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Medical Billing & Coding Careers

medical billerMedical billing is the practice of submitting medical claims to the insurance companies that pay doctors and other health care providers for the services they provide patients. The process also involves medical coding, which assigns universal code numbers to all known medical conditions, diagnoses and procedures. Medical coding ensures that each condition and treatment appearing in a patient’s medical records is universally understandable to any doctor or insurance company representative in the country.

Without medical billing and coding professionals, the health care industry would not be able to function smoothly. Explore the links below to learn more about the different careers in this complex field, including salary information and job descriptions for both billers and coders.