Medical Coder
Premier Medical Associates - Monroeville, PA

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Title: Certified Medical Coder

Reports to: Director of Billing

Function:

Qualifications:
· Must have at least 3 years experience as a nationally certified coder
· Must exhibit time management, organizational, verbal and written communication skills
· Must have a working knowledge of PC operations and computer software applications
· Prior experience with coding outpatient procedures required

  • Transcribe written descriptions of medical conditions and procedures into alpha-numeric codes using ICD-9-CM(International Classification of Diseases) and CPT-4(Current Procedural Terminology) coding manuals for outpatient procedures and procedures that take place in physicians’ offices
  • Interpret the diagnosis, treatment and procedures in a patient’s record and assigns the proper procedural and diagnostic codes for billing purposes and insurance reimbursement
  • Provide consistency in reporting medical information and assist medical personnel, insurance providers and researchers in sharing records
  • Review medical records and extract information to which you apply medical codes that identify diagnoses, procedures and treatments
  • Make independent decisions based on your knowledge of medical coding standards, reimbursement policies, and regulatory requirements
  • Communicate with patients, medical personnel, insurance providers and medical facility management
  • Explain coding policy and resolve issues related to coding and billing through telephone, email and written correspondence
  • Lead the implementation of ICD-10 in a multi-specialty environment
  • Utilize office equipment and software programs to enter medical coding data
  • Manage files and records and maintain proper handling of medical records, including compliance with HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act) regulations for confidentiality
  • Work independently, prioritizing your work, meeting deadlines and maintaining consistent production in a busy environment with frequent interruptions. This position requires a high level of organization, attention to detail and accuracy

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