Perot Systems teams up with AAPC

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Hyderabad, Dec 5 (UNI) Perot Systems Corporation today announced that the company has been selected by the American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC) to represent it in South India, including Chennai, Bangalore and Hyderabad.

Under the terms of the agreement, Perot Systems would conduct exams for the Certified Professional Coders (CPC), Certified Professional Coders-Hospital (CPC-H) and Certified Professional Coders-Payer (CPC-P) credentials.

''We selected Perot Systems because of the strength of their team.

This is a knowledgeable team of coding specialists who brings both tremendous real-world experience as well as ambitious goals for providing new and enhanced education and services. The information security and compliance practices that we saw during our visit provide us assurance that we have found a reliable and trusted provider,'' AAPC President and CEO Reed E Pew said in a statement here.

''We are delighted at this as it would provide us opportunities not just to certify the coding specialists in the South India region, but also create alternative, meaningful career options for life-sciences graduates everywhere. We are also working with AAPC on an American rural coding initiative to serve coders in rural parts of the USA. Service providers with delivery centres in South India will now be able to pursue new business opportunities in medical coding actively,'' Mr Shaji Ravi, head of account management and production, Physician Billing Services, Insurance and Business Process Solutions (IBPS) India, said.

Perot Systems IBPS India Managing Director Vardhman Jain said ''this association is mutually beneficial to Perot Systems as a representative of service providers in South India and AAPC. Perot Systems will strive to effectively administer education programmes and services with highest commitment and integrity.'' UNI

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