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 What is the definition of a medical coder?

Answer A medical coder is a person who reports on the services given by a health provider to a patient using a system of codes. This information is then forwarded to the insurer of the health provider.Fun... 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 »
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What is the pay for a medical coder?

The American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC) states that--based on 2008 data--credentialed medical coders make $43,100 while noncredentialed medical coders are paid $36,500. Also, hourly wage... Read More »
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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 »
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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 »
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