Medical coding

Medical coding is one of the fastest growing profession and there is still shortage of coding professionals. This industry is poised to grow rapidly for the next 20-30 years due to ageing population and increasing health care needs. Currently US is still using ICD-9-CM whereas some of the countries have shifted to ICD-10-CM. The US may implement ICD-10-CM from 2013. ICD-10-CM will make the job of the coding professionals more difficult as the number of codes and procedures

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