Medical coding is a field you may not have looked into, but it’s one of the best fields in today’s job market for keeping your skillset relevant. If you’re detail oriented, and enjoy the variety of working both with teams and independently, then being a medical coder could be the right job for you. But why become a medical coder?
You might not realize it, but medical coders are some of the most ever-present workers at any healthcare facility (especially hospitals). Medical coders wear a variety of hats, from reading through a patient’s medical records from their most recent appointment, to admitting and discharging individuals.and applying coding rules and government regulations to complete the case .
Terri Miller enrolled in PCC Institute for Health Professionals April 2015 for medical coding. She writes about her experience with PCC and where it has gotten her today.