What Do Medical Billers/Coders Do?

Many people wonder what medical billers and coders actually do. Well, medical billing and coding have quite a few responsibilities. Medical billing and coding professionals are responsible for the medical billing and coding data for hospitals, doctor’s clinics, mental health facilities, chiropractors and more. Often, but not always, these jobs are separate, with billing professionals working with billing and coding professionals working with coding. Many health care facilities choose to outsource these jobs to an agency or independent contractor. Medical billing professionals often work on billing issues that involve contact with the insurance company, health care office, or patient while coders rarely have customer interaction.

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