Medical Coder

Humana Security, CO, CO
medical medical administrative cpc medical records icd-10-cm ownership operational customer support drg assignments database administrative work
September 21, 2022
Security, CO, CO
DescriptionThe Medical Coder extracts clinical information from a variety of medical records and assigns appropriate procedural terminology and medical codes (e.g., ICD-10-CM, CPT) to patient records. The Medical Coder assumes ownership and leads advanced and highly specialized administrative/operational/customer support duties that require independent initiative and judgment.ResponsibilitiesThe Medical Coder confirms appropriate diagnosis related group (DRG) assignments. Analyzes, enters and manipulates database. Responds to or clarifies internal requests for medical information. Decisions are regarding the daily priorities for an administrative work group and/or external vendors including coordinating work activities and monitoring progress towards schedules/goals, and often oversees work of others and/or is the primary administrative owner of a main process, program, product or technology. Works within broad guidelines with little oversight.Required QualificationsCertified medical coder with one of the following certifications CPC,CPC-A, CPC-H or CPMA from AAPC or CCA, CCSP, CCS from AHIMAICD 10 knowledgeMust be passionate about contributing to an organization focused on continuously improving consumer experiencesPreferred QualificationsBachelor's Degree5 or more years of experience as a certified medical coderAdditional InformationScheduled Weekly Hours40

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