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.
Who We Are
OS2U is an approved education provider with AAPC, a licensed career school with Texas Workforce Commission and a workforce pipeline to OS2 Healthcare Solutions. We are a veteran owned, woman-led company, built on the principles of family and community.
OS2 Healthcare Solutions is a boutique coding firm that specializes in risk adjustment coding support. We have worked with some of the largest healthcare organizations, facilities, and insurance companies for over 9 years. OS2HCS is recognized in the industry for our cutting edge training, coaching, and mentorship that had helped launch the careers of novice coders.
- A Career School
- AHIMA Incorporated
- Approved Texas Workforce Commission
- MyCAA Approved
- AAPC approved education Provider
- Vocational Rehabilitation/GI Bill Approved
OS2 HCS Is…
- Approved Apprenticeship with Department of Labor
- Recognized Project Extern Site for AAPC
- Approved Apprenticeship Site for Texas Veterans Commission
- One of the few organizations who provide experience for inexperienced coders
- OJT Site for Workforce Solutions of Central Texas
A medical coding professional’s earning potential varies depending on many factors. Where they live, how much they work, education, experience, specialization, and certifications all play a role in determining wages. AAPC’s annual Salary Survey will give you insight into medical coding salary trends.
Employers and employees already in the healthcare business industry can rely on AAPC’s Salary Survey Calculator to input specific parameters and determine what others in comparable situations are earning.
Want to learn more about your potential earnings? Click the button below to add in your location, your years of experience, certificate type and soft skills to see what you could be making!
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Getting Hired: Apprenticeships, Internships Externships
Our sister company, OS2 Healthcare Solutions, offers paid on the job training for students who successfully complete OS2U’s Risk Adjustment Mentee or HCC practicum courses and available full-time Monday – Friday, 8am – 5pm, through January 31st. To learn more about these programs, please reach out to our Education Coordinator.