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Transcription - General, Legal & Medical

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Real Estate
Public Relations
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Focus Groups/Market Research
Corporate Meetings, Training
Seminars & Conventions
Roundtable Discussions
Speeches & Lectures
Webcasts, Podcasts
Panel Discussions
Conference Calls
Mobile Dictation

Compensation - $20.00 - $60.00 + per audio hour


Legal Transcription

Legal transcription is converting audio dictation by legal professionals and other recordings from legal cases into the printed word. Like medical transcription, which transcribes a physician’s dictated notes, this type of transcription requires specialized knowledge of terms used in the field. However, unlike medical transcription, formal certification is not required, but experience and/or education in the legal profession as well as fast and accurate typing are essential. The types of material a legal transcriptionist might transcribe include recordings of hearings, interviews, and depositions; dictation by legal professionals, and sometimes written documents such as handwritten communications, notes or other legal documents.

Legal transcription is not the same as court reporting. Court reporting is a form of realtime transcription, meaning words are transcribed as they are spoken live—not from a recording. Court reporters must undergo certification.

Compensation - $20.00 - $60.00 + per audio hour


Medical Transcription

Medical transcriptionists translate dictated recordings from doctors and other medical professionals into written reports, correspondence and other documents. Some medical transcriptionists who work in doctors' offices also have additional clerical duties.
Educational Requirements for Medical Transcriptionists:

Though medical transcriptionists aren't required to have post-secondary training in medical transcription, many employers prefer to hire those who do. Community colleges, distance learning programs and vocational schools offer this training, in the form of an associate degree or a one-year certificate program. Course work includes anatomy, medical terminology, legal issues relating to health care documentation, and English grammar and punctuation. Students often receive on-the-job training as well.

Other Requirements for Medical Transcriptionists:

A recent graduate or someone with fewer than two years of experience in acute care may become a Registered Medical Transcriptionist (RMT) after passing a test administered by the Association for Healthcare Documentation Integrity (AHDI). With more than two years of acute care experience, and after passing another exam, one can become a Certified Medical Transcriptionist (CMT). Neither designation is required.

Medical transcriptionists must have:

Good English grammar
Proficiency with personal computers and word processing software
Normal hearing acuity
Good listening skills

Compensation:  $15.00 - $40.00 per hour


Advancement of Medical Transcriptionists:  Medical transcriptionists who have experience can advance to supervisory positions, home-based work, editing, consulting, or teaching. Those with additional education and training may become medical records and health information technicians, medical coders, or medical records and health information administrators.

On a typical day a Medical Transcriptionist will:

Receive dictation from physicians or other health care professionals, increasingly over the internet
Listen to recordings on a headset
Key text into a personal computer or word processor
Produce discharge summaries, history and physical examination reports, operative reports, consultation reports, autopsy reports, diagnostic imaging studies, progress notes, and referral letters.
Edit materials for grammar and clarity, if necessary
Look for inconsistencies and errors in reports and check with the physician or healthcare professional in order to correct them
Sometimes use voice recognition software which translates dictation into written text and creates reports which they must then edit for mistakes in translation and grammar 
Return transcribed documents to the physicians or other healthcare professionals who dictated them for review and signature, or correction


What is transcription? Simply put its nothing more than typing recorded tapes. These tapes are usually received by the transcriptionist in a digital format. These recordings may include interviews, single person dictations, focus group discussions, meetings, voice mails and a myriad of other possible recordings.

The major difference between a medical transcriptionist, a regular transcriptionist or a business transcriptionist is that MTs typically transcribe medical documents whereas regular/general transcriptionists and even business transcriptionists. General transcripitonist cater to business and general topics and have the ability to accommodate a wide variety of businesses, individuals and organizations.

In fact it would not be wrong if I say that MTs and legal transcriptionists are a certain part of the pie and general and business transcriptionists are the remainder pie! In other words, medical and legal transcriptionists are confined to their respective industries whereas business and general transcriptionists can do transcribing jobs for any organization whereas business and GTs can do transcribing jobs for any field other medical or legal.

Examples of business and general transcribing work include recordings of radio shows, police reports, interviews, voice mail, conference calls, seminars, podcasts and more. Even industrial events, political rallies and conferences are taped for transcription whereas guests on television and radio shows are transcribed on a regular basis.

If you are interested in taking up transcription as your career or even a side business I would advise you to opt for regular transcription. Listed below are 6 reasons why you should opt for general transcription rather than medical transcription:

1. WIDE VARIETY OF TOPICS: As a start off, general transcribing work will offer a wide variety of topics and some interesting work such as transcribing renowned showbiz personalities or well-known people in other fields whereas transcription work related to medicine confines you to the same kind of work i.e. writing down medical reports and records.

2. COMPETITION: Medicine related transcription definitely has more cut throat competition than regular transcription.

3. DEADLINES: General transcribing work tends to let you enjoy more flexible hours than its medical counterpart which has shorter work submission windows i.e. tougher tighter deadlines. Transcription related to medicine is a lot more rushed as compared to general transcribing projects.

4. BUSINESS PERSPECTIVE:Regular transcription business in comparison to medical transcription is inexpensive to start, requires lesser experience and is relatively easier. Where the former mostly requires basic equipment such as a good computer, headphones etc.

5. WORD PER HOUR REQUIREMENTS:MT jobs mostly require a minimum 80 words per minute speed whereas regular transcription jobs don’t require a specified speed. However keep in mind that in the transcription business, the faster you type the more money you earn.

6. FORMAL TRAINING: GTs don’t need formal training like MTs. The latter not only undergo formal transcription training, they also have to take up extensive medical terminology courses. GTs can start off raw i.e. no training required.
How much do MT's really earn?

A fully trained medical transcriptionist, with a certification from a local college or certification from the American Association of Medical Transcription (AAMT) can earn a lot of money, from $25,000 part time to $50,000 full time a year. The best paid medical transcriptionists are self-employed contractors. As an employee of a hospital, medical office, or other medical establishment the medical transcriptionist can always be replaced with a less-costly alternative and are often the first expense to be cut when a budget is examined by physicians and office management search for ways to reduce payroll and expense overhead. Most transcriptionists are happy at hospitals and other medical organizations and are willing to to substitute high pay for job security and benefits.

A contractor for medical transcription can charge by character, line, page, or document in total. The best way to make a contract with a potential client is to get IN WRITING what the charge will be per character, line, etc., so that there is no dispute later on. Always be prepared to justify what you charge on your invoices, and always have an accountant or a tax attorney available for filing the often-complicated tax returns of a self-employed contractor.

The upside of being a self-employed contractor is the flexibility and mobility of self-employment. Being at home with your children and being responsible for a physician's daily dictation is not always a good match for some stay-at-home moms. The downside is the sole responsibility for the production and the quality of the work, and the isolation that comes from working alone versus working in an office/group situation. If the contractor does not have access to medical insurance, medical savings accounts, 401K, etc., as he/she would have as a spouse or as an employee in a group, then the contractor has to obtain these benefits at a higher cost to themselves thus negating some of their income.

A medical transcriptionist must have good keyboarding skills of a MINIMUM of 60 WPM from copy. He/She must also have training as a medical transcriptionist for a minimum of six months, or on-the-job training for a minimum of two years. Medical terminology and practical knowledge of the use of medical terms in an office or hospital situation is ideal. You cannot learn all you need to know from a book or online course. Please do not waste your money on these schemes from these fly-by-night programs that just want to take your money and leave you ill-prepared for the real-world work challenges which face medical transcriptionists on a daily basis. 



Medical coding professionals provide a key step in the medical billing process. Every time a patient receives professional health care in a physician’s office, hospital outpatient facility or ambulatory surgical center (ASC), the provider must document the services provided. The medical coder will abstract the information from the documentation, assign the appropriate codes, and create a claim to be paid, whether by a commercial payer, the patient, or CMS.

Medical coding jobs are responsible for helping physicians and health organization get reimbursed from insurance companies for the services they provide to patients. Working primarily in the back room of medical practices and hospitals, or from their home office, medical coders are good with numbers, pay attention to detail, don't mind administrative work and working independently, and are good communicators who are comfortable working with doctors and medical professionals. Medical Coding jobs are available in healthcare systems, hospitals, doctor's offices, university medical centers, insurance companies, and other health-related facilities.

Is Medical Coding the same as Medical Billing?

No. While the medical coder and medical biller may be the same person or may work closely together to make sure all invoices are paid properly, the medical coder is primarily responsible for abstracting and assigning the appropriate coding on the claims. In order to accomplish this, the coder checks a variety of sources within the patient’s medical record, (i.e. the transcription of the doctor’s notes, ordered laboratory tests, requested imaging studies and other sources) to verify the work that was done. Then the coder must assign CPT codes, ICD-9 codes and HCPCS codes to both report the procedures that were performed and to provide the medical biller with the information necessary to process a claim for reimbursement by the appropriate insurance agency.

There is a great deal of diversity among the numerous claims a medical coder processes on a daily basis. It takes a good deal of education and training to become a skilled medical coder. To begin, coders must have a thorough knowledge of anatomy and medical terminology. It is also important to become familiar with different types of insurance plans, regulations, compliance, and the coding community’s three critical resource books: CPT, HCPCS Level II and ICD-9-CM along with their corresponding codes and guidelines. 

Using code books the medical coder assigns correct codes to record the service levels for the procedures performed and to account for supplies used to treat the patient during an encounter with the physician. Proper assignment of ICD-9-CM codes corresponds with the physician’s diagnoses and completes the “story” of the patient’s illness or injury.


We accept all certifications by AAPC or AHIMA 
Medical Coding Credentials

Among the credentials that may be required for medical coders are:

RHIA Registered health information administrator (requires a 4-year degree)
RHIT Registered health information technician (requires a 2-year degree)
CCS Certified coding specialist
CCS-P Certified coding specialist, physician-based
CPC Certified professional coder
CPC- H - Certified professional coder, hospital-based

Medical Coding Compensation

Whether you prefer to work as a contract coder or a full-time employee, we have the package for you. Our client referral positions pay contracted coders by the record, and the rate-per-record varies based on the degree of difficulty of the case. But regardless of how much each case is worth, the more charts you choose to code the more money you will earn. 

Faster coders who provide accurate work will earn more per hour. On average, coders who works as a contractor earn anywhere from $18.00 - $35.00 per hour. Our full-time coders earn based on their skill level and years of experience.

What resources will I need to work from home as a medical coder? Our contracted coders work from home offices and are expected to supply their own computers and workstations. Our client referrals will give you the coding software and the online references you need to code quickly and accurately.

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