Medical Coding is a significant BPO Service being
extensively carried out in India for the benefit of medical practitioners'
worldwide. Medical coding service makes the onerous task of identifying
complex medical procedures and interpreting it in the form easily understood
by medical staff at the insurance company besides the health service
providers and the patients involved.
How does Medical Coding Helps?
In today's scenario medical procedures have become seriously complex as
newer treatments for various types of diseases are being worked out. Medical
professions are finding it tough to pinpoint exact description for a medical
coding process. This is where medical coding service helps. Medical coding
helps the medical insurance providers understand what was wrong with the
patient, what treatment was administered to him and whether all those was
necessary or not. This helps even the non-medical staff at the insurance
company to settle the claims at a much faster pace. Thus, helping not just
the patients but also the medical practitioners. In the absence of medical
coding, doctors incur huge financial loses as there are unable to get their
due besides it also helps to get the payment much faster.
Medical Coding Process
Medical coding process makes use of computers to devise and describe
complex medical and surgical procedures by giving them codes. Coding,
therefore, helps in determining exact nature of the procedures that needs to
be followed. Coding system has significantly improved in recent times.
Medical codes are classified as Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) and
International Classifications of Diseases (ICD). This transparent coding
methodology is of immense help to patients, doctors and insurance company.
A typical Medical Coding Process follows
Why Outsource Medical Coding Service to India?
- Notes written my medical practitioners describing the type of
treatment being administered to the patients are converted into codes.
- Medical Codes are analyzed by experts for accuracy.
- Medical Coding experts guide the medical profession for getting the
right amount of dues.
- Medical Codes are then submitted to insurance companies for
- Insurance companies use medical codes to reimburse the medical
Medical Practitioners in developed countries are finding it extremely
advantageous to outsource Medical Coding Service to India for various
- India offers medical coding service at relatively much lower rates
because of the abundance of skilled labor at comparatively cheaper
- Medical coding service providers eliminate the cost of recruiting and
training staff. Besides reducing costs, this helps health care service
providers to get continuous error free service.
- Availability of experienced Coders certified by AAPC (American
Association of Professional Coders) in India makes the Medical
Practitioners in countries such as USA get error free and easily
- Medical Coding Outsourcing saves a lot of precious time of the
medical professionals besides ensuring them quick reimbursement.