Medical Coder

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Medical Coder

  • Post Date:February 8, 2023
  • Views 1305
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  • Career Level Other
    Qualification Degree
    Experience 1-3 Years
  • Industry Health Care
Job Description

Main job Purpose

To manage the modification and documentation of medical codes and rules for the system’s project

The Role

  • Accurate documentation of medical coding rules and application to local environment.
  • Training of in-house personnel on medical coding.
  • Testing of tariffs and rule implementation.
  • Liaising with physicians and other parties to clarify information.
  • Examining documents for missing information.
  • Assigning CPT, HCPCS, ICD-10-CM, and ASA codes.
  • Assigning APC and DRG codes.
  • Informing Head of Division of issues with equipment and computer program.
  • Ensuring compliance with medical coding policies and guidelines.

The Person

  • Nursing degree
  • Qualification in health administration is an added advantage.
  • Experience in CPT , ICD10 – CM, PCS, Diagnostic Related Groups
  • 2+ years of work experience as a medical coder with experience in the following areas:
  • Extracting relevant information from patient records.
  • Liaising with physicians and other parties to clarify information.
  • Examining documents for missing information.
  • Assigning CPT, HCPCS, ICD-10-CM, and ASA codes.
  • Assigning APC and DRG codes.
  • Performing chart audits.
  • Advising and training physicians and staff on medical coding.
  • Informing management of issues with equipment and computer program.
  • Ensuring compliance with medical coding policies and guidelines.
  • American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC) certification is an added advantage.
  • Proficient computer skills.
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Strong people skills.
  • Attention to detail
  • Outstanding organizational skills.
  • Ability to maintain the confidentiality of information.

Relevant information

If you are interested and you meet the stipulated requirements, please submit your letter of motivation and CV to this email [email protected] no later than Friday the 10th of February 2023.

Clearly highlight the position applied for in the email subject.