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Medical Coder - Emergency Room

Houston, TX

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Description

Work From Home Opportunity!

JOB DESCRIPTION OVERVIEW:

This position is responsible for assigning CPT-4 procedure codes to patient records from client hospital Emergency Departments.  This job entails scanning for accuracy and completeness of records.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assign appropriate EM level and procedure codes using the CPT-4 manual and criteria established by Alcoa Billing Operation Center.
  • Review and code a minimum of 24 – 45 charts per hour depending on assignments.
  • Report coding problems or irregularities to Medical Coding Manager.
  • Exercises knowledge of medical terminology and physiological systems.
  • 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:

  • Requires previous knowledge of medical terminology and prefer six months experience in medical coding.
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