Advance: “Build Upon Medical Terminology and Anatomy for CPC Success.”

Brad Ericson, MPC, CPC, COSC shared his perspective on the need for good medical coders to possess a basic understanding of medical terminology and human anatomy. This fundamental background is key to selecting the correct diagnostic and procedural codes based on a physician’s notes written in medical language.

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2 Responses to “Advance: “Build Upon Medical Terminology and Anatomy for CPC Success.””

  1. Dee Fulenwider says:

    I agree with this 500%. We have a company training program our coders must pass before they can code charts. We have a minimum of 40 hours on both terminology and anatomy. We are exploring a physiology portion also.

  2. Buffy says:

    Now we know who the senislbe one is here. Great post!

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