Medical Records and Health Information Technicians (189930 US employees)
Compile, process, and maintain medical records of hospital and clinic patients in a manner consistent with medical, administrative, ethical, legal, and regulatory requirements of the heath care system. Process, maintain, compile, and report patient information for health requirements and standards in a manner consistent with the healthcare industry's numerical coding system. Excludes "File Clerks" (43-4071).
Total Employment: 189930
Mean Hourly Wage: $19.44
Mean Annual Wage: $40430
Delissa Ortega - After working in the medical coding industry for over a decade, she has found her passion in teaching others the intricacies of this field.
The Ugly Truth About Vocational Colleges by Delissa Ortega
Vocational schools can be good for some students, but it is important to view all one's options and the pitfalls surrounding each.
Strategies to Beat the Medical Coding Exam Clock by Delissa Ortega
Medical Coding Academy Founder and Expert Instructor Delissa Ortega talks about how many people feel under attack when they are taking the medical coding board exam. Her strategies to beat the exam clock keeps you from second guessing yourself. Watch to find out how!
Medical Coding: Everything You Need to Know by Delissa Ortega
5 things to expect from Medical Coding Academy. Mrs. Ortega explains the difference of getting your board certification vs a 2 or 4 year degree.
Medical Coding Right for You? by Delissa Ortega
Are you seeking a new career in Medical Coding? Are you wondering if Medical Coding is for you? Watch this video as Medical Coding Academy Expert Instructor Delissa Ortega answers your questions!