On average, people with certification in medical billing and coding can expect to make anywhere between $38,000 and $40,000 per year. (Figures courtesy of the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Employment & Wages database.) With insurance companies demanding more and more detailed records of their patents, requiring more and more skilled coding and billing professionals. Workers also need to be able to assign specific codes to different injuries, illnesses, and medical procedures based upon a standard that used by all health care providers. People with medical billing and coding certification need to have patience and attention to detail to make sure that they properly bill people and have the correct codes on each patients chart to ensure the highest degree of accuracy.
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