How much does a Medical Records Coding Technician make in Chicago, IL? The average Medical Records Coding Technician salary in Chicago, IL is $58,297 as of April 27, 2021, but the range typically falls between $50,569 and $68,369. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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Job Description for Medical Records Coding Technician

Medical Records Coding Technician abstracts clinical information from a variety of medical records, charts and documents and assigns appropriate ICD-10 and/or CPT-4 codes to patient records according to established procedures. Works with coding databases and confirms DRG assignments. Being a Medical Records Coding Technician inputs and maintains data on procedures required for state or other reporting. Typically requires an associate degree or its equivalent. Additionally, Medical Records Coding Technician typically reports to a supervisor or manager. Typically requires Certified Professional Coder (CPC) from AAPC or AHIMA. The Medical Records Coding Technician gains or has attained full proficiency in a specific area of discipline. Works under moderate supervision. To be a Medical Records Coding Technician typically requires 1-3 years of related experience. (Copyright 2021 Salary.com)... View full job description

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