Medical Coder

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Medical Coder Job Description

 

Job Title: Medical Coder

 

Location: [Insert location]

 

Job Type: [Full-time/Part-time]

 

Salary: [Insert salary range]

 

Job Description:

 

We are seeking a highly skilled medical coder to join our team. The medical coder will be responsible for reviewing and analyzing medical records to ensure accurate coding of diagnoses and procedures. The successful candidate will possess strong analytical skills and a thorough understanding of medical terminology, anatomy and physiology, and coding systems such as ICD-10, CPT, and HCPCS.

 

Responsibilities:

 

- Review and analyze medical records to ensure accurate coding of diagnoses and procedures

- Assign appropriate codes to medical diagnoses and procedures using ICD-10, CPT, and HCPCS coding systems

- Ensure compliance with coding guidelines and regulations

- Communicate with healthcare providers to clarify diagnoses and procedures as needed

- Review and audit medical records for accuracy and completeness

- Maintain up-to-date knowledge of coding guidelines and regulations

 

Requirements:

 

- High school diploma or equivalent

- Successful completion of an accredited medical coding program

- Certification as a Certified Professional Coder (CPC) or Certified Coding Specialist (CCS)

- Proficient in ICD-10, CPT, and HCPCS coding systems

- Strong analytical skills and attention to detail

- Excellent written and verbal communication skills

- Ability to work independently and as part of a team

- Knowledge of medical terminology, anatomy and physiology, and healthcare reimbursement systems

 

Preferred Qualifications:

 

- Experience working in a healthcare setting

- Experience with electronic health records (EHRs)

- Knowledge of medical billing and reimbursement processes

 

Physical Demands:

 

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and use hands to manipulate a computer keyboard or other technological devices. The employee is frequently required to stand, walk, reach with hands and arms, and talk or hear. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.

 

Work Environment:

 

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

 

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. This job operates in a professional office environment and routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, and photocopiers.

 

This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may be required to perform other duties to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.

 

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.