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Omega Healthcare continues to address the need for Coders in Indian healthcare BPOs through its medical coding academy

10-21-2016 04:07 PM CET | Business, Economy, Finances, Banking & Insurance

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Omega Medical Coding Academy (OMCA), a leading name in the medical coding training industry, has recently set up shop in Bengaluru after successfully running in Chennai and Trichy for almost 2 year. The Centre has already enrolled and commenced training the first batch of nearly 25 candidates. This first-of-its-kind business-academia collaboration will deliver high-caliber professional medical coders to cater to the expanding industry.
The training program is designed for a time period of 45 days. Detailed sessions are conducted covering anatomy and physiology, analyzing the patient’s records, besides equipping participants with the required coders’ certification. Fresh graduates with science background including life sciences, B.Sc. (Biotechnology, Biomedical), having minimum 50 percent aggregate marks are eligible to apply for the program, which is set to impart best-in-industry medical coding knowledge.
“The Market in the US is full of opportunity especially post the implementation of ICD 10 and the demand for medical coding will continue to rise”, opined Gopi Natarajan, Co-founder and CEO, Omega Healthcare. The ICD-10 is the 10th revision of WHO’s International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems (www.icd10data.com). There has been a tremendous rise in the demand for medical coders, who are trained in the ICD-10, since its implementation in the US in October 2015.
The Academy has been set up with an objective of imparting necessary skill sets to recently graduated students especially from life sciences, and make them job ready enabling them to handle cutting-edge coding systems which are implemented among the US healthcare providers.

About Omega Medical Coding Academy (OMCA):
Omega Medical Coding Academy (OMCA) is a division of Omega Healthcare — the preferred BPO partner to the US healthcare industry, with about 10,500 employees. Being the industry leader, Omega Healthcare has the highest share of medical coders in India.
Omega Medical Coding Academy (OMCA) is the brain-child of Mr. Gopi Natarajan, created to leverage Omega Healthcare Management Services’ (OHMS) vast experience and benefit both students and the industry in general. This first-of-its-kind business-academia collaboration will deliver high-calibre professional medical coders to cater to the expanding industry.
Medical coding is a niche specialization within the healthcare industry. Medical Coding can be a stepping stone to a fast-tracked and lucrative career in a burgeoning industry. OMCA’s programs are tailored to not just impart training in medical coding, but also nurture each of the candidates into white collared professionals. The Academy can be reached at Email: omca.bangalore@omegahms.com Phone: 080 - 46674732

About Omega Healthcare:
In the healthcare BPO/KPO space in India, Omega Healthcare is a well-established and rapidly expanding company, with offices in Bangalore, Chennai, Trichy and Manila (Philippines). Omega Healthcare specializes in providing offshore healthcare management services in Revenue Cycle Management (RCM). With a growth rate of 30-35% year-on-year, the company handles high-end, value-driven work pertaining to medical coding and other revenue cycle management services and attracts some of the best talent in the industry.
Omega Healthcare is ISO 9001 and 27001 certified, SSAE-16 certified, and HIPAA (www.hipaa.com) compliant.

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