Earning Your Certified Medical Coder Certification
Certified Medical Coder (CMC)® validates advanced training and knowledge as an outpatient coding professional. Earning certification helps protect the practice from risk and boosts the reimbursement cycle by improving the provider/billing communication link, resulting in more accurate claim submissions.
Top 3 Reasons to Attend
- Communicate with improved confidence with physicians, third-party payers, patients and business associates.
- Certification signifies advanced knowledge and skills to auditors, compliance officers, employers and peers.
- Certified Medical Coders are employed in thousands of medical practices across the country.
CMC Course Description
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.
Earning Your Certification with Practice Management Institute®
Those who continue to expand their professional knowledge will have the edge in today's ever-changing health care climate. Each Certification curriculum and exam has passed a thorough review process, ensuring that the materials are current and accurate, and testing standards are strictly enforced. PMI's National Advisory Board and Faculty Team have real-world experience in all aspects of running a successful medical practice.
- Certification is a currency that validates a person's commitment to the profession.
- Certification provides a sense of personal achievement and employer confidence.
- Certification helps to protect the practice's compliance efforts.
- Physicians need educated staff with expert knowledge in handling the administrative side of their business.
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.