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clinical coder

Description

Code

3252.1.1

Description

Clinical coders read patients' medical records. They analyse and interpret medical statements about diseases, injuries and procedures. Clinical coders convert this information into health classification codes in order to calculate treatment reimbursements, to produce statistics and to monitor health care performance.

Alternative Labels

clinical coder

clinical coding expert

diagnostic coder

medical coder

clinical records technician

clinical coding officer

medical coding officer

accredited clinical coder

accredited medical coder

Regulatory Aspect

To see if and how this occupation is regulated in EU Member States, EEA countries or Switzerland please consult the Regulated Professions Database of the Commission. Regulated Professions Database: