A Medical Coder with Emergency Room (ER) skills earns an average salary of Rs 290,282 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 10 years' experience.

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Salary Rs 131,912 - Rs 496,054
Bonus Rs 997 - Rs 23,270
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Rs 133,359 - Rs 496,054
  • Country: India
  • Currency: INR
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 139

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.

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Key Stats for Medical Coder

Gender

Female
59 %
Male
41 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
76%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
1%

Experience Affects Medical Coder Salaries

Mid-Career
▲48%

National Average
Rs 291,000

▼6%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
59 %
Male
41 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
76%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 65%
dental benefits
Dental: 4%
vision benefits
Vision: 6%
no benefits
None: 31%