How much does a Medical Coder make in the United States? The average Medical Coder salary in the United States is $52,653 as of January 26, 2023, but the salary range typically falls between $45,673 and $61,746. 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, helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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What is a Medical Coder ?

A clinical coder - also known as clinical coding officer, diagnostic coder, medical coder, nosologist or medical records technician - is a health information professional whose main duties are to analyse clinical statements and assign standard codes using a classification system. The data produced are an integral part of health information management, and are used by local and national governments, private healthcare organizations and international agencies for various purposes, including medical and health services research, epidemiological studies, health resource allocation, case mix manag...

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Career Staffing - Virginia Beach , VA
You will need select the Medical Coding Remote Job Bank Registry to become a lifetime member to get connected with this client to begin their hiring process. Please email us your resume after you ... - 23 days ago
National Coalition Of Healthcare Recruiters - Virginia Beach , VA
(Only QUALIFIED Healthcare Professionals accepted) AMAZING MEDICAL CODING OPPORTUNITY - WORK FROM ... Minimum of 2 years experience as a coder in a hospital setting with CPT and ICD-9 coding experience
NCHCR - 74 days ago
The Medical Records Coder reviews and codes operative reports and visits for multispecialty practices, wound clinic visits, help resolve complex coding scenarios, provides feedback and documentation ... - 17 days ago
JVM Solutions - Norfolk , VA
JOB PURPOSE JVM is hiring a Certified Medical/Dental Coder to perform a full range of professional coding concepts and practices on site, using Government furnished equipment. DUTIES AND ... - 23 days ago
Standard Technology - Quantico , VA
... Coder-Hospital (CPC-H), Certified Coder Specialist-Physician (CCS-P), and/or Certified Coder ... Experience A minimum of 5 years medical coding experience in multiple clinical specialties and ...
ZipRecruiter - 5 days ago
Centra Health Careers - Lynchburg , VA
Medical and religions exemptions may be requested. Job Description Overview Inpatient Coder Job Description: The Inpatient Coder reviews inpatient medical records and assigns diagnosis and procedure ... - 22 days ago

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