My Actifit Report Card: September 22 2020
Qualification to Become a Coder?
Knowledge of medical terminology and anatomy, as well as extensive knowledge of each coding book, (CPT, ICD-9-CM, HCPCS) is required.
Medical terminology and anatomy knowledge enables a medical coder to accurately read patients' medical records and correctly selecting codes from each coding book.
A coder has to be an expert on the coding guidelines.