Medical Coding and Billing Training Classes in Louisiana

Louisiana offers 11 AAPC-approved classroom training programs for medical coding at locations throughout the state. You can also study at your pace and save with an online certification course through AAPC. Certified Professional Coders (CPCs) earn an average annual salary of {Salary} in Louisiana.


Medical Coding and Billing Schools in Louisiana

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3 Day Boot Camp via Zoom Louisiana CPC® Details
Bossier City Louisiana CPC® Details
CPC 12 Week Via Zoom Louisiana CPC® Details
Monroe Louisiana CPC® Details
New Orleans Louisiana CPC® Details
Onsite Louisiana CPC® Details
Schriever Louisiana CPC® Details
Shreveport Louisiana CPC® Details
Online Louisiana CPC® Details
Live 20 weeks Virtual class Louisiana CPC® Details
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Medical Coding and Billing Salary in Louisiana

Medical coders in Louisiana earn $49,839 on average, a few thousand lower than the region’s average of $54,086.

Like many southern states, Louisiana provides a decent job market for medical coders. The major cities for job placement include Baton Rouge and New Orleans. The most common workplaces are health systems, small group practices (2-10 physicians), large group practices (50+ physicians), and billing companies.

While 34% of the medical coders in the state work remotely, they earn an average salary of $57,300, several thousand above the Louisiana standard. This likely indicates that employers hiring remote workers pay a premium for expertise, often measured in experience or multiple credentials.

The highest-paid medical coders in Louisiana seem to favor the following AAPC credentials: CPC, CPC-I, CPMA, or CRC. These top earners also tend to be working in health systems or large group practices, as regular medical coders or as auditors.

AAPC is the nation’s largest professional organization for the business of healthcare. AAPC offers certifications, code books, exam materials, local chapters, distance learning classes, and other resources/services.

AAPC annually reviews salaries of healthcare business professionals based on location, education, experience, credential, and many other data points. These statistics are all based on the most recent survey, which resulted in nearly 20,000 responses. For additional information, view the overall survey analysis or the Salary Survey Calculator.

Salary by Certification

Certification Type Average Salary
CPC $53,363.31
COC $58,750.00
CRC $66,964.29
CPB $55,535.71
CPMA $62,368.42
CPCO $66,785.71
CPPM $106,250.00
CPC-I $60,000.00
CANPC $72,500.00
CASCC $57,500.00
CCC $60,833.33
CCVTC $62,500.00
CEDC $58,750.00
CEMC $54,285.71
CFPC $47,500.00
CGIC $37,500.00
CGSC $57,500.00
CHONC $52,500.00
CIRCC $55,833.33
COSC $70,000.00
CPC-A $36,428.57
CPCD $32,500.00
CPC-P $45,500.00
CPC-P-A $32,500.00
CPEDC $67,500.00
CUC $61,250.00

Salary by Education

Certification + Educational Background Average Salary
High school graduate $48,750.00
Technical school $44,868.42
Some high school $55,000.00
Some college $48,906.25
Associate's degree $47,227.27
Bachelor's degree $55,694.44
Master's degree $81,000.00
Doctorate degree $47,500.00

Salary by Experience

Certification + Yrs. Experience Average Salary
0-1 $35,131.58
2-4 $37,770.27
5-9 $47,500.00
10-15 $53,653.85
16-20 $50,208.33
21-25 $62,333.33
26-30 $68,214.29
30+ $74,000.00

Medical Coding and Billing jobs in Louisiana

Title Company Description
Central Billing Office (CBO) Manager , New Orleans, LA Central Billing Office (CBO) Manager – Administration Job Summary Odyssey House Louisiana, Inc. is seeking a full-time CBO Manager for its Administration Department. The schedule for the pos... Apply
Physical Therapist, Full Time/ PRN United Medical Rehabilitation Hospital, Hammond, LA Provides and directs Physical Therapy Services to patients, including assessment, treatment, program planning and implementation, related documentation, and… Apply
MDS Coordinator Colonial Care Retirement Center, Baton Rouge, LA High school or equivalent (Required). RN or LPN in good standing with the state licensure board. Participates in the assessment of pre-admission paper work to… Apply
Occupational Therapist Colonial Care Retirement Center, Baton Rouge, LA Providing direct patient care to assess their medical condition, functional capabilities, limitations and restrictions and potential for rehabilitation. Apply
Medical Doctor MIRACLE LEAF HEALTH CENTERS, New Orleans, LA We are looking for a responsible Physician to provide high quality medical care by examining patients via TELEHEALTH. Proven experience as a physician. Apply
Mental Health Professionals Resource Management Services, Jennings, LA Assist members to effectively respond to or avoid triggers that may result in functional impairments or crises. Quarterly bonus based on performance. Apply
Medical Technologist Pharos Health LLC, Baton Rouge, LA Bachelor’s Degree in Medical Laboratory Technology, Science or Associates Degree in Medical Technology. Louisiana State Board of Medical Examiners (LSBME)… Apply
MDS Coordinator TOWN AND COUNTRY HEALTH AND REHABILITATION, Minden, LA Bi weekly or Twice monthly. RN or LPN in good standing with the state licensure board. \*Schedule care plan meetings for the resident and or /legal healthcare… Apply
Occupational Therapist PRN Nottingham Regional Rehab Center, Baton Rouge, LA Providing direct patient care to assess their medical condition, functional capabilities, limitations and restrictions and potential for rehabilitation. Apply
Physician Practice Specialist - Physician's Office - Part time IBERIA GENERAL HOSPITAL & MEDICAL, New Iberia, LA EDUCATION - High School Diploma or equivalent and certification from a billing or coding program. Scheduling patients with referring physician offices,… Apply
Staff Physician Marathon TS, Jena, LA If a Medical Health Unit is onsite, conducts daily rounds on patients. Doctor of Medicine or equivalent degree from a foreign medical school that provided. Apply
Clinical Research Nurse Coordinator (CRNC) Envision Research, a division of Biomedical Research Foundation, Shreveport, LA Communicate regularly with physician practices for patient referrals. Serve as the lead contact for study sponsors, governmental agencies, Institutional Review… Apply
Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) Pelican Bayou Counseling Agency, Shreveport, LA Bi weekly or Twice monthly. A good fit for applicants with gaps in their resume, or who have been out of the workforce for the past 6 months or more. Apply
INFUSION CENTER COORDINATOR - FULLTIME IBERIA GENERAL HOSPITAL & MEDICAL, New Iberia, LA Acts a liaison between patient, family, staff and physician. Sets specific standards and objectives for the Medical Unit in collaboration with the manager and… Apply
Pega Certified Senior & Lead System Architects (CSSA/CLSA) - Remote Stratosphere Consulting, , Define the class structure or data and work objects. You have 3+ years’ experience with professional services or consulting. All projects are currently remote). Apply
Mental Health Profressional Rehabilitation Services of Louisiana, Natchitoches, LA A Master of Clinical Mental Health Counseling, Psychology, Sociology, Counseling, or another mental health related field. A Master of Social Work degree; Apply
Adult Nurse Practitioner Impact Physician Group, Lake Charles, LA Impact Physician Group is looking for a dynamic Nurse Practitioner to work alongside our physicians in a psychiatric hospital level of care. Apply
Assistant Director of Nurses Camelot Place, Rayne, LA Must have a minimum of one-year experience as a supervisor in a hospital, long-term care facility or other related health care facility. Apply
Physical Therapist Tara Therapy, LLC, Natchitoches, LA You use your knowledge of developmental factors specific to adult and geriatric residents to plan and deliver the best individualized care for each of your… Apply
IT Network Administrator - Physician Clinic Hand Center of Louisiana, Metairie, LA Work with Physicians, Medical and Administrative Staff to assess and respond to IT needs. Monitor network health and review logged events. Apply

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