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CPC Medical Coder

Houston, TX

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Description

Work from Home Opportunity!

JOB DESCRIPTION OVERVIEW: 

This position is responsible for assigning ICD-10-CM diagnosis codes and CPT-4 procedure codes to patient records from client hospitals.  This job entails scanning for accuracy and completeness of records.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • Assign appropriate level and procedure codes using the CPT-4 manual and criteria established Base Point Billing Center. Assign appropriate diagnosis codes using ICD-10-CM code book to hospital visits.
  • Review and code a minimum of 18 charts per hour.
  • Report coding problems or irregularities to Medical Coding Manager.
  • Exercises knowledge of medical terminology and physiological systems, as well as Medicare coding rules and regulations.
  • Attend company meetings, weekly meetings, and workshops/seminars as scheduled.
  • Read all memos, bulletins, updates, and educational material supplied and be responsible for the content.
  • Performance of other non-essential duties that may be requested by the Manager or Director.

Job Requirements

QUALIFICATIONS / EXPERIENCE:

  • High school diploma or equivalent;
  • CPC or RHIT preferred;
  • Minimum one (1) year experience in medical coding and/or medical terminology and billing experience;
  • Good data entry and computer skills;
  • Good communication skills;
  • Ability to work overtime as needed.
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