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Medical Information Coder/Biller

Compile, process, and maintain medical records of hospital and clinic patients in a manner consistent with medical, administrative, ethical, legal, and regulatory requirements of the health care system. Process, maintain, compile, and report patient information for health requirements and standards in a manner consistent with the healthcare industry's numerical coding system.  Compile data, compute fees and charges, and prepare invoices for billing purposes. Duties include computing costs and calculating rates for goods, services, and shipment of goods; posting data; and keeping other relevant records. May involve use of computer or typewriter, calculator, and adding and bookkeeping machines.

Quick Facts 

State Statistics^

​Entry-Level ​Average ​Experienced
​2012 Annual Pay: ​$24,724  ​$32,531 ​$36,433
​2012 Hourly Pay: ​$11.88 ​$15.64 ​$17.52
​2011 Estimated Employment: ​22,544 jobs
​2019 Projected Employment: ​26,227 jobs
​Annual Average Percent Change: ​2.0% per year
​2012 Estimated Mean Annual Salary for Leon County: ​​$30,106
​ ​ ​ **State Quick Facts are from O*Net, Career One Stop and Employ Florida, please check the sites for the most up to date information.**​ ​

  ^Information compiled from the Billing, Cost, and Rate Clerk occupational profile (Employ Florida, 2013).

 National Statistics^^

​2010 Median Annual Pay: ​$32,350 per year
​2010 Median Hourly Pay: ​$15.55 per hour
​Number of Jobs (2010): ​179,500
​Job Outlook (2010 - 2020): ​21% (Faster than average)
​**National Quick Facts are from the Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational ​Outlook Handbook, please check the site for the most up to date information**

 ^^Information for Medical Records and Health Information Technicians occupational profile (Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2013)

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TCC Programs that are right for you:
Health Information and Informatics Management Programs 

Contact Information

For more information contact Admissions & Enrollment Services by phone (850) 201-8555, fax (850) 201-8474 or e-mail enrollment@tcc.fl.edu.

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