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What It Takes to be a Consultant, Healthcare Business Monthly January 2014

Our course is 20 weeks long, four hours each Saturday. Currently, we teach two semesters a year fromthe first part of January to the end of May and again from the end of July to the end of November.

Students will need to have a computer with online access. The other materials needed are pens, pencils,highlighters, sticky tabs and notebook paper. All of the other required course materials and codingbooks will be provided for you and are included in the cost of the course.

If you log on to the AAPC website ( and type Salary Survey in the search field, you will be able to see the various salaries currently paid in different regions of the country. According to the most recent salary survey, medical coders with just one credential made over $52,000 a year.

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Lindas class is excellent! She is very encouraging and prepares you and gives you confidence.

Next semester starts July 2018. Space is limited, enroll today.

Linda was by far the best instructor I have ever had for any class Ive ever taken. She made the material make sense and had so many amazing stories, which just made the class that much better.

Making Modifiers Matter, in Coding Edge July 2011

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From Coder to Colleague through Querying, Healthcare Business Monthly May 2016

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This is one of the best investments I have ever made for myself! I couldnt have asked for a better instructor. Linda is the best! Not only is she an awesome teacher, but she is also a beautiful person with a wonderful heart and spirit!

Medisense is a private occupational school that offers medical coding certification courses in Colorado Springs and online with a stated mission of Making Sense of Medical Coding.

Based in Colorado Springs, Medisense offers local and online Medical Coding courses to meet the needs of students throughout the United States.

Increasing regulatory burdens and reporting requirements, plus the updates to the diagnostic and procedural code sets have created an environment of both challenge and opportunity for medical coders. As a result, there is an increased need for medical coders in all areas of medicine. Now is the right time.

You exhibit a philosophy of we rise by lifting others up. This shone throughout the course. Thank you again for the great coding life examples.

Yes, the school is approved under the MyCAA program. Please see the MYCAA website for more information ( The course is Medical Coding Training: CPC. The school is also approved under the Vocational Rehabilitation (Voc Rehab) program. Please check with your local Voc Rehab program for more information.

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You may have been coding for years but have never been certified. Our coding course will help fill in the gaps in your experience with education and empower you with a greater ability to code the various specialties in which you have never worked. Certification can be the stepping stone for a whole new level of opportunity in your career.

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Medisense also provides specialized consulting services to fit your needs, from documentation and coding analysis to coder or provider education and more.

Medical coders work all over the world. The certification is a national certification, widely recognized and often required by providers, hospitals, insurance companies, various entities within the federal government such as the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), the Department of Defense (DOD), the Office of Inspector General (OIG) and other healthcare employers.

For those in Colorado, the course is held at a location with easy freeway access from both the north and south. The course is open to those in Colorado Springs and along the Front Range including Denver, Castle Rock, Pueblo and southern Colorado. The course is also available to those online throughout the United States who will join our classroom virtually.

Students come from all sectors of business retail sales, real estate, even the mechanical trades. Some of my most successful students have had no background in medicine or medical coding. If you are looking to make a change in direction from your current career path, medical coding may be just the right course for you. If you have no experience in the field of medical coding, I want to give you solid basic knowledge and build a firm foundation of education and skill for your future experience.

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Linda has over thirty years of experience in healthcare and practice management, specializing in cardiovascular and thoracic surgery and risk adjustment with an emphasis on diagnostic coding…Read More

Your code books and course materials will be ordered after your deposit and signed Enrollment Agreement are received. For those in Colorado attending the course in person, your code books and course materials will be given to you on the first day of class. For those attending virtually, your code books and course materials will be delivered to you prior to the start of class.

Most coders are people with great attention to detail. They often like puzzles, games and solvingmysteries. Much of the work that coders do is related to medical documentation with clinical ders must understand medical terminology, anatomy and some pathophysiology in addition to theguidelines and mechanics of correct coding in three different code sets that encompass proceduralcoding, diagnostic coding and coding for supplies, drugs, etc. Lastly, coders need to have a practicalworking knowledge of the laws related to medical coding as well as the various payer rules regardingcoding, billing and reimbursement. Solving coding conundrums is very gratifying for medical coders.

CMS Releases ICD-10-CM to HCC Mappings, Healthcare Business Monthly September 2015

Medical coding professionals provide a key step in the medical billing process. Every time a patient receives professional health care in a physicians office, hospital outpatient facility or ambulatory surgical center (ASC), the provider must document the services provided. The medical coder will abstract the information from the documentation, assign the appropriate codes, and create a claim to be paid, whether by a commercial payer, the patient, or CMS. AAPC®

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Medisense is a private occupational school that offers medical coding certification courses in Colorado Springs and online with a stated mission of Making Sense of Medical Coding.

Please check your email, including your spam and promotions folders, to view our welcome email. Add us to your contacts to ensure that you do not miss updates. Thank you!

That depends on the career that you choose as a medical coder. Medical coders work in various aspectsof medicine. Some code written medical documentation. Some are coder auditors, who reviewprogress notes documented and coded by providers in electronic medical records, try to identify errorsand omissions, and work with providers to improve their documentation and coding. Other codersabstract diagnostic codes from documentation and some coders work for insurance companies in claimsprocessing, appeals or fraud investigation. These are just some examples of the work that coders do.Coders typically work at a desk and sit for long periods of time working with detailed documents,computer programs and reference materials.

Although Medisense does not provide a placement service, I do write letters of recommendation for mytop students. I am often contacted at the end of the semester by employers looking for newlycertified coders to hire.

Our CPC® course costs less than ¼ of the average technical schools medical coding and billing program. Currently, the cost is $2690 which includes code books, course materials, online access fee, AAPC membership fee, CPC exam fee, and training with a live instructor.

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