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 … [Read more...] about Highest Paying Medical Coder Specialties
Medical Coder Interview Questions for On-Site and Remote Medical Coders
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 … [Read more...] about Medical Coder Interview Questions for On-Site and Remote Medical Coders
Remote Medical Coder Jobs Pros and Cons
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 … [Read more...] about Remote Medical Coder Jobs Pros and Cons
Tips for Getting a Remote Medical Coding Job
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 - … [Read more...] about Tips for Getting a Remote Medical Coding Job
ICD-10 – Are You Ready?
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 The ICD-9 system is being replaced because: ICD-9 has become outdated and not as robust … [Read more...] about ICD-10 – Are You Ready?
Medical Coding Jobs Equal Above Average Employment Rates and Great Compensation
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 … [Read more...] about Medical Coding Jobs Equal Above Average Employment Rates and Great Compensation