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Medical Coding and Billing Certifications

by | Dec 17, 2007 | Blog, Medical Billing, Medical Coding

Professional Medical coding and billing is an important part of the healthcare industry. This is because all data details of a patient are very essential especially because it helps to keep clear of possible legal issues and also to immediately provide complete reimbursement for all the medical expenses of a patient.

What do the medical billers and coders do? They are responsible for the collection, maintenance and analysis of all patient data which is required by the doctors and nurses etc for treatment and cure of the patient. Medical coding and billing certification certificate programs are offered online by different colleges and Universities and is targeted at those who plan to start a new career in medical coding and medical billing. There are courses also for those who are already working as medical coders but want to take the certification exam.

Some of the major curriculum inclusions are the coding principals for inpatient and outpatient hospitals and a study of the three main coding manuals: CPT, ICD-9-CM, and HCPCS.

What are the different government certifications exams that can be taken and what are the certificates? They are,

  • American Medical Billing Association (AMBA) CMRS Exam to become a Certified Medical Reimbursement Specialist (CMRS).
  • American Academy of Professional Coder’s (AAPC) Exam and become a Certified Professional coder (CPC )
  • American Health Information Management Association’s (CCS or CCS-P) board exam.

Official site for CMRS is
CPC site is
CCS (Certified Coding Specialist) is at

Completion of the online medical billing and coding program can not only help students in getting the university’s certificate and help in the preparation for the certification exams in medical billing and coding but also earn them semester credits. Government aid programs are usually available for the students pursuing degrees and taking credits per term.

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