The average salary for a Coding Director is $93,428.
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Job Description for Coding Director
Coding directors generally maintain and implement a formal review process for coding compliance, as well as designs and uses of audit tools to monitor the accuracy of clinical coding. Performing data quality reviews is a common responsibility in this position, and they may also validate certain codes with the International Classification of Diseases Manual and check for missed diagnoses in medical fields and missed codes for procedures; this process ensures compliance with all international regu…Read more
Coding Director Tasks
- Direct and organize the coding system at a medical facility.
- Ensure compliance with all internal and government regulations.
- Correct errors in coding and coding documentation with the help of physicians and staff.
- Maintain correspondence with physicians and staff regarding changes to the coding system.
- Manage coding educators.
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Popular Skills for Coding Director
Skills in Medical Coding are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Performance Management, Operations Management, Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) Coding and International Statistical Classifications of Diseases - 10 (ICD - 10) Coding.
Pay by Experience Level for Coding Director
An early career Coding Director with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $68,000 based on 5 salaries. A mid-career Coding Director with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $89,664 based on 10 salaries. An experienced Coding Director with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $94,462 based on 22 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $109,006.
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