Become a Certified Professional Coder

Welcome to Certitude Health Coding Educators. I’m thrilled you’re here—because I have so much I want to share with you. I’m here to make a life out of what I love, and what I love is teaching. I am passionate about Certitude Health Coding Educators, and I am "certain" that passion is relayed back to my students through their classroom experience. Explore my site and all that I have to offer; perhaps Certitude Health Coding Educators will ignite your own passions too.

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, jobs for certified medical coder will increase 22 percent through the year 2022. Prepare yourself to meet the industry demand by becoming a certified professional coder. This is your first step to a career in healthcare. Increase your chances of being hired in a competitive job market.

What is Medical Coding

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. Medical coding professionals help ensure the codes are applied correctly during the medical billing process, which includes abstracting the information from documentation, assigning the appropriate codes, and creating a claim to be paid by insurance carriers.

Medical coding standards have become increasingly complex. Regulations and requirements with the current healthcare delivery system are best met when medical coders, certified in specialty practice, provide medical coding. 

The business of medicine is universal. When I think about culture as it relates to my classroom; my mind goes to how the students live when they are outside of the classroom. This factor plays a huge role in the way they learn. As an instructor and entrepreneur it is i...

October 12, 2018

As Charleston's healthcare industry continues to grow; there is an increasing demand for credentialed medical coders. Certitude Health Coding Educators is looking to impart knowledge of medical coding to those seeking to improve their quality of life by becoming gainfu...

How often have we seen selfies posted on social media with the caption, "my current situation?" The answer,  too often. Most are completely unaware of the detailed information that lies within that hospital band leaving them vulnerable to identity theft. Healthcare pro...

November 10, 2017

On Wednesday, November 15, 2018 registration opens for our traditional classroom course.

In this course students will learn principles of medical coding related to the three main code books: CPT® , ICD-10- CM Code Set and HCPCS Level II. This course is recommended for a...

Certitude Health Coding Educators presents, "A Talk with the Doctor", focusing on the diseases and disorders of the spine. This event will feature guest speaker, Dr. Thomas A. Taylor, DC of Alignment Specific Chiropractic Clinic. 

"A Talk with the Doctor" is a new serie...

January 22, 2017

We are excited to announce the launch of Certitude Health Coding Educators. Our main focus in 2017 is education; particularly in the field of medical coding. I have been blessed with the natural gift of teaching. Sharing knowledge that I have obtained throughout my edu...

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