The average salary for an Entry-Level Medical Coder is Rs 232,336 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Medicine / Surgery and Emergency Room (ER).

Rs 117,896 - Rs 427,331
Rs 120K
Rs 220K
Rs 430K
MEDIAN: Rs 222,292
10%
50%
90%
Rs 100.00 - Rs 500
Rs 150
MEDIAN: Rs 147
50%
Rs 0Rs 446K
Salary Rs 117,896 - Rs 427,331
Bonus Rs 1,017 - Rs 95,530
Profit Sharing Rs 5,000
Commission Rs 500
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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Rs 118,299 - Rs 446,348
  • Country: India
  • Currency: INR
  • Updated: 11 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,469
Hourly Data Rs 0Rs 810
Hourly Rate Rs 147
Overtime Rs 49.66 - Rs 811
Annual Data Rs 0Rs 446K
Bonus Rs 1,017 - Rs 95,530
Commission Rs 500
Profit Sharing Rs 5,000
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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Rs 118,299 - Rs 446,348
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: INR
  • Updated: 11 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 7

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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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: Rs 230,207

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Key Stats for Medical Coder

Gender

Female
47 %
Male
53 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 21 votes.
Less than 1 year
28%
1-4 years
67%
5-9 years
5%

Skills That Affect Medical Coder Salaries



Medical Coder
▲6%


National Average
Rs 230,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 21 votes.

Gender

Female
47 %
Male
53 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 63%
dental benefits
Dental: 4%
vision benefits
Vision: 5%
no benefits
None: 34%