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
11.51%
Job
Growth
 
None
Blood
Interaction
Associate's Degree or Certificate
Education
Required

Schools

Vatterott College – Springfield Branch

3850 South Campbell
Springfield, 65807

Ozarks Technical Community College

1001 E. Chestnut Expressway
Springfield, 65802
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