Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)
The average hourly pay for a Certified Medical Billing/Coding Specialist is $17.51
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Certified Medical Billing/Coding Specialists?
An entry-level Certified Medical Billing/Coding Specialist with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $15.29 based on 134 salaries. An early career Certified Medical Billing/Coding Specialist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total …Read more
What Do Certified Medical Billing/Coding Specialists Do?
A certified medical billing/coder specialist is a skilled medical worker who functions in an office-based setting to interpret official medical records into codes which can be submitted to insurance companies for payment. The certified medical billing/coder specialist must be skilled in understanding medical terminology and searching the medical provider's documentation to identify all diagnoses, conditions, reasons for treatment, services and procedures recorded, and to assign the appropriate …Read more
- Record and process patient data including treatment records, insurance information, bills, and payments.
- Set-up payment plans for patients.
- Organize and verify patient records, bills, and statements.
- Code patients' diagnoses and requests payment from insurance companies or individuals.