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Medical and Dental Coding2022-09-04T13:56:58+00:00

Medical and Dental
Coding and Billing

Overview of Medical and Dental Coding Training:

The Certified Professional Coder (CPC) certification is an ideal path for those interested in working in an Outpatient Setting, such as a physician’s office or Outpatient Clinic. The Medical and Dental Coding Exam/CPC exam is the most popular medical coding certification exam in the field of medical coding.

AT BMC, Medical and Dental Coding Training includes:

  • Anatomy, Physiology and Terminology

  • Introduction to Medical Coding and CPT Manual

  • ICD 10 CM Manual Introduction

  • ICD-10- CM Chapter Specific Guidelines

  • CPT Modifiers and CPT Guidelines

  • Medical Coding Mock-up Tests

  • Medical Coding Training through PPT Prepared and delivered by a certified doctor Trainer

  • Medical Coding Training that conforms to exam standards

  • Medical Coding Training from books which are up-to-date

Online Medical Coding Certification

BMC offers fully online medical coding classes. Our online medical coding classes are highly interactive and led by an MBBS doctor. To know more about our online medical coding certification program, talk to the medical coding instructor here: 0553657903

 

What is Medical and Dental Coding?

Medical coding and Dental Coding is the transformation of healthcare diagnosis, procedures, medical services, and equipment into universal medical alphanumeric codes. The diagnoses and procedure codes are taken from medical record documentation, such as transcription of physician’s notes, laboratory and radiologic results, etc. Medical coding professionals help ensure the codes are applied correctly during the medical billing process, which includes abstracting the information from documentation, assigning the appropriate codes, and creating a claim to be paid by insurance carriers.

Medical coding Training Milestones and Outcomes:

  • Demonstrate critical thinking skills while applying knowledge of specialized medical terminologies, insurance and regulation systems

  • Define basic health insurance terminology relating to medical coding and the claims process

  • Define basic anatomical, physiological and pathological terms used in the healthcare field

  • Abstract information from medical charts to assign the correct diagnosis (ICD-10), procedure (CPT) and supply (HCPCS Level II) code in a variety of medical situations

  • Apply ICD-10-CM CPT, and HCPCS codes based on medical documentation

  • Demonstrate soft skills and qualities expected for Medical and Dental Coding

  • Application of medical and dental codes learned during training to coding scenarios

What does a Medical Coder and a Dental Coder do?

Education and training is key to becoming a skilled and successful medical and dental coder. The first step coders must take is to have a thorough knowledge of anatomy and medical terminology. It’s also important to become familiar with the codebook resources CPT , HCPCS Level II, and ICD-10-CM and their coding systems.

It’s also vital to know the coding systems; corresponding guidelines and what codes are accepted by which insurance plans, which government and payer regulations to follow, and how to be compliant while coding.

Completing Medical and Dental Coding Training:

On completion of this course, the medical coder becomes a CPC certified Coder and he or she is ready to work for Hospital, pharmacies, clinics as well as for other Health providers etc. Daman is one of the favourite places to land a job for most of our medical coding professionals.

Salient Features:

  • 80+ hours course
  • CPC, ICD 10 & HCPCS( Progress test for each section).
  • Mock up test after each section
  • Four (4) mock-up tests
  • Question Bank/ Model question from the past exams
  • Worksheets provision for each Chapter of ICT
  • Flexible timings
  • Preparation material

  • Crash course for busy learners/professionals
  • Brush up course for the Medical practitioner
  • Original books with Discounted Price
  • Assist with the exam registration membership

Who is the Medical Coding Trainer?

At BMC, medical coding course is taught by a CPC Certified, doctor of medicine (MD). Following training, you will be familiar with codes to identify medical transactions, including diagnosis, procedure, and medical services. These alphanumeric codes can help you analyze and read the transcription of physicians’ notes, radiology reports and other medical procedures in order to facilitate the billing process and creating claims to be paid by insurance carriers.

Medical and Dental Coding Online Exam Facility

BMC offers quite and private Testing Rooms which are equipped with laptops and audio/video facilities. Online Medical Coding exam are conduced in our Testing Rooms all-year round. You may book your online Medical Coding exam with us by reaching out to us at +971-55-3657903

Medical and Dental Coding Course Contents:

On completion of this course, the medical coder becomes a CPC certified Coder and he or she is ready to work for Hospital, pharmacies, clinics as well as for other Health providers etc. Daman is one of the favourite places to land a job for most of our medical coding professionals.

  • Anatomy

  • Physiology

  • Medical Terminology

  • Medical Billing codes

  • ICD 10

  • CPT

  • HCPCS

How is Medical Coding Exam Assessed?

The Medical coding exam which is also known as CPC exam is an MCQ based Test.

Candidates need to score overall 70% in order to pass the test. There are standard questions based on all the topics of CPC books such as CPD, CPT and HCPCS.
The coding exam is based on a Clinical scenario and candidates are to select one answer for each given question. It is an open-book exam where you can take the help of AMA published books to mark the correct answers from the given options.

The Total time allotted to complete the test is 4 hours. Proper understanding of the guidelines and hands-on practice with the scenario based questions is the key to pass this in-demand test.

Training for Medical Coding in Abu Dhabi is offered by Bait al Hekmah (BMC) has been training candidates from medical and non-medical backgrounds. BMC offer’s intensive medical coding classes, which could be online or onsite, depending on your availability. Material for medical coding preparation is offered in both hard and soft forms. Since medical coding is an open-book exam, test takers may also take preparation material from us to sit their exams, or may book their exam with us.

FAQs:

Do medical coding and medical billing students get help with internship and job placement?2020-03-28T22:29:27+00:00

Towards the completion of your coding course, we at BMC will assist you to get an internship or a job placement. We have networked with different healthcare providers and insurance companies in order to recommend our students for internship and job placement.

Who accepts medical coding certification?2020-03-28T22:29:43+00:00

Medical and Dental coding certification is accepted in the United States, United Arab Emirates, India, and Singapore.

What are the career opportunities after successful completion of medical coding certification?2020-03-28T22:33:44+00:00

After passing the exam, you can work as an insurance coordinator. medical coder, medical claims officer, or a medical auditor.

Do you conduct a medical coding mock-up test?2021-01-13T16:45:07+00:00

Following CPC training, you get a chance to apply the knowledge that you have gained through multiple medical coding and billing mock-up tests. Through a carefully designed course you could become a proficient medical coder in a short span of time.

How many attempts are allowed at the CPC exam?2021-01-13T16:46:37+00:00

You can attempt as many times as you want, but here at BMC we make sure that you pass your Medical Coding and Billing at first attempt.

What if I miss a CPC training class?2021-01-13T16:48:15+00:00

The Medical Coding trainer will arrange a catch up session as per availability and time.

What is the difference between Medical Coding and Medical Billing?2022-03-04T09:44:54+00:00

Medical Coding is for coding the diagnosis, procedures and materials, whereas Medical Billing is related to the cost of the procedures and the materials used.

What are the job responsibilities of a Medical Coder?2022-03-07T10:43:47+00:00

Medical coders work for healthcare facilities where they convert patients’ information to standardized codes, which are used on documentation for healthcare insurance claims and for databases. Job responsibilities of a Medical and Dental Coders may include:

  • Assisting practitioners to receive reimbursement from healthcare insurance companies.
  • Extracting relevant information from patient records.
  • Liaising with physicians and other parties to clarify information.
  • Examining documents for missing information.
  • Assigning CPT, HCPCS, ICD-10-CM
  • Ensuring documents are grammatically correct and free from typing errors.
  • Performing chart audits.
  • Advising and training physicians and staff on medical coding.
  • Informing supervisor of issues with equipment and computer program.
  • Ensuring compliance with medical coding policies and guidelines.
What’s the training cost for Medical and Dental Coding?2022-03-09T11:13:39+00:00

Preparation fee for Medical and Dental Coding varies based on the type of course you choose. Training cost for Medical and Dental Coding ranges from AED 999 to AED 1550.

 

Do I need to memorize the CPC codes?2022-07-18T08:58:00+00:00

For Medical and Dental Coding Exams, you don’t need to memorize the codes. CPC Certification exam is an open-book exam. Furthermore, after having passed the exam, Certified coders work with software which comes with all codes.

Who is the Medical Coding trainer?2022-07-18T09:04:35+00:00

At BMC Abu Dhabi, Medical and Dental Coding course is taught by a CPC certified, doctor of medicine.

Where can I take online Medical Coding exam?2022-08-20T08:38:47+00:00

BMC offers private and quiet Testing Rooms which are equipped with laptops and audio/video facilities. The online Medical Coding exam is conducted in our Testing Rooms all-year round. You may reserve your online Medical Coding exam with us by reaching out to us at 0553657903

Why choose Medical and Dental Coding at BMC?2022-08-20T08:42:37+00:00

Just like the numerous successful medical and dental coders, you too can count on BMC for becoming a successful medical coder. At BMC, we take pride in the provision of cost-effective and highly effective training. We teach test-takers with preparation material and special help to enable them to become successful medical coders.

How long is the medical coding certification valid for?2022-08-20T08:43:51+00:00

It is valid as long as you fulfill CEU’s requirement every year.

What can I expect in salary after acquiring medical coding certification?2022-08-20T08:45:00+00:00

After becoming a certified medical coder, you are fit to work for prestigious organizations and earn upwards of aed 10k per month in salary.

I am not from a medical background: Can I become a medical coder?2022-08-20T08:46:01+00:00

Yes, you are eligible for medical coding and billing. It is a course designed in such a way that someone from a non-medical background can pass it easily. At BMC, we welcome professionals with a non-medical background. Our Certified medical coding trainer will ensure that you achieve 80% in your CPC CPMA CIC or Dental exams.

Is Medical coding / CPC training flexible?2022-08-20T08:46:33+00:00

Yes, it is. You may choose your training days. It can be any day of the week, except Monday.

What if I fail my CPC certification exam?2022-08-20T08:46:58+00:00

We will give you free-of-charge CPC training until you are ready for your Medical Coding and Billing exam.

Do I need to buy original books for medical coding preparation?2022-08-20T08:47:40+00:00

No, you don’t because, if required, a photocopy will be provided by the trainer for medical coding preparation.

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