A Medical Coder is responsible for reviewing a patient’s medical records after a visit and translating the information into codes that insurers use to process claims from patients. The main duty of a Medical Coder is assigning codes to medical procedures and diagnoses. Other duties and responsibilities of a Medical Coder include:

  • Minimum 1 Year of experience.
  • Making sure that codes are assigned correctly and sequenced appropriately
  • Complying with medical coding guidelines and insurance policies.
  • Receiving and reviewing patients’ charts and documents for verification and accuracy
  • Following up and clarifying any information that is not clear to code accurately
  • Perform monthly reporting, code wise to track trends for coding improvements
  • Implementing strategic procedures and choosing strategies and evaluation methods that provide correct results (Random Audits)
  • Analyzing and identifying the medical procedures, diagnoses or events that could lead to improper payments
  • The proper use of modifiers.
  • Maintains strictest confidentiality; adheres to all HIPAA guidelines/regulations.
  • Certification is preferred

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