ATLANTA, June 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- In a digital world where virtually all businesses are computerized, everything runs on codes. In healthcare, medical billing and coding specialists are called upon to crack the codes of diagnoses and treatments to ensure patients receive the right treatment, and insurance or physician payment is both timely and accurate.
Responsible for organizing and managing health information, maintaining patient medical and treatment histories, and ensuring the quality, accuracy and security of the information being collected, they might be labeled as "the geeks" of healthcare...but they're much more than that.
Without the billers and coders, the system gets derailed. Theirs is a rewarding profession worthy of recognition.
A preeminent national healthcare education and continuing professional development provider, Medtech College is leading the celebration of these highly trained professionals as its campuses mark Medical Billing and Coding Specialists Week, June 24-28, and Medical Billers and Coders Day on June 26.
All Medtech College and Institute campuses will join in recognizing the significant contributions of medical billers and coders everywhere, and to honor their billing and coding students and staff for their commitment to excelling in this critical healthcare arena.
On Wednesday, June 26, campuses will host a "Crack the Code" Challenge to crown their champion student coders and present a special proclamation recognizing the profession and the campus' most outstanding Medical Billing and Coding Specialist students and instructors. Medtech billing and coding graduates and clinical partners will be invited to the campuses to present helpful tips and industry trends to current students.
"The Medical Billing and Coding Specialist program is an important one and we wish to assume a leading role in recognizing and celebrating our MBCS students and graduates for
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