Certified General Surgery Coder
The Certified General Surgery Coder (CGSC) is a professional certification for individuals who specialize in coding and billing for general surgery procedures. It is awarded by the American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS) and signifies that an individual has demonstrated expertise in medical coding for surgical procedures. To earn the CGSC certification, a candidate must pass an examination that covers medical terminology, anatomy, surgical procedures, and coding principles. The certification is valid for three years and must be renewed by meeting continuing education requirements.
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