Medical Coding translates medical diagnoses and procedures into universal alphanumeric codes. It is the lifeline of the complex and cumbersome healthcare reimbursement process. AAPC (American Academy of Professional Coders) writes Medical Coding is "Like a musician who interprets the written music and uses their instrument to produce what's intended…"
Coding has always been done manually, but there have been constant endeavors to automate the process to make it faster and more accurate. The <a target='_blank' id='hyperlink' hreflang='en-us' href='/xpertcoding/'> result is Autonomous medical coding</a>, which refers to the use of artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning algorithms to automatically assign medical codes to patient diagnoses, procedures, and treatments, comes with several challenges.