Where does a medical coder work?

Answer Medical coders translate patient information into a system of codes that are stored on computers for easy access by doctors, nurses and insurance providers. Medical coders work in a variety of clin... 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 »

How much does a medical coder earn?

The American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC) states--based on 2008 medical coder statistics---that non-credentialed medical coders make $36,500, while credentialed medical coders make $43,100... Read More »

What does a medical coder&biller do?

Medical coders and billers specialize in attaching special payment codes to patient medical information so that insurance companies or government agencies can pay for the patient's tests and proced... Read More »

How much does a medical billing and coder make?

This will range depending on your experience and the nature of work you are doing. A medical coder can make upwards of $40,000 working from home as an independent contractor after a few years of ex... Read More »