February 12, 2020
By Mr. Julius Raj Stephen, Senior VP Operations | Omega Healthcare
Moderator: Welcome to the High Tea session. Julius Raj Stephen, Senior VP Operations, Omega Healthcare will join the chat at 3 PM. Meanwhile, you can send your questions related to career in medical coding. Kindly note your questions will be moderated and sent to the celebrity to answer. Questions already answered by the celebrity will not be entertained.
Mr. Julius Raj: Good Afternoon, it is a pleasure to be a part of this Live Chat session where I can share insights on a career in medical coding. Look forward to an engaging interaction where I can address your queries in this field.
Krishna: Hi Afternoon sir, I would like to understand what medical coding is all about? And who can pursue a career in medical coding?
Mr. Julius Raj: Krishna, Medical coding is a niche segment in Revenue Cycle Management (RCM) in the healthcare service space and a prerequisite for medical billing, filing and claiming reimbursement. It is the process in which a patients history covering his/her condition, diagnosis, prescription and procedures are converted into a set of standard alphanumeric codes. These are then used in medical billing to process claims. Any life science graduate can pursue a career in medical codingRead More