Medical Coder Jobs

Medical Coder Job Overview

Hospitals and physicians could not function without medical coders, who assign a billing code to every medical test, drug or service that health care professionals provide to their patients. Medical coders bill insurance companies electronically and track submitted claims. Insurance companies use the submitted codes to make payments to doctors and health care facilities. Medical codes are standardized throughout the health care industry in the United States, giving medical coders the ability to move from one state to another without additional training. Similar healthcare jobs include positions such as Medical Coder Billers.

Medical Coder Education Requirements

Medical coders must have a high school diploma or equivalent. They need good math skills, bookkeeping knowledge and familiarity with customer relationship management programs, or CRM software, in the health care industry. Coders must have a high level of competency in computer database software and the ability to research missing or unpaid claims. Additionally, medical coders must have knowledge of billing codes and possess excellent communication skills to compose correspondence. While taking college courses in medical coding is not a requirement by some employers, a certificate from an accredited school is an asset when applying for a job. Career colleges and vocational schools offer courses that vary in length from one semester to under one year.

Medical Coder Job Market

The medical coder job market is growing rapidly as the health care industry changes and expands. Statistics show an estimated 18 percent projected growth from 2012 to 2022. National health care is expected to create an additional 187,800 medical coder jobs during this decade for a total workforce of 607,000.

Medical Coder Salary

The mean hourly wage for medical coder jobs in the United States is $16.60, or $34,540 per year. The income range varies from a low of $23,380 up to $47,460 annually. Higher pay generally reflects more experience and more expensive metropolitan areas where larger hospitals are common. Hospitals and physicians' offices pay similar amounts within a specific geographic region.

656 Medical Coder jobs found on Monster.

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We have a health care client that is looking to fill a Medical Coder job in Hunt Valley, MD. To be considered for this opportunity, you must have good medical billing experience and working with third party administrators. You will work for an organization that is growing their billing team and will give candidates the ability to sharpen their skills. This company promotes innovative thinking, car...
Attention Medical Coders! Join Albany Medical Center as a Medical Coder, grow your career, learn ICD-10 and progress through our career program! AMC is currently seeking applications for experienced coders; RHIT, RHIA and Certified Coding Specialist Required. We offer a generous career ladder with pay based on your level of experience and the opportunity to advance. Your ability to work effectivel...
A local Medical Provider is currently seeking an experienced MEDICAL BILLER/MEDICAL CODER in QUEENS for a long-term opportunity. MEDICAL BILLERS perform routine CODING and BILLING of MEDICAL CHARGES to INSURANCE COMPANIES, are proficient in ICD-9 Codes, CPT -4 Codes, Computerized billing, Medicare and Medicaid . Clerical and administrative functions such as drafting correspondence, scheduling appo...
Busy Texarkana medical office is seeking a Certified Medical Coder. This person must be knowledgeable in surgical and physicians reports. Must have 2 years experience and must be certified. Candidate must be organized and detail oriented. Position will work Mon-Fri 8-5 with a pay of $12-13/hr DOE and offers an excellent benefit package...
Position Summary: To assign professional/technical charges and ICD-9 codes from clinical information, and to train physicians and staff in coding and billing in order to maximize revenue generation for the Department of Medicine. Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following: To perform this job successfully an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Ot...
Description The Coder III uses the ICD-9-CM and CPT-4 coding books and the Code-3 Codefinder/DRG finder to accurately code all paper and electronic medical records (HPF). The paper and electronic medical record needs to be coded and abstracted promptly and accurately. The Coders are responsible for printing DRG Coding Summary sheets. Qualifications High School plus some college or business trainin...
Medical Biller/Coder, experience required, F/T, M-F, benefits, email resume to ablankinship@
Company Confidential Traverse City, 49684
Medical Biller/Coder Experienced medical biller/coder needed. Full time. Excellent benefits. Salary commensurate with experience. Visit for more information. Send resume to *****. No phone calls please. This job listing brought to you by The Traverse City Record Eagle...
Golden Hour Data Systems, Inc. was founded in 1997. Golden Hour is a software, technology, and medical billing company that has been designed for the air medical transportation industry. Our company has experienced well planned growth with a customer base that reaches across the United States. Please visit our web site at We are currently recruiting for a Certified Professional...
U.S. HealthWorks, a subsidiary of Dignity Health, was founded in 1995 and is a leading national provider of occupational medicine and urgent care services. With over 200 locations in 19 states, and more than 2,700 employees including approximately 800 medical providers - U.S. HealthWorks serves more than 12,000 patients each day throughout the country. At U.S. HealthWorks Medical Group, we offer p...
Very busy fast paced multi physician Orthopaedic Surgeon group is looking for an experienced certified medical biller/medical coder. Experience in orthopaedic, radiology and physical therapy billing and coding is preferred. Knowledge of SRS soft and Caretracker is a plus. Must be able to work full time...
Experienced Medical Biller/Certified Coder San Antonio, TX - Experienced Medical Biller with Coding Certification preferred to work in a private surgical specialty medical practice. Primary Duties include: Medical Billing, reviewing office and hospital documentation, educating providers / clinical staff on CPT, ICD-9 / ICD-10 diagnosis coding, HCPCS modifiers, government guidelines, and PQRS. Abil...
TITLE: Billing Coder REQUIRED SKILLS: 1+ Years Experience DURATION: Permanent LOCAL CANDIDATES PREFFERED!! RELOCATION UNAVAILABLE!! Job Description: Review Ambulatory Services medical records to interpret documentation and assigns accurate coding for procedures in accordance with guidelines established within the Ambulatory Services. Analyze medical records to accurately assign the responsible Att...
INDIANA, 15701
IRMC is an independent 164-bed community hospital. Its mission is to serve the health care needs of every life we touch with compassion, respect, and dignity. We are currently accepting applications for the following positions: > FT Medical Coder, certification preferred > FT LPN (IV certified) - Physician Services > FT Billing Clerk - Physician office exp preferred > FT LPN of Medical Assistant p...
Certified Medical Coder 3 plus years of Inpatient Coding experience in an Acute Care facility Certified Medical Coder Certified Medical Coder Scottsdale hospital seeks high-level, experienced Medical Coder. MUST have at least 3 years in Concurrent Coding, Inpatient Coding in an Acute Care environment. Knowledge of IPPS Methodology and 3M Encoder Software desired. This is an excellent opportunity w...
NURSE/MEDICAL RECORDS CODER Abstracts clinical information from a variety of medical records and assigns appropriate ICD9 and/or CPT codes to patient records according to procedures. Helpful if Emergency room Experience. Full Time with benefits. Fax resume: HR 209-473-6544 This listing brought to you by
Medical Office Support, MOS, Biller / Coder - Local Doctors Office seeks a Medical Office Support person to perform medical billing, insurance coding, and some administrative work as well as oversee the front desk at their Tarpon Springs, FL office. This is a full-time, temp-to-hire position where you will earn $12 an hour, to start. Plus, upon direct hire, you will receive an excellent benefits p...
The Arnold Group is currently recruiting for a Medical Biller/Coder position for a local medical office. Pay Rate/Range: Experience and not licensed $12/hr-$14/hr. If CPC is current-$17-$18/hr. Start Date: Immediately Qualifications: Experience in coding and payer coding guidelines for medical office required. Knowledge of billing and EMR systems. Understand insurance policies in regard to benefit...
MEDICAL CODER Must have ICD-9/CPT-4 knowledge. Able to extract information from handwritten notes. Outpatient/ urgent care coding a plus. Two years' experience required. Able to work in fact-paced environment Health/Dental/Life Insurance, 401k Plan Paid vacation/holidays. Fax resume to 904-596-2751 or email ***** No Phone Calls Text JAX15649361...
Description: What's the first thing that happens when one of the most successful physician groups in Orange County comes together with a global leader in health care? Opportunity. With Monarch HealthCare joining Optum and the UnitedHealth Group family of companies, people like you will find increasing levels of challenge, impact and professional success. With a vibrant network of hospitals and urg...

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