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Getting certified as a medical biller or coder requires a combination of training and testing. Accreditation is awarded by the American Association of Professional Coders for applicants who meet minimum standards and pas... More »

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Obtain a medical coding certification by testing for the Certified Professional Coding credential from the American Academy of Professional Coders or for the Certified Coding Specialist credential from the American Healt... More »

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Medical coding courses and programs are available from Penn Foster Career School, the U.S. Career Institute, Kaplan University, Drexel University and Middlesex Community College. Students can register on the websites of ... More »

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While there are no official, standardized educational requirements to become a medical billing coder, as of 2015, interested individuals can receive training and certification in medical coding. The American Association ... More »

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The average pay rate for a medical billing and coder is $14 an hour, as of 2015. The pay range for this job is between $10 and $20 an hour. More »

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Medical bills should contain a comprehensive, itemized list that includes descriptions of all medical procedures, tests, drugs and supplies along with their billing codes, explains U.S. News & World Report. The list shou... More »

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ICD-9 medical codes are numeric and alphanumeric codes used for diagnosis, treatment and medical billing in the United States as of September 2015, explains MedicalBillingAndCoding.org. However, the United States is due ... More »

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