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Physician Professional Coder

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

Where can I go from here?

Healthcare Careers
1. Pharmacy Technician
2. Certified Nursing Assistant
3. Emergency Medical Technician
4. Certified Medical Assistant
5. Dental Assistant
6. Medical Administrative Assistant
7. Personal Trainer
8. Physician Professional Coder
9. Physical Therapy Technician
10. Certified Medicine Aide
11. Licensed Practical Nurse
12. Paramedic
13. Medical Insurance Biller
14. Phlebotomist
15. Registered Nurse
16. Physical Therapy Assistant
17. Health Information Technologist
18. Medical Assisting
19. Dental Hygienist
20. Nurse Practitioner
21. Registered Nurse (RN to BSN)
22. Medical/Health Service Manager
23. Physical Therapist
24. Occupational Therapist
25. Dental Hygienist
26. Specialty Pharmacy Technician
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