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Certified Medical Coder (CMC)®

In today’s complex practice environment, certified coders are in high demand. More physicians need a Certified Medical Coder (CMC)® capable of understanding the complexities of the reimbursement process.

Advanced coding skills limit audit liability showing auditors, compliance officers, employees and peers that you have taken steps to attain advanced knowledge and skills.

The CMC validates your achievement and demonstrates superior knowledge as an advanced coding professional. It helps you to communicate with improved confidence with physicians, third-party payers, patients and business associates. Your skills as a CMC will help decrease claim denials and improve your practice’s financial health.

Certified Medical Coders are employed in thousands of medical practices across the country. The CMC certification is recognized by CMS and leading healthcare groups nationwide.

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Certified Professional Standards of Excellence

Practice Management Institute’s Certified Professional Standards of Excellence were developed to promote ethical requirements and standards for its Certified Professionals. These guidelines were established and approved by the Practice Management Institute® Advisory Board for Certification Programming.

Standards of Conduct describe the actions that would reasonably be expected of a PMI Certified Professional in the performance of his/her duties. Certified Professionals are held to the highest professional standards in the medical industry. PMI Certified Professionals must agree to follow appropriate and legal guidelines according to governmental and third party payer organizations and contracts. They will support the compliance efforts and reporting system of the medical practice. They will bill only for services that are actually rendered. Services will be coded accurately and only when documentation is provided for the service. They agree to continue to learn and abide by current standards in the ever-changing business of medicine.

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