Certificate program in Medical Coding & Billing
To create qualified and trained Certified Medical Coding & Billing specialist.
Medical Coding & billing activity become an integral part of healthcare industry in recent past and there is a great demand for Medical coding & billing specialist.There is a growing demand for certified medical coders across globe especially in US, Middle-east and in India.There are lots of opportunities available for certified medical coders in India as there are many Healthcare BPOs are in this activity.
Business Process Outsourcing Industry, which has taken many shapes also offering exciting career options for medical and Science, graduates in Medical Coding. It has already emerged as one of the attractive and successful career and there is clear deficit of right talent in the sector
Introduction to Health Insurance & standard code sets
ICD-10 Coding Manual & COD Certification
ICD -9-CM Diagnosis Coding: Guidelines & Rules
CPT (Physicians services) Coding
Hands-on training sessions
Total Credits: 3
Admission & fees
Duration: 6 weeks part-time program (Includes 30 hours of learning and 30 hours of hands-on training)
Eligibility: Undergraduate students of any Health Science Course
Intake: The program is available throughout the academic year. However, each batch will start as and when the minimum numbers of applicants are present.
No of admissions: 15-20 candidates per batch.
Program fee: . 6000/- (excluding accommodation)
Mode of payment: payment may be made through DD in favor of MCOAHS, Manipal University, payable at Manipal or Udupi.
Evaluation : Letter Grading (A+, A,B,C,D,E & F)
Award of certificate: Certificate will be awarded by the department on successful completion of the program.
Medical Coding Industry has met the cutting edge of information technology due to which there has been several channels opened towards placements in the health information field.
Medical billing and coding professionals work in every medical office, clinic, hospital and insurance firm, or work from home, making important contributions to the delivery of quality healthcare. There is a great demand for this certificate program especially among Health science students as an additional qualification
Dr. P N Roopalekha Jathanna (Program Coordinator)
Department of Health Information Management,
Manipal College of Allied Health Sciences (MCOAHS),
Manipal – 576 104
Fax: -91-820-2571915 (O)