What Is The Scope And Future Of Medical Coding And Billing?

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GROWING DEMAND FOR MEDICAL CODERS

According to the Labor Statistics, jobs for certified medical coders will increase 22 percent through the year 2022. Prepare yourself to meet the industry demand by becoming a certified professional coder. This is your first step to a career in Healthcare BPO Industry. Increase your chances of being hired in a competitive job market.

As the private insurance sector is on an all-time hype in countries like India too, very soon we can expect the Indian healthcare industry too running on the basis of insurance. This will again bring in a huge demand for coders and billers for local operations too.  The Indian physician offices, from clinics to big multi-specialty hospitals has already implemented Medical Coding for keeping their Patient’s record safe. It is expected that very soon demand for more Medical Coders and Billers to take up this task will be there.

Currently with the immediate implementation of ICD-10 and EHR (Electronic Health Record), USA Healthcare industry is aggressively looking for a large number of trained, efficient, knowledgeable and certified coders and billers, this demand makes ‘Medical Coding’ a promising career choice for all the young generations.

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

Experienced medical coding specialists often supervise coding teams or serve as Directors of coding at hospitals, health systems, or insurance companies.

 

The career hierarchy of Medical coders goes as below:

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