Avg. Salary
$18.52
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for a Medical Coder in Augusta, Georgia is $18.52 per hour.

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Job Description for Medical Coder

Those working as medical coders are responsible for transferring diagnostic and treatment terms from doctors and other health professionals into coded form for record keeping, use of other medical professionals, and often for billing and insurance purposes. This is accomplished by reviewing and analyzing patient health records to determine relevant diagnoses and treatment plans for individual patients. In addition, this process often requires contact with the providers of a patient’s healthcare in order to ensure proper coding.

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Medical Coder 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 Augusta, Georgia

Richmond County, Georgia
196,579
Male:
94,662 (48.2%)
Female:
101,917 (51.8%)
Augusta–Richmond County US /ə.ˈɡʌs.tə/ is a consolidated city-county on the central eastern border of the U.S. state of Georgia, and located at the fall line of the Savannah River, at the head of its navigable portion. It is in the piedmont section of the state. The city was named after Princess Augusta of Saxe-Gotha (1719–1772). According to 2012 US Census estimates, the Augusta–Richmond County population was 197,872, not counting the unconsolidated cities of Hephzibah and Blythe. Augusta is the principal city of the Augusta–Richmond County Metropolitan Statistical Area, which as of 2012 had an estimated population of 580,270, making it the third-largest city and the second-largest metro area in the state after Atlanta. It is the 116th-largest city in the United States. Internationally, Augusta is best known for hosting The Masters golf tournament each spring. The area along the river was long inhabited by varying cultures of indigenous peoples, who relied on the river...
Augusta:
$41,190
Georgia:
$51,244
$800
Augusta:
$101,700
Georgia:
$159,300
4.9%

Medical Coder Job Listings

Key Stats for Medical Coder

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
50%

Job Satisfaction

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

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 57%
dental benefits
Dental: 100%
vision benefits
Vision: 71%
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