The medical coding job outlook is rosy indeed. According to the US Department of Labor, the healthcare information industry is expected to grow faster than the average for all occupations over the next decade. This rapidly growing segment of the economy includes medical coding professionals
As mentioned earlier on this site, medical coding professionals are in extremely high demand. In fact, medical coding is one of the fastest growing segments in the rapidly growing health information industry. And demographic trends in the United States and around the world suggest that this growth in medical coding employment will continue for many years to come. A rapidly aging population, combined with advances in complex treatment options almost guarantees solid job prospects for medical coding professionals well into the future.