A Medical Billing/Coding Specialist earns an average wage of $14.98 per hour. A skill in Accounts Receivable is associated with high pay for this job. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.
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$24,518 - $50,551
(Median)
$25K
$35K
$51K
MEDIAN: $35,498
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$11.15 - $20.08
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$20
MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$24,518 - $50,551  
   
Bonus
$154.56 - $2,643  
Profit Sharing
$1,200  
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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$23,710 - $43,618  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 137
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$11.15 - $20.08  
   
Overtime
$15.06 - $30.19  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$154.56 - $2,643  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,200  
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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$23,710 - $43,618  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 610
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Job Description for Medical Billing/Coding Specialist

Medical billing/coding specialists typically works in hospitals, clinics, and other medical facilities. They are responsible for handling billing information and associating bills with patients, and working with physicians and other members of their facility. Some day-to-day responsibilities expected of medical billing/coding specialists include keeping up to date with codes and regulatory standards of the medical industry, assisting with audits, and entering and verifying demographics of patients into the system. They also review and verify codes of diagnosis and procedures that are performed in the facility and update patient information on the computer.

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Medical Billing/Coding Specialist Tasks

  • Organize and verify patient records, bills, and statements.
  • Code patients' diagnoses and requests payment from insurance companies or individuals.
  • Record and process patient data including treatment records, insurance information, bills, and payments.
  • Set-up payment plans for patients.

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Pay by Experience Level for Medical Billing/Coding Specialist

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $31,739

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Experience Affects Medical Billing/Coding Specialist Salaries




National Average
$32,000


Skills That Affect Medical Billing/Coding Specialist Salaries

Accounts Receivable
up arrow 15%


Collections
up arrow 4%

Insurance
up arrow 2%

Medicaid & Medicare Billing
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Electronic Medical Records (EMR)
up arrow 2%

Billing
up arrow 1%

Medical Coding
0%

National Average
$32,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 77 votes.

Gender

Female
96 %
Male
4 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 64%
dental benefits
Dental: 47%
medical benefits
Vision: 40%
dental benefits
None: 33%
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