The average hourly pay for an Early-Career Certified Coding Specialist (CCS) with Medical Terminology skills is $21.84.
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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. The CCS typically receives records pertaining to diagnostic procedures, treatments, and prescriptions; they then use these various reports to determine t…Read more
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Popular Skills for Certified Coding Specialist (CCS)
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Skills in Electronic Medical Records (EMR) are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include International Statistical Classifications of Diseases - 9 (ICD - 9) Coding, Medical Coding, Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) Coding and International Statistical Classifications of Diseases - 10 (ICD - 10) Coding.
Pay by Experience Level for Certified Coding Specialist (CCS)
A mid-career Certified Coding Specialist (CCS) with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $28.25 based on 5 salaries. An experienced Certified Coding Specialist (CCS) with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $21.00 based on 6 salaries.
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