Certified ENT Coder (CENTC™) Credential
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The Certified ENT Coder exam was developed by a team of leading ENT coders in conjunction with the American Academy Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery and the Association of Otolaryngology Administrators (AOA).
Coders with CENTC credential demonstrates sufficient experience & expertise in ENT coding.
A CENTC™ is proficient in the following competencies:
- Ability to read and abstract physician office notes and operative notes to apply correct ICD-10-CM, CPT®, HCPCS Level II and modifier coding assignments
- Evaluation and management (both the 1995 and 1997 Documentation Guidelines)
- Rules and regulations of Medicare billing including (but not limited to) incident to, teaching situations, shared visits, consultations and global surgery
- Coding of surgical procedures performed by otolaryngologists such as laryngoscopies, nasopharyngoscopies, sinus surgeries, etc.
- Medical terminology
- Anatomy and physiology
NOTE: Due to significant recurring costs, as of May 8th, new exam registrants will no longer be able to test for this credential.