Billing and Coding

A Medical Coder and Biller codes procedures and diagnoses, bills insurance companies and other funding sources, handles billing under managed care plans.

Typical Salary Range: 
$14 - $22 per hour
Who Does Well: 

People with strong analytical and typing skills, computer skills, good communication and an interest in healthcare.

Types of Employers: 

Hospitals, clinics, doctors' offices, outpatient urgent health and surgery centers.

Career Path: 

Can lead to jobs as a Medical Coder with Certified Coding Asssitant (CCA) or Certified Coding Specialist (CCS).

How to find a job: 

Employers are often looking for people with experience, so templorary staffing agencies or volunteer positions are a good way to begin. Online job websites, LinkedIn, and networking will all lead qualified applicants to available jobs.

Training Required: 

Certificate Program

Exams/Certifications Required: 

Medical Biller Certificate