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Medical Coder - HWDRG in Tampa, FL at KEPRO

Date Posted: 10/19/2018

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    Tampa, FL
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  • Experience:
    At least 2 year(s)
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Job Description



•         Review medical record documentation and accurately code the primary/secondary diagnoses and procedures using ICD-9-CM and CPT-4 coding conventions.

•         Sequence the diagnoses and procedures using coding guidelines.

•         Ensure DRG/APC assignment is accurate.

•         Abstract and compile data from medical records for appropriate optimal reimbursement for hospital and/or professional charges.. 

•         Serves as backup to other administrative functions as assigned.

•         Meets job standards for achieving contract deliverables.

•         Assists with other job- and education-related duties as assigned.


The list of accountabilities is not intended to be all-inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties that management may deem necessary from time to time


•         Education (general level if required) or specific

•         High school diploma or GED.

•         Certification as a Coding Specialist.

•         Knowledge, Skills, Abilities (KSA)

•         Knowledge of ICD-9 and CPT systems.

•         Knowledge of Anatomy and Physiology.

•         Ability to interpret medical terminology.

•         Knowledge of DRG/APC reimbursement.

•         Coding software.

•         Effective written and verbal communication skills.

•         Attention to detail.

•         Efficient data entry skills.

•         Proficiency in the Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook).

•         Ability to meet deadlines with a sense of urgency.

•         Experience

•         2 years of directly related experience in abstracting and coding information from patient records using ICD-9 and the CPT systems.

•         Mental and Physical Requirements

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations will be made as required by law in an attempt to enable an individual with a disability to perform the essential functions of this job.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee must have the ability to read and interpret data and complex information and function in a team environment.  In addition, the employee is required to sit for extended periods of time; key and/or control objects; occasionally lift and/or move objects weighing up to 15 pounds; use a personal computer; safely operate an automobile, travel throughout the state, and communicate effectively with internal and external customers.


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