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Are you trained enough for medical coding jobs?



It is very natural that employers ask for experienced candidates for their companies and when they are scouting for candidates they ask questions related to the experience levels of the candidate. If you are one of those experienced candidates searching for medical coding jobs, more chances are there that they ask if you have experience with specific EMR software. If you are an experienced person, it is ok to face such questions. But, if you are a fresher and are asked questions related to the knowledge you have regarding the EMR software, then it is a bit tough to answer. Let’s first understand that a person, who is not into the health information management field, will not have any idea about the EMR software and it is alright to say that you do not have an understanding about it. It should be noted that, if you are mentioning in your resume that you are a fresher but have expertise in using an EMR software because you have taken training in medical coding, then you are inviting a lot of questions from the interviewer related to that. Even worse is the situation where your resume gets dumped into the dustbin because the manager does not intend to do the investigation if you are really trained in medical coding and EMR software.

An interesting fact here to be noted is that even if you are an experienced medical coder, you will need a little bit of training in your new job again. Though you may think that you know everything related to EMR software, there is some possibility that you may not know everything because software can be customized according to the needs of the company. The same EMR software can be used with different features that are customized for different companies. So, you need to get trained in the software and its features in the new company.

To get employed in the best medical coding company, what is important is an interest in coding career and learning perfectly how to code. You can learn everything related to software and its technicalities once you are proficient in the actual coding skills. It is of utmost significance to focus on the ICD-10 codes and other applicable codes, various coding guidelines and the way your codes affect your client’s medical claims and revenues. Avontix is one of the best medical coding companies in Hyderabad that provides appropriate training to its employees and gives ample opportunities to rise in their career.

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