Certified Coding Specialist (CCS) Salary

A Certified Coding Specialist (CCS) earns an average wage of $20.36 per hour. A skill in International Statistical Classifications of Diseases - 10 (ICD - 10) Coding is associated with high pay for this job.
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$30,238 - $64,159
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$30,238 - $64,159  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,013  
Profit Sharing
$307.23  
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$29,883 - $64,090  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 95
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$14.08 - $30.48  
   
Overtime
$20.94 - $43.09  
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$0$30K$60K$90K
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$0.00 - $2,013  
   
Profit Sharing
$307.23  
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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$29,883 - $64,090  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 410
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Job Description for Certified Coding Specialist (CCS)

The certified coding specialist (CCS) takes information from doctors, internists, and other medical professionals; they then apply medical coding for billing procedures applying to private and government-based insurers. Accurate and precise coding of procedures and treatments may help shorten reimbursement times for their employer and clients.

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Certified Coding Specialist (CCS) Tasks

  • Compile, abstract and maintain patient medical records to document condition and treatment.
  • Review records for completeness, accuracy and compliance with regulations.
  • Release information to persons and agencies according to regulations.
  • 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.

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National Average
$43,000


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 79 votes.

Gender

Female
94 %
Male
6 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 71%
medical benefits
Vision: 61%
dental benefits
None: 15%
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