Certified Coding Specialist (CCS) in Los Angeles Salary

A Certified Coding Specialist (CCS) in Los Angeles, California earns an average wage of $27.51 per hour.

$45,299 - $69,411
$48K
MEDIAN: $48,454
50%

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$13.28 - $42.08
$13
$25
$42
MEDIAN: $25.49
10%
50%
90%

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$0$71K
Salary $48,454
Total Pay (?
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$35,729 - $71,539
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 18 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 6
Hourly Data $0$42
Hourly Rate $13.28 - $42.08
Annual Data $0$71K
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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$35,729 - $71,539
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 18 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 12

Job Description for Certified Coding Specialist (CCS)

The certified coding specialist (CCS) takes information from doctors, internists, and other medical professionals; they then apply medical coding for billing procedures applying to private and government-based insurers. Accurate and precise coding of procedures and treatments may help shorten reimbursement times for their employer and clients.

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Certified Coding Specialist (CCS) 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.

About Los Angeles, California

Los Angeles County, California
3,971,896
Male:
1,958,998 (49.3%)
Female:
2,012,898 (50.7%)
Los Angeles (/lɒs ˈændʒəlᵻs/, Spanish for "The Angels"), officially the City of Los Angeles and often known by its initials L.A., is the second-most populous city in the United States after New York City, the most populous city in California, and the county seat of Los Angeles County. Situated in Southern California, Los Angeles is known for its mediterranean climate, ethnic diversity, sprawling metropolis, and as a major center of the American entertainment industry. Los Angeles lies in a large coastal basin surrounded on three sides by mountains reaching up to and over 10,000 feet (3,000 m). Historically home to the Chumash and Tongva, Los Angeles was claimed by Juan Rodríguez Cabrillo for Spain in 1542 along with the rest of what would become Alta California. The city was officially founded on September 4, 1781, by Spanish governor Felipe de Neve. It became a part of Mexico in 1821 following the Mexican...
Los Angeles:
$52,024
California:
$64,500
$1,271
Los Angeles:
$542,100
California:
$449,100
4.8%

Certified Coding Specialist (CCS) Job Listings

Key Stats for Certified Coding Specialist (CCS)

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
Less than 1 year
28%
1-4 years
56%
5-9 years
11%
10-19 years
6%

Skills That Affect Certified Coding Specialist (CCS) Salaries

International Statistical Classifications of Diseases - 10 (ICD - 10) Coding
▲10%

Medical Coding
▲10%

Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) Coding
▲6%

National Average
$51,000

International Statistical Classifications of Diseases - 9 (ICD - 9) Coding
▼12%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
28%
1-4 years
56%
5-9 years
11%
10-19 years
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 93%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
vision benefits
Vision: 71%
no benefits
None: