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Do You Know the "True" Cost of a Coder

Posted by Andrea Romero, RHIA, Chief Operating Officer on May 17, 2017 8:11:18 AM

"Outsourced coders are too expensive", "My internal coding resources are much less expensive than external coders" are statements I hear frequently from HIM leaders. Having worked on both sides of the fence as a HIM department lead on the provider side and now as Chief Operating Officer for himagine it struck me; has this cost gap between internal and external coders ever been quantified or is this more of a perception?

Topics: Coding Services