U. S. Department of Labor expects a 21% increase in medical billing and coding careers over the next decade. They predict the rate will remain the same in hospitals, but physicians’ offices will see a large increase. The have also stated that a high job growth will be in non-hospital environments. Certified Coders can expect to be paid more on average than non-certified coders. The average annual wage for a certified coder in Nevada is approximately $33,750. Meanwhile the bottom 25% of coders earn around $21,000. (Figures courtesy of the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Employment & Wages database.)
Las Vegas has jobs available for medical billers and coders at this time. Try a job search engine or a local newspaper. There are also positions available for freelancers who can perform medical billing and coding remotely. This is also becoming a hot topic for those who deal in the heath care profession as coders and billers.
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Medical Billing Schools in or near Las Vegas
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