Medical Records and Health Information Technician Careers
Medical billing and coding professionals are generally included in the category of health information and medical records technicians. The information provided below pertains to that more general category, unless otherwise specified.
Specializing in coding and billing, individuals work in an office and provide each medical procedure and diagnosis with a code using software for classification systems. The system determines the amount of reimbursement for medical providers when patients are covered by health insurance Medicaid, or Medicare. Coders may be required to use multiple coding systems, such as those pertaining to long-term care, physician offices, or ambulatory settings.