Is Medical Coding a good Career option?

I find a Career in Medical Coding very interesting. For me understanding Why I want to choose a Career in Medical Coding is phenomenally more important than figuring out How to get into Medical Coding. My research about a 
Career in Medical Coding became a lot more meaningful when I found:

Anupam Singh's professional point of view!

Anupam Singh is an experienced professional with 4 years & 3 months in Medical Coding. Anupam Singh has worked in Medical Coding as Assistant Manager in nThrive Global Solutions. In Anupam Singh's own words, this is how Anupam Singh got into Medical Coding: "After doing my schooling from Delhi Public School Aligarh, I did my B tech from Hindustan College of Science & technology, Mathura. Thereafter, I started working for nThrive Global Solutions as a Medical Coder and gradually was promoted as an Assistant Manager."

Career Video on Medical Coding

In a video, Anupam Singh has talked about various aspects of a Career in Medical Coding. Anupam Singh started by explaining Medical Coding as: "Medical coding is the transformation of healthcare diagnosis, procedures,medical services, and equipment into universal medical alphanumeric codes. The diagnoses and procedure codes are taken from medical record documentation, such as transcription of physician's notes, laboratory and radiologic results, etc." It was a very interesting video and I enjoyed watching it.

It was a welcome change to see the video touch upon Education as theoretical knowledge needed to excel at Medical Coding, and not merely as Qualifications needed to enter Medical Coding. Anupam Singh touches upon these in the Education section of the Video:
  • Current Procedural Terminology
  • International Classification of Diseases
  • Anatomy
Skills are the most important factor determining success in a particular Career.
Anupam Singh then explains why these Skills are essential for a Career in Medical Coding:
  • Detailed Orientation
  • Computer Savvy
  • Communication
  • Strong Morals
  • Analytical
This Career has an interesting list of Positives.
Anupam Singh believes that the following are some of the Positives of a Career in Medical Coding:
  • Monetarty Benefit
  • Growth
  • Travelling
Challenges define a Career as much as the Positives of the same.
And, Anupam Singh believes that one needs to prepare for following Challenges of a Career in Medical Coding:
  • Memorizing Codes
  • Lack of Indian Clients
  • Work Life Balance

In the final section of the video Anupam Singh talks about How a day goes in a Career in Medical Coding. This video is by far the best video on a Career in Medical Coding, that I have ever come across. To see the full Talk, one needs to install the LifePage Career Talks App. Here is a direct deep link of the Video:

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