Certified Coding Specialist-Physician-based (CCS-P) Salary

Most Certified Physician-based Coding Specialists in the United States are women. The median pay for people in this role is approximately $18.63 per hour. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a majority collect dental insurance. Most people in this position report feeling highly satisfied with their jobs.

$25,760 - $96,958
$26K
$50K
$97K
MEDIAN: $49,737
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$12.25 - $24.32
$12
$19
$24
MEDIAN: $18.63
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$25,760 - $96,958  
   
Bonus
$1,000  
Total Pay (?
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$27,696 - $60,511  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 13
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$12.25 - $24.32  
   
Overtime
$26.21  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$1,000  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$27,696 - $60,511  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 34

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Job Description for Certified Coding Specialist-Physician-based (CCS-P)

The position of a certified coding specialist in a physician-based setting (CCS-P) can be difficult and often requires a bachelor’s degree in addition to specific training in the coding systems ICD-10-CM and CPT-4. Experience in the specialty of the doctor or practice, such as oncology or orthopedics, is highly beneficial, and they are also required to participate in ongoing education throughout their careers to stay up-to-date in the medical field.

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Certified Coding Specialist-Physician-based (CCS-P) Tasks

  • Protect the security of medical records to ensure that confidentiality is maintained.
  • Identify, compile and code patient data, using ICD-9-CM and CPT and other standard classification coding systems.
  • Enter data, such as history and extent of disease, diagnostic procedures and treatment into computer database.
  • Compile, abstract and maintain patient medical records to document condition and treatment.
  • Review records for completeness, accuracy and compliance with regulations.

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Key Stats for Certified Coding Specialist-Physician-based (CCS-P)

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
9%
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Experience Affects Certified Coding Specialist-Physician-based (CCS-P) Salaries

Experienced
▲12%

Mid-Career
▲4%

National Average
$40,000

Entry-Level
▼4%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 61%
vision benefits
Vision: 46%
no benefits
None: 18%