Thinking about a career in healthcare information technology? According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the employment for medical records and health information technicians will grow 21 percent between 2010 and 2020, which is faster than the national average. This includes Medical Billing & Coding Professionals.
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Medical coding and billing is the process of translating information from patient records—treatments, tests, procedures, and diagnoses—into the standardized codes used to bill patients and third-party payers such as insurance companies and Medicare.
If you are in the insurance coding field or are thinking about joining the ranks of the many medical billing and coding professionals, you know all about the buzz surrounding ICD-10 and how congress has postponed the date for when all insurance coders must transition from ICD-9.