What is the pay scale for a medical coder?

Answer Credentialed medical coders make $43,100 a year while noncredentialed medical coders are paid $36,500, according to 2008 statistics by the American Academy of Professional Coders. Starting wages eq... 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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »