ID No. 0000047732: Medical Coding Professional (TÜV)

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Certification Program Title:Medical Coding Professional (TÜV)
Admission Requirements:

Successful participation in the TÜV Rheinland Akademie GmbH training course „Medical Coding Professional (TÜV)", recognized by the certification body. As prerequisite a state recognized qualification in a nursing or medical profession is required (e.g. nurse, children’s nurse, Medical/Technical Laboratory Assistant, Medical/Technical Radiology Assistant or Medical Assistant.

Fundamental knowledge of medical terminology as well as relevant professional experience must be provided. Additionally employees from patient administration with knowledge of accounting and medical terminology as well as employees of funding organizations, that are charged with accounting and case consideration, who also have fundamental knowledge of medical terminology, may be admitted to the examination.

Examination Components:

Written examination

Required Competencies:

In the exam participants prove their knowledge in the following areas:

  • Legal fundamentals
  • Medical classification systems G-DRG
  • Encryption software
  • German coding guidelines (DKR) using encryption software
  • External quality assurance according to § 137 SGB (German Social Insurance Code)

“Medical Coding Professionals (TÜV) are in a position to carry out coding and accounting tasks and implement an agreed documentation in the hospital organization. They can be employed in the processing of inspection orders of the Germany Medical Service for Health Funds (MDK) as well as for the documentation of external quality assurance according to §137 SGB V (German Social Insurance Code)

Currently implemented in:Germany