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Senior Medical Coders


Source:
TIMESJOBS.COM
Location:
Secunderabad, Telangana
Date:
18-11-2016
Job Code:
58316753
Categories:
  • IT
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The Coder reviews the physicians dictated report(s) to assign ICD-9-CM codes and to verify that the CPT-4 code(s) assigned by the physician are accurate and complete based on the information in the report.The Coder will also determine whether there should be one or more modifiers applied to the charge(s) and whether the physicians dictation supports additional charges not identified on the charge sheet.The Coder enters the information into the system if it is correct. If the coding information is not correct, the Coder routes the report(s) to research for review.The Coder must be able to meet short deadlines in a high volume environment while achieving and maintaining company standards for quality and volume requirements.Desired ProfileWe are looking for a Certified Medical Coder immediately with good experience in the following areasRadiology (IDTF and hospital based)AnesthesiaNeurologyPrimary CareOrthopedics Working knowledge of ICD-9-CM and CPT-4 manuals to research/verify diagnosis codes (ICD-9) and/or procedure codes (CPT-4) acquired through work experience, or academic classes/training, or participation in the American Academy of Professional Coders curriculum to qualify to sit for the AAPC Certified Professional Coder exam.Working knowledge of ICD-10-CMWorking knowledge of Local Coverage Determinations (LCD) and Correct Coding Initiative Guidelines (CCI) as they apply to CPT-4, ICD-9-CM, and ICD-10-CM coding.Working knowledge of anatomy and physiology, and of medical terminology.
Degree: M.Com. (Commerce) | M.Pharm. (Pharmacy) | M.Sc. (Science) | MA (Arts) | MBA/ PGDM | MCA/ PGDCA

Additional Degree: BA (Arts) | B.Com. (Commerce) | B.Pharm. (Pharmacy) | B.Plan. (Planning) | B.Sc. (Science) | BBA/ BBM/ BBS | BCA (Computer Application) | Diploma-Other Diploma | B.Ed. (Education) | BHM (Hotel Management)

Experience: 3-7

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