$21.51
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The average pay for a Certified Professional Coder (CPC) with Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) Coding skills is $21.51 per hour.

$19.50 - $25.00
$22
MEDIAN: $21.51
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Hourly Data $0$25
Hourly Rate $21.51
Overtime $10.68
Annual Data $0$66K
Bonus $356
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$37,691 - $66,551
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 22 Sep 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 9

Job Description for Certified Professional Coder (CPC)

A certified professional coder (CPC) is responsible for overseeing the medical coding for healthcare agencies. Coders make sure that medical coding used is in compliance with all medical coding laws and regulations and ensure that the coding used is for reimbursable expenses when necessary. They may provide regular coding, surgical coding, or hospital coding as appropriate. Certified coders are also sometimes responsible for communicating with patients regarding rejected claims or procedures, so effective communication skills are necessary. They must also maintain confidentiality and stay current on changes to insurance coding (especially Medicare).

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Certified Professional Coder (CPC) 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 Professional Coder (CPC)

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
1-4 years
10%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
60%

Job Satisfaction

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

Years of Experience

1-4 years
10%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
60%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 100%
dental benefits
Dental: 100%
vision benefits
Vision: 100%
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