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  1. Unhappy International Coding
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    Okay so I got my coding license and I'm going to be moving to the UK in the near future. I had looked at some coding positions over there, and they want ICD-9 but they also want some crazy acronyms lol. I was wondering does anyone know where I can find information on what courses I will need to take to meet the criteria for an international coding position? Help! Google is just letting me down lol.

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    The UK utilizes ICD-10, and HCPCS codes. Check out this website, this is the coding certification for the UK...not sure if a CPC will help you there, unless you code for the US DOD.

    http://www.connectingforhealth.nhs.u...ion/index_html

    When you become proficient in I-10..let us know what we're all in for!

    Good luck!
    Pam Brooks, MHA, COC, PCS, CPC, AAPC Fellow
    Coding Manager
    Wentworth-Douglass Hospital
    Dover, NH 03820

    If you can dream it, you can do it. Walt Disney

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