Humana Coder in United States

Description

The Medical Coder extracts clinical information from a variety of medical records and assigns appropriate procedural terminology and medical codes (e.g., ICD-10-CM, CPT) to patient records. The Medical Coder assumes ownership and leads advanced and highly specialized administrative/operational/customer support duties that require independent initiative and judgment.

Responsibilities

The Medical Coder confirms appropriate diagnosis related group (DRG) assignments. Analyzes, enters and manipulates database. Responds to or clarifies internal requests for medical information. Decisions are regarding the daily priorities for an administrative work group and/or external vendors including coordinating work activities and monitoring progress towards schedules/goals, and often oversees work of others and/or is the primary administrative owner of a main process, program, product or technology. Works within broad guidelines with little oversight.

Required Qualifications

  • High School Diploma

  • Certified medical coder with one of the following certifications CPC,CPC-A, CPC-H or CPMA from AAPC or CCA, CCSP, CCS from AHIMA

  • ICD 10 knowledge

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree

  • 5+ years of experience as a certified medical coder

Additional Information

Scheduled Weekly Hours

40

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