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Hawaii Health Systems Corporation

The Hawaii Health Systems Corporation (HHSC) was created in 1996 to govern all Hawaii hospitals. The HHSC is overseen by the Division of Community Hospitals, Department of Health, State of Hawaii. These hospitals share the same benefits, which include 13 paid holidays (14 in an election year), 21 vacation days per year (which can accumulate to 90 days), and 21 days of sick leave annually. Other benefits include medical, dental, vision and prescription drug insurance, life insurance and a retirement plan with mandatory employee 6% contribution. Flex spending accounts, disability insurance, training and continuing education, the option to join a union, and paid travel expenses are also included.

West Kauai Medical Center / KVMH

West Kauai desperately needed a hospital in 1927, and with the help of one local business and three plantations nearby, the Waimea Hospital and Morgue was built. Expansions over the years brought video teleconferencing, teleradiography, telemedicine, and patient management information systems to Kauai Veterans Memorial Hospital / West Kauai Medical Center.

Kula Hospital

  • Address: 100 Keokea Place, Kula, HI 96790
  • Phone Number: (808) 878-1221
  • Website: Kula Hospital

Designed more than 100 years ago as a tuberculosis facility, Kula Hospital has grown to employ more than 200 professionals. Services include acute care, developmentally disabled inpatient services, Alzheimer’s and dementia care, outpatient clinic services, a pharmacy, rehabilitative physical and occupational therapies, lab and diagnostic services, and emergency room services. Their slogan is “E ola mai’ka’i I ka wai’ oha,” or, in English, “Let us nourish our well-being in the retainer of love.”

Hilo Medical Center

  • Address: 1190 Waianuenue Ave., Hilo, HI 96720
  • Phone Number: (808) 932-3000
  • Website: Hilo Medical Center

Hilo is the largest facility in the HHSC, and it opened in 1897. It has grown from having 10 beds to having 275 licensed beds, with more than 1,000 employees and 250 community physicians, physician assistants, and Advanced Practice Registered Nurses on staff. These professionals specialize in areas such as acute inpatient dialysis, obstetrics, gynecology, pediatrics, adult psychiatric care, general radiology, angiography and interventional radiology, teleradiology, wound and ostemy services, and many surgical services. Hilo Medical Center is situated on 20.5 acres directly across from the Wailuku River.

Medical Billing and Coding Salary in Hawaii

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reports that the state’s unemployment rate has remained consistently below 3% between April 2017 and September 2017. The favorable job prospects, coupled with a high annual mean wage of $46,630 for medical billing and coding professionals, makes Hawaii an ideal place to work.

Outlined below is information on the state of employment for medical billing and coding professionals in Hawaii. It is derived from information reported by the BLS.

Top Cities in Hawaii for Medical Billing and Coding Careers

Below are the top two areas in Hawaii for medical billing and coding professionals, which has been derived from information gathered by the BLS.

  1. Honolulu, HI

    Honolulu is home to 490 medical billing and coding professionals. On average, they earn $23.13 an hour or $48,110 per year.

  2. Hawaii / Kauai non-metro area

    This area of Hawaii employs far fewer professionals than Honolulu — only 100. The mean wage is $20.90 hourly or $43,460 annually.

  3. Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI

    This area employs 40 medical billing and coding professionals. These professionals make an average hourly wage of $17.46 and an average annual wage of $36,320.