Medical Coding

Top 5 Ways to Get the Highest Paying Medical Coding and Billing Jobs

Posted By:   Posted On: March 28th, 2018

While medical billing and coding jobs are continually growing in demand and pay, intentionally focusing your efforts can lead to higher pay and career advances. Use this guide to get into the highest paying medical coding and billing jobs, so you get the most from your career. Workplace There are many factors to consider to [&hellip


Certified Professional Coder Jobs, Salaries, and Job Outlook at a Glance

Posted By:   Posted On: November 28th, 2016

We place for Certified Professional Coder jobs throughout the United States in remote coding jobs coding Hospital/Acute Care. We normally place our remote CPCs in positions that pay $28 – $35 an hour with benefits and many of the job CPC jobs allow for flexible work schedules. While the Bureau of Labor Statistics states that [&hellip


What’s the difference between COC and CPC medical coders?

Posted By:   Posted On: September 21st, 2016

This month we’re talking about the difference between COC and CPC medical coders. This is part of a series of articles we’re writing that address the highest paying medical coder specialties and ways you, as a medical coder, can have the best job opportunities, whether you are a remote medical coder or an on-site medical [&hellip


Highest Paying Medical Coder Specialties

Posted By:   Posted On: August 29th, 2016

Medical coders can increase their pay a number of ways, and one of them is by getting certified in one or many medical coder specialties. Here’s the top three medical coder specialties and how to get those certifications. The highest paying medical coding specialties shown here are based on the 2009 AAPC Salary Survey. It [&hellip


Medical Coder Interview Questions for On-Site and Remote Medical Coders

Posted By:   Posted On: July 19th, 2016

Are you looking for a job as a medical coder or remote medical coder? If so, we’re here to help. We’re Desert Medical Careers. We have over 20 years experience as a medical staffing agency and we’ve found that those who have practiced interview questions in advance do far better during their job hunt. So [&hellip


Remote Medical Coder Jobs Pros and Cons

Posted By:   Posted On: March 17th, 2016

In October, 2015 ICD-10 launched throughout the US. Because this new medical coding standard has over 140,000 codes compared to the system that has been in place for decades, ICD-9, which has around 17,000 codes, medical coders have experienced a decrease in productivity. Before ICD-10 launched, it was anticipated that productivity would drop by 50%. [&hellip


Tips for Getting a Remote Medical Coding Job

Posted By:   Posted On: January 19th, 2016

Pay for Remote Medical Coding Jobs While some companies that hire remote medical coders pay by the chart, it is very common to find remote coding jobs that pay hourly. The normal range to expect for a remote medical coding position is between $28 – $35 an hour. Medical coding salaries earned are directly connected [&hellip


ICD-10 – Are You Ready?

Posted By:   Posted On: September 21st, 2015

ICD-10 goes into effect for all HIPPA-covered entities as of October 1, 2015. The ICD-10 system replaces the ICD-9 code set which was developed in the 1970s. The ICD-9 system is being replaced because: ICD-9 has become outdated and not as robust as needed by our modern-day healthcare system, thus resulting in inaccurate codes being [&hellip


Medical Coding Jobs Equal Above Average Employment Rates and Great Compensation

Posted By:   Posted On: November 18th, 2014

What is a Medical Coder? Medical coders review the documentation created by physicians before an insurance claim is processed. They make sure that the insurance claims are coded properly to obtain the maximum reimbursement for physicians. It is a necessary part of the billing cycle for doctors in private practices. Read More Medical Coders’ Employment Rate [&hellip


The Need for Medical Coding Jobs is on the Rise

Posted By:   Posted On: March 21st, 2014

The demand for medical coders, also referred to as medical coding specialists, or health information technicians, is expected to grow by 22 percent from 2012 to 2022 according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. This is exciting news for those interested in medical coding careers because the projected increased demand for medical coders is 11% [&hellip