Alternate Job Titles: Medical Records Coder Technician, Medical Records Coder, Medical Records Coding Technician
What is the average annual salary for Medical Records Coding Technician?
The annual salary for someone with the job title Medical Records Coding Technician may vary depending on a number of factors including industry, company size, location, years of experience and level of education. Our team of Certified Compensation Professionals has analyzed survey data collected from thousands of HR departments at companies of all sizes and industries to present this range of annual salaries for people with the job title Medical Records Coding Technician in the United States.
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Abstracts clinical information from a variety of medical records, charts and documents and assigns appropriate ICD-9 and/or CPT-4 codes to patient records according to established procedures. Works with coding databases and confirms DRG assignments. Requires an associate's degree and at least 2 years experience in coding or medical records using ICD and CPT coding systems. Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field. Relies on limited experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. Works under general supervision. A certain degree of creativity and latitude is required. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager.
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