What is an inpatient medical coder?

Answer Medical coders interpret information regarding patient diagnoses and treatment plans and assign a number (code) used to bill insurance companies for reimbursement. An inpatient coder works specific... Read More »

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How much does a medical coder make in an inpatient hospital in England?

Medical coders are known as "clinical coders" in the United Kingdom. Since April 1, 2010, the pay scale for clinical coding officers has been Band 2 to 4 and salaries range from £13,653 to £21,79... Read More »

What is the job description of an inpatient coder?

An inpatient coder is a type of medical support professional who processes requests for reimbursements for health care services provided for patients who have been admitted to a medical facility. I... Read More »

What education and training do you need to work in medical billing or as a medical coder?

AnswerIn the United States there is no degree or certification needed for the medical billing field although that may change in the future once the governing bodies get a firm grip on the coding in... Read More »

What is a medical coder?

A medical coder takes information from a patient's file and the doctor's notes and transcribes it into a numeric code. The code is a universally recognized classification system. A good working kno... Read More »