Can a medical coder also work as a medical secretary?
I am thinking about taking some medical coding courses and possibly being a medical coder but I am also thinking about being a medical secretary. I know secretaries should have some coding knowledge, so I thought I could become a certified medical coder. I want to be able to do either profession depending on job opportunities.
Asked By: - 7/9/2009
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Yes in theory they would be able to, but you would also have to take some further training into more the office area, as medical coding is a very specialized field.
Answered By: mtwaites - 7/10/2009
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Medical Assistants are usually the office secretaries
Answered By: Mopar Muscle Gal - 7/9/2009
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