career. This online medical coding course will train you to become a Certified Inpatient Coder.
The AAPC Certified Inpatient Coder (CIC™) credential proves that you are an expert in inpatient medical records review. Earning CIC™ certification requires previous work experience, so most professionals prepare for the exam while working full-time. With this course’s flexible online format, you can prepare for the CIC™ exam on your own schedule.
What you will learn
- How to apply the official ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS coding guidelines for diagnoses and procedures
- Understand the different types of hospital facilities and their documentation and coding standards
- Understand the Uniform Hospital Discharge Data Set (UHDDS) coding guideline
- Differentiate between inpatient and outpatient services and payment methodologies (IPPS and OPPS)
- Understand the difference between MS-DRGs and APC assignments
How you will benefit
- Holding the CIC™ certification credential validates the expert level knowledge
- Specialized medical coding experience helps with career advancement
- According to Indeed.com, more remote coding positions are available for certified inpatient coders