Certified ICD-10 Coder

Effective March 31, 2013 - The Certified ICD-10 Coder Exam is no longer available in India and the U.A.E until further notice.

Demonstrate your knowledge of ICD-10 Coding including the correct application of ICD-10-CM, ICD-10-PCS and CMS GEMs with the industry unique credentials.

Certified ICD-10 Coder Certification Exam consists of questions regarding the correct application of ICD-10-CM, ICD-10-PCS, ICD-9-CM, CPT and HCPCS. The exam is designed to evaluate the ICD-10 coding knowledge in the following areas

  • ICD-10-CM coding conventions
  • CMS GEMs (Mapping)
  • Technical understating of CMS GEMs
  • ICD-10-CM Coding
  • ICD-9, HCPCS Level-1 and Level-II coding
  • ICD-10-PCS Coding
  • ICD-10-PCS Body parts and Device Keys
  • ICD-10-PCS Root operations

The employment outlook for the ICD-10 coders is favorable, considering the growth of managed care and ICD-10 implementation. Certified ICD-10 Coder exam assesses the mastery-level proficiency in coding rather than entry level.

Training + Certification $499.00
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The purpose of ICD-10 Coder Certification is to promote ethical and professional ICD-10 Implementation through certification of qualified individuals by formally recognizing proficiency demonstrated by having passed the proctored exam, encouraging continued professional and personal best development and providing a national standard assessment based on industry knowledge. Certification demonstrates to physicians, employers and others that coder has taken proactive steps to advance education, knowledge and skills.

ICA-Kryterion Test Centers are monitored by Kryterion Certified Proctors (KCPs), who are trained to monitor testing sessions with the highest level of attention to detail, a multi-step authentication and validation process, and equipped with professional testing rooms and designated sign-in areas.

ICD-10 Coders Academy Credentials distinguishes an individual as competent, knowledgeable, and committed towards ICD-10 Implementation.

The employment outlook for the ICD-10 coders is favorable, considering the growth of managed care and ICD-10 implementation. Certified ICD-10 Coder exam assesses the mastery-level proficiency in coding rather than entry level.

A Certified ICD-10 Coder main focus is on converting ICD-9 to ICD-10, mapping process, ICD-10-CM coding, ICD-10-PCS coding, ICD-10 documentation guidelines and ICD-10 implementation in physician offices.

Benefits to obtaining a Certified ICD-10 Coder Certification may include: more job opportunities, an increased pay scale, and increased subject matter expertise.