Medical Coding is basically assigning standardized numeric and alphanumeric codes to represent the diagnosis, procedures and supplies documented by the healthcare providers in the patient's medical record. This task is usually done by certified coding specialists and anyone can become a certified coder by undergoing and intensive training as Spectrum offers. Medical coder is a highly paid job now as far as US healthcare industry is concerned, and this practice is now spreading across the world in a fast pace, creating millions of new job opportunities.