ICD-10 Watch:AAPC Survey-Medical coders report good income, career prospects

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  • November 13, 2011
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The 2011 AAPC’s salary survey was recently announced and ICD-10Watch ran a story highlighting the survey.

“Overall, the news is good,” stated Carl Natale, the editor of ICD-10Watch.

“Here are the highlights:

  • 42.4 percent said coding and billing is what they want to do long-term. They’re considering careers in auditing, practice management and compliance.
  • “The average wage in 2011 for a Certified Professional Coder (CPC®) was approximately $46,800 (up $1,400 from last year).”

Read the full article here.

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