The average salary for an Entry-Level Medical Coder is AED 71,469 per year.

AED 32,560 - AED 149,623
AED 33K
AED 71K
AED 150K
MEDIAN: AED 71,253
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50%
90%
AED 0AED 171K
Salary AED 32,560 - AED 149,623
Bonus AED 964 - AED 12,365
Profit Sharing AED 2,000
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AED 34,655 - AED 171,381
  • Country: United Arab Emirates
  • Currency: AED
  • Updated: 21 Feb 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 215

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 71,551

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Key Stats for Medical Coder

Gender

Female
51 %
Male
49 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
Less than 1 year
20%
1-4 years
72%
5-9 years
8%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
51 %
Male
49 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 17%
vision benefits
Vision: 10%
no benefits
None: 13%