Medical Records Coding Technician
Also referred to as: Medical Records Coding Technician, Medical Records Coder Technician, Medical Records Coder
Requirements and Responsibilities
Abstracts clinical information from a variety of medical records, charts and documents and assigns appropriate ICD-10 and/or CPT-4 codes to patient records according to established procedures. Works with coding databases and confirms DRG assignments. Inputs and maintains data on procedures required for state or other reporting. Typically requires an associate's degree or its equivalent. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager. Typically requires Certified Professional Coder (CPC) from AAPC or AHIMA. Gaining or has attained full proficiency in a specific area of discipline. Works under moderate supervision. Typically requires 1-3 years of related experience.
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