Medical Records Coding Technician Job Description
The following is a full job description for Medical Records Coding Technician. Here are the requirements and responsibilities for Medical Records Coding Technician along with statistics. If after reading this page you determine that Medical Records Coding Technician is not the position you are looking for, you may want to try one of these similar titles: Medical Records Coding Manager, Medical Records Technician, Medical Records Administrator, Medical Records Supervisor, Coding Compliance Specialist , Medical Records Manager, Medical Records Clerk, Medical Records Transcription Supervisor, Records Clerk
Requirements and Responsibilities For Medical Records Coding Technician
Abstracts clinical information from a variety of medical records, charts and documents and assigns appropriate ICD-9 and/or CPT-4 codes to patient records according to established procedures. Works with coding databases and confirms DRG assignments. Requires an associate's degree and at least 2 years experience in coding or medical records using ICD and CPT coding systems. Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field. Relies on limited experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. Works under general supervision. A certain degree of creativity and latitude is required. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager.
Also Referred to as: Medical Records Coder Technician, Medical Records Coder, Medical Records Coding Technician
Similar Jobs:  Medical Records Coding Manager, Medical Records Technician, Medical Records Administrator, Medical Records Supervisor, Coding Compliance Specialist , Medical Records Manager, Medical Records Clerk, Medical Records Transcription Supervisor, Records Clerk
Categories:  Healthcare -- Technicians
Industries:  Edu., Gov't. & Nonprofit, Healthcare,
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