A Medical Coder with Medical Coding skills earns an average salary of AED 72,709 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 10 years' experience.

AED 32,521 - AED 146,231
AED 33K
AED 73K
AED 150K
MEDIAN: AED 72,709
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50%
90%
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Salary AED 32,521 - AED 146,231
Bonus AED 0.00 - AED 11,836
Profit Sharing AED 2,000
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AED 36,120 - AED 158,685
  • Country: United Arab Emirates
  • Currency: AED
  • Updated: 16 Dec 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 135

Job Description for Medical Coder

Those working as medical coders are responsible for transferring diagnostic and treatment terms from doctors and other health professionals into coded form for record keeping, use of other medical professionals, and often for billing and insurance purposes. This is accomplished by reviewing and analyzing patient health records to determine relevant diagnoses and treatment plans for individual patients. In addition, this process often requires contact with the providers of a patient’s healthcare in order to ensure proper coding.

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Medical Coder 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.

Medical Coder Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AED 73,190

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Key Stats for Medical Coder

Gender

Female
49 %
Male
51 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
66%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
1%
20 years or more
1%

Experience Affects Medical Coder Salaries

▲39%

National Average
AED 73,000

▼2%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
49 %
Male
51 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
66%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
1%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 20%
vision benefits
Vision: 14%
no benefits
None: 11%