Certified Coding Specialist-Physician-based (CCS-P) Salary

Women make up the vast majority of Certified Physician-based Coding Specialists in the United States. The average pay in this industry is approximately $18.77 per hour. Something to celebrate is that most people in this position are highly satisfied with their jobs. Nearly all enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to more than half. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$39,305 - $58,958
$50K
MEDIAN: $49,910
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$11.28 - $24.45
$11
$19
$24
MEDIAN: $18.77
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$0$59K
Salary $49,910
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$27,865 - $59,328
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 14 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 7
Hourly Data $0$36
Hourly Rate $11.28 - $24.45
Overtime $26.83
Annual Data $0$59K
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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$27,865 - $59,328
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 14 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 31

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Job Description for Certified Coding Specialist-Physician-based (CCS-P)

The position of a certified coding specialist in a physician-based setting (CCS-P) can be difficult and often requires a bachelor’s degree in addition to specific training in the coding systems ICD-10-CM and CPT-4. Experience in the specialty of the doctor or practice, such as oncology or orthopedics, is highly beneficial, and they are also required to participate in ongoing education throughout their careers to stay up-to-date in the medical field.

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Certified Coding Specialist-Physician-based (CCS-P) 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 Certified Coding Specialist-Physician-based (CCS-P)

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
11%
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Experience Affects Certified Coding Specialist-Physician-based (CCS-P) Salaries

Experienced
▲11%

Mid-Career
▲3%

National Average
$40,000

Entry-Level
▼4%

Job Satisfaction

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

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 92%
dental benefits
Dental: 68%
vision benefits
Vision: 56%
no benefits
None: 8%
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