Designed for experienced, outpatient coding professionals, this certification demonstrates to employers and business associates advanced knowledge to make proper code selections to the highest degree of specificity.
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.
MM, CMC, CMIS, CMOM, CMCO, CEMA
Pam has more than 20 years of medical practice management, coding, reimbursement and compliance experience. She has managed in medical practices ranging from single to multi-specialty groups, including ASC. She is an advocate of process improvement and maximizing and empowering your employees to bring about the "best practice" results for your organization.
The Certified Medical Coder (CMC) is designed for experienced coders that have a minimum of one year work experience as an outpatient medical coder. All candidates should complete PMI’s free online Medical Coding Assessment to test their base knowledge and identify if additional training may be beneficial in advance of the course.
Candidates with less experience or wishing to brush up on their skills may consider completing the Principles of Coding before beginning the more intensive certification course.