An Outpatient Coding Specialist earns an average wage of $19.13 per hour. People in this job generally don't have more than 10 years' experience.

$15.27 - $27.74
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MEDIAN: $19.13
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Hourly Rate
$15.27 - $27.74  
   
Overtime
$22.00  
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Total Pay (?
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$32,901 - $58,898  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 24

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Job Description for Outpatient Coding Specialist

  • 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 Outpatient Coding Specialist

Gender

Female
88 %
Male
13 %

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
050
Less than 1 year
19%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
4%
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Experience Affects Outpatient Coding Specialist Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 3%

National Average
$40,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
88 %
Male
13 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
19%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 72%
dental benefits
Dental: 61%
vision benefits
Vision: 44%
dental benefits
None: 22%
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