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Medical Records Coder

Company: Camp Recovery
Location: Fort Myers
Posted on: June 7, 2021

Job Description:

Responsible for assigning ICD-10-PCS diagnostic and procedural codes to patient accounts

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Assign appropriate codes using International Classification of Disease system (ICD-10) and/or Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) for diagnosis, procedures and services.
  • Responsible for correctly coding claims based on the services a patient receives in order to obtain reimbursement from insurance or government healthcare programs.
  • Read and analyze patient records extracting precise information from documentation, test results and reports.
  • Request diagnosis from physicians when not recorded on discharge and in cases where information is incomplete.
  • Maintain confidentiality regarding patient care information and chart contents.
  • Inform administrator of any incongruences noted in the chart record.
  • When appropriate clarify diagnosis, conditions and treatment information by working with the physician according to company policy and procedure.
  • Process physician reports needed to code appropriately and accurately.

OTHER FUNCTIONS:

  • Perform other functions and tasks as assigned.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/SKILL REQUIREMENTS:

  • High school diploma or equivalent required.
  • Certificate or associate's degree in medical coding or related field preferred.
  • Two or more years' of medical billing/collections/coding preferred.
  • Strong knowledge of anatomy, physiology and medical terminology required.

LICENSES/DESIGNATIONS/CERTIFICATIONS:

  • Medical Coding Certificate preferred

Keywords: Camp Recovery, Fort Myers , Medical Records Coder, Other , Fort Myers, Florida

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