What does a Physician Professional Coder do?
A physician professional coder assigns the correct universal medical alphanumeric code to describe the type of service a patient will receive in a hospital or healthcare facility. They help ensure the codes are applied correctly during the medical billing process, which includes removing the information from documentation, assigning the appropriate codes, and creating a claim to be paid by insurance carriers.
What do I need to get a Physician Professional Coder job?
This program prepares students to sit for the Certified Professional Coder (CPC) certification exam through the American Association of Professional Coders (AAPC).
What is the median salary of a Physician Professional Coder?
- $46,850 per year