What is an outpatient medical coder?

Answer An outpatient medical coder assigns standardized codes, which represent procedures performed and diagnoses, to medical records and bills for outpatient (same-day) providers, such as hospital emerge... Read More »

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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 »

Roles of a Medical Social Worker in the Outpatient Unit?

The field of social work can provide you with a very rewarding career. Social workers tend to be highly esteemed and gain the self-satisfaction of going to work every day to help someone else. The ... Read More »

How to Become a Medical Coder?

Medical coders or medical coding specialists go through detailed information about patient injuries, diseases and procedures from medical records and documents provided by doctors and other healthc... Read More »

What is medical coder?

A medical coder, also known as a health information technician, collects and inputs health information on patients that can relate to medical history, testing results, treatment procedures and othe... Read More »