Mar 13, 2023

Medical Coder - Pathology

  • Medical AR Management Services, LLC
  • Houston, TX, United States
(CPC) Certified Professional Coder

Job Description

Medical Coder
Position Summary: The Medical Coder - Pathology determines proper billing codes according to medical specialties, based on
ICD-10 standards. This position will primarily code pathology charges but may also code anesthesiology charges.

Job Duties

  • Professionally represent client as client billing office
  • Communicate effectively with clients and team members
  • Determine proper billing procedures/codes according to medical specialties, with an emphasis on pathology;
    anesthesiology coding, as required
  • Assign appropriate ICD-10 coding to patient charts
  • Research codes using tools provided
  • Audit accounts for proper coding, charge entry, and receipt of proper payments/adjustments according to
  • Maintain compliance with industry standards and best practices
  • Comply with state/federal regulations and adhere to HIPAA and PHI guidelines
  • Perform other duties as assigned to meet business needs

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Knowledge of physiology and corresponding medical coding
  • Ability to resolve accounts in a timely manner
  • Identify account problems along with trends and patterns
  • Two years of medical coding experience
  • One year coding pathology required; experience coding anesthesiology preferred
  • CPC or CCA
  • ICD-10 proficient
  • Associate's Degree preferred

This is an overview of the position and does not lists all responsibilities. You might be asked by management to perform other duties or projects as needed. This job description does not represent a promise or contract of employment. MedAR is an "At-Will Employer." An employee may resign at any time and the employer may terminate their employment at any time, with or without cause and with or without notice. MedAR is an equal opportunity employer. Our employment and promotion policies are based on the measurement of each individual's skill, competence, initiative, and other pertinent job-related factors.