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4 Free Apps for Medical Billers and Coders

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Smart phones are getting smarter every day. If you are a medical coder or health claims specialist, your mobile phone can even help you get smarter in your job! There are several apps for medical billing and coding that can help speed up the rate at which you do your medical coding.

We have compiled a list of 4 apps that you might want to consider. We are not promoting or endorsing any of these apps, but we encourage you to read more about them, and see if any of them can help you. They might be useful if you are a student taking medical billing and coding courses, a seasoned professional trying to adjust to the new ICD-10 codes, or a coding professional who is working your way through your day.

MTBC ICD 9-10
https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/mtbc-icd-9-10/id821550817?mt=8
This app is designed to quickly convert ICD-9 diagnostic codes into ICD-10 codes. It features a one-step process to make the conversion. It allows you to enter ICD-9 codes (either full or partial) as well as keywords. You can see the detailed descriptions of the ICD-10 codes so that you can compare them against the ICD-9 codes. You can also search by ICD-9 or ICD-10 codes, and set up easy access to your most commonly used codes.

InPracSys ICD-10 Converter
https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/icd-10-converter/id850838681?mt=8
This app converts ICD-9 codes to ICD-10 codes, and has a user-friendly interface where you enter a keyword or an ICD-9 code, and then a scrolling list of conditions appears. When you choose a condition, it shows the full text, the ICD-9 code, the ICD-10 code, and similar matches.

STAT ICD-10 Coder
https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/stat-icd-10-coder/id467916561?mt=8
STAT ICD-10 Coder contains more than 60,000 ICD-10-CM descriptions from the latest data sets published by CMS. You can retrieve the codes by disease classification in a drilldown format, with no typing required. Keyword and index searching requires a paid upgrade.

Coding Institute: ICD-10 Search
https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/icd-10-search/id718845762?mt=8
The free features on this app include the ICD-10-CM search, converting from ICD-9 to ICD-10, the ability to bookmark/favorite your most used codes, indexes and subindexes, and full descriptions of each code. There are also paid upgrades available.

So if you are a medical coder, maybe it’s time to to see what your smart phone can do for you.

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This article was compiled by the Harris School of Business. We hope these resources are useful to you as your pursue your career in the field of medical billing and coding. Our blog provides twice-weekly resources for our students, including regular posts on job readiness, campus updates, career fields, and more. For more information about getting career training, contact the Harris School of Business.

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