Medical Records Coders

Job Description

Coders are administrative workers in the health care industry who review patient medical care files and assign codes to each procedure for insurance billing purposes. Coders may earn professional certification from an accredited medical coding organization.

Academic Requirements

Medical coding programs are often offered as certificate programs, although there are also a number of associate’s degree programs.

Medical Records Coders
$25-41
Thousand
Average
Salary
Low
Patient
Interaction
9.95%
Job
Growth
 
None
Blood
Interaction
Associate's Degree or Certificate
Education
Required

Schools

Jefferson College

1000 Viking Drive
Hillsboro, 63050-1000

University of Central Missouri

Administration 202
Warrensburg, 64093
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