Post Graduate Diploma/Executive Diploma in Medical Coding

IGMPI

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/Executive Diploma Programme 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. CHMR offers this and much more in its Post Graduate Diploma/Executive Diploma programmes in Medical Coding.
The programme has been designed by industry experts and thus is full of examples and citation from the real world. The information offered throughout the programme 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 programme modules so as to make learning more appropriate.
CHMR makes available this medical coding programme as a Regular and online interactive programme and thus the benefits it entails within are numerous. Like:

. Comprehensive information, clearly targeting the medical coding industry;

. Well-structured programme, intelligently put together under guidance of industry experts from same field

Programme Structure:

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: Introduction to International Classification of Diseases (ICD)

Module 5: Certain Infectious and Parasitic Diseases (A00-B99)

Module 6: Neoplasms (C00-D49)

Module 7: Diseases of the Blood and Blood-forming Organs and Certain Disorders Involving the Immune Mechanism (D50-D89)

Module 8: Endocrine, Nutritional, and Metabolic Diseases (E00-E89)

Module 9: Mental, Behavioral and Neurodevelopmental Disorders (F01-F99)

Module 10: Diseases of Nervous System (G00-G99)

Module 11: Diseases of Eye and Adnexa (H00-H59)

Module 12: Diseases of Ear and Mastoid Process (H60-H95)

Module 13: Diseases of Circulatory System (I00-I99)

Module 14: Diseases of Respiratory System (J00-J99)

Module 15: Diseases of Digestive System (K00-K94)

Module 16: Diseases of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (L00-L99)

Module 17: Diseases of the Musculoskeletal System and Connective Tissue (M00-M99)

Module 18: Diseases of Genitourinary System (N00-N99)

Module 19: Pregnancy, Childbirth, and the Puerperium (O00-O9A)

Module 20: Newborn (Perinatal) Guidelines (P00-P96)

Module 21: Congenital Malformations, Deformations, and Chromosomal Abnormalities (Q00-Q99)

Module 22: Symptoms, Signs, and Abnormal Clinical and Laboratory Findings, Not Elsewhere Classified (R00-R99)

Module 23: Injury, Poisoning, and Certain Other Consequences of External Causes (S00-T88)

Module 24: External Causes of Morbidity (V00-Y99)

Module 25: Factors Influencing Health Status and Contact with Health Services (Z00-Z99)

Module 26: Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System (HCPCS)

Module 27: Current Procedural Terminology (CPT)

Module 28: Modifiers

Module 29: Evaluation and Management Guidelines for Medical coding professionals

Module 30: Radiology and Anaesthesia Guidelines for Medical coding professionals

Module 31: Surgery Guidelines for Medical coding professionals

Module 32: Pathology and Laboratory and Medicine Services and Procedures Guidelines for Medical coding professionals

Module 33: Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)

Module 34: Case Studies

Eligibility

Any Graduation/ B.tech/ B.Sc. in Microbiology/ Life Sciences/ Botany/ Zoology/ Food Science/ Food Technology/ BE/ B.Pharma/ MBBS/ BDS/ BHMS/ BUMS/ BAMS or any other discipline. Diploma holders are eligible for our Executive Diploma, Industry Certificate, and Certificate Programmes.

Programme Duration

The duration to complete this programme is 1 year (Post Graduate Diploma), 6 months (Executive Diploma).

Registration

The registration dates for this programme run by the Institute are updated timely on the webpage. Effective Online learning tools incorporated into the design of the webpage make the programme lectures, online live classes and study material easily accessible. This gives a huge window of self-regulated and self-paced performance to the participants.

Programme Deliverables

A comprehensive study material for all the modules in hard copies ensuring the needs of the audience. The accompanying training material is appropriately aligned with the current Industry’s expectations.

  • Assignments for all the programme modules for continuous evaluation and guidance.
  • Interactive or online live sessions on all key areas of the programme giving all flexibility to the participants.
  • Online classes for all the modules will be conducted on the weekends. Moreover, a doubt clearing session will also be scheduled before the examination.
  • All the efforts are made by IGMPI faculty members to make the entire programme modules easily understandable.
  • Assessment and evaluation for all the programme modules in order to enhance the levels of competencies and skills of the participants leading towards the objective of application in the job.
  • At the end of each programme modules, the trainers shall obtain feedback from the participants using specially designed questionnaires.
  • All learning and training delivery initiatives shall be conducted in English.

Examination & Certification

IGMPI follows a credit system based on all learning activities involved in studying for all PG Diploma, Executive Diploma and Certificate Programmes. Each of your modules is equal to 4 credits. To successfully complete the programme, you will have to earn all the credits assigned to your programme.

All the participants are obliged to timely submit completed assessment assignments (during the programme, usually after every module) and appear for an online exam at the end of the programme. After successful completion, the participants will receive a certificate of Post Graduate Diploma/Executive Diploma in Medical Coding, IGMPI. For all the above-mentioned modules, Online Classes (Online mode) or face-to-face classes (Regular), elaborate programme material, self-assessment assignments would be provided by the Institute. Details get updated on the webpage as well.

Placement Assistance & Corporate Relations

The Institute has partnered with many organizations for providing with placement assistance to its participants. Besides, it has a robust placement cell comprised of senior level Human Resources professionals and Talent Acquisition experts which maintains close links with business and industry. This cell is continuously engaged in promoting the employability of our participants and encouraging the concerned Human Resources department and Hiring Managers to recruit/hire our participants for their vacant positions. The efforts of our placement cell also include helping with professional resume writing & interview skills.

In recent months the Institute has witnessed more and more participation from professionals working with global pharmaceutical and Healthcare like Visionary RCM Infotech, Episource Pvt. Ltd., GeBBSHealthcare Solutions, AGS Health, Vee Technologies, Cognizant Technology Solutions, Miramed Ajuba, CureMD Healthcare, AviaCode Incorporated, Change Healthcare, Omega Healthcare, Cotiviti India, Corro Health, Access Healthcare, Optum, etc. The IGMPI’s Corporate Resource Division actively recommends our students and training participants for various job requirements and specialized roles to Human Resource, Talent Acquisition as well as the heads of various departments in Pharmaceutical, Healthcare industries on regular basis.

Future Prospects of Training in Medical Coding

CHMR levels grounds and provides essential tools making the candidates confident before entering the field. The programme 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 programme, aspirants gain good knowledge of medical coding industry leading to availability of best employment options. Medical coders use electronic data today to keep track of patient records easier, but there are still some medical offices that use paper filing. Medical Coders convert patient health information into alpha numeric codes. Law firms hire medical coders to investigate fraud claims. Also, Government agencies provide the opportunity to medical coders to work on projects that affect healthcare across the nation. Medical coders are seen in every type of Pharma and healthcare industry from clinics, to hospitals, insurance companies, diagnostic centres, and legal centres addressing health or life insurance issues and many more where they work as Drug Safety Experts, Maintenance manager, Quality analyst, Medical coder, Associate content analyst etc.


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