can i become a medical coder without a degree?
i have discontinued my BSc. Microbiology and i would like to work as a medical coder.
Asked By: ANISH - 12/24/2011
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You will not be trained on the job to work as a medical coder. You do not need an official degree but you do need medical coding certification to get a job.
Answered By: Heather - 12/24/2011
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Answered By: Abhimanyu - 12/24/2011
Having a degree is recommended but not required. However, you will need to complete certification exams like Certified Professional Coder (CPC) or Certified Coding Specialist (CCS) to get a job as a medical coder. You can also get started with a CPC-A (Apprentice) certification if you have limited experience in billing... More
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