Medical Billing and Coding Schools in Maryland

Medical Billing and Coding Jobs in Maryland

Three significant employers of medical billing and coding professionals in Maryland are:

Anne Arundel Medical Center

  • Address: 2001 Medical Parkway, Annapolis, Maryland, 21401
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  • Phone Number: 443-481-1000
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Anne Arundel employs more than 1,000 medical staff, 3,900 employees, and has over 750 volunteers working at its facilities, which include a not-for-profit hospital and a substance use treatment center. In addition to their pediatric ER, Anne Arundel’s services include general surgery, a center for pelvic health, outpatient rehab, a blood donor center, cardiopulmonary rehab and much more. Employee benefits at Anne Arundel include six paid holidays per year, combined leave benefits, shift differential, 403b and 401a plans, tuition assistance, the option to join a credit union, and more.

Good Samaritan Hospital

  • Address: 5601 Loch Raven Boulevard, Baltimore, MD 21239
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  • Phone Number: 443-444-8000
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Good Samaritan’s services include a cancer center, spinal care, arthritis treatment, a national burn reconstruction center, joint replacement, and much more. Benefits at Good Samaritan include medical, dental and vision coverage, pre-tax investment plans with employer match, clinical ladder advancements, an on-site child care center, and a fitness center.

Howard County General Hospital

  • Address: 5755 Cedar Lane, Columbia, MD 21044
  • Email Address: Click here to access their contact form.
  • Phone Number: 410-740-7890
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HCGH is the 5th largest private employer in Howard County. Their services include women’s specialties, pediatric, surgical, orthopedic, diagnostic, outpatient, heart, pulmonary, emergency, psychiatric, and cancer services. Benefits at HCGH include retirement plans, flex spending accounts, tuition assistance, paid holidays, scholarships, disability and life insurance, paid time off, dental care, college dependent tuition, and much more.

Medical Billing and Coding Salary in Maryland

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), the unemployment rate in Maryland has remained stable, decreasing slightly from 4.2% in March 2017 to 3.9% in August 2017. Employment in education and health services — including medical billing and coding — has seen a 3.4% growth from August 2016 to August 2017. Therefore, Maryland is maintaining a slow but steady employment growth for medical billers and coders.

The BLS shows that Maryland employs a little more than 4,000 medical billers and coders, and their average annual salary, at $48,730, is significantly more than the national median salary of $38,040.

In Maryland, the majority of employers require medical billers and coders obtain certification. Medical billers and coders can become certified by passing the AAPC medical coding certification exam. Medical billing and coding students will take several courses that will prepare them for this exam while completing a medical billing and coding program. Also, many on-campus, online, and hybrid medical billing and coding programs will include this exam as part of their curriculum, saving students from having to find a time and location to take the exam after graduating.

Top Cities in Maryland for Medical Billing and Coding Careers

Below is a list of the top cities in Maryland for medical billing and coding professionals. It includes data provided by the BLS.

  1. Silver Spring-Frederick-Rockville

    The tri-city area of Silver Spring, Frederick, and Rockville employs 630 medical billers and coders. They average $54,950 per year and earn $26.42 per hour.

  2. Baltimore-Columbia-Towson

    The Baltimore and Towson area employs 2,760 billers and coders – the highest amount on this list. These workers average $23.60 per hour and $49,090 per year.

  3. Hagerstown-Martinsburg

    Around 220 medical billers and coders work in Hagerstown and Martinsburg, making an average of $20.45 per hour and $42,540 per year.

  4. Salisbury

    The 150 medical billers and coders in Salisbury make an average of $18.61 per hour and $38,700 a year.

  5. California-Lexington Park

    The 50 billers and coders in this area average $23.47 per hour and $48,820 a year.

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