The Medical Coder Specialist will have frequent and daily interactions with internal and external clients including but not limited to Surgical Providers. Primary responsibilities include diagnosis and procedural coding for major surgical specialty areas and procedural areas.
The Medical Coder Specialist will focus their work on the detailed physician surgical chart abstraction as well as being an immediate liaison to documentation improvement and optimization of physician coding practices for compliance and revenue purposes for the providers.. Surgical abstraction coding is defined as identification of codes based solely on the source documentation for CPT and ICD-9-CM respectively.
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The intent of this job description is to provide a representative and level of the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title and shall not be construed as a declaration of the total of the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position. Employees may be directed to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description.