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Job Category:

Medical and Clinical Operations



Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Position Type:

Full Time

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Medical Coding Analyst - Hyderabad, TS

UHG - Hyderabad, Telangana, India

Posted: 08/2/2018

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Research and resolution of coding projects as assigned

  • Perform a variety of activities involving the coding of medical records as a mechanism for indexing medical information which is used for completion of statistics for hospital, regional and government planning and accurate hospital reimbursement

  • Code inpatient and/or outpatient records and identify diagnoses and procedures daily according to the schedule set within the coding unit

  • Accurately assign ICD-10 and/or CPT-4 codes in accordance with Coding Departmental guidelines maintaining no less than 95% accuracy in choice and sequencing of codes

  • Identify and abstracts records consistently and accurately

  • Consistently demonstrate time awareness: strives to meet deadlines; reduces non-essential interruptions to an absolute minimum

  • Meet departmental productivity standards for coding and entering inpatient and/or outpatient records

  • Participate in coding meetings and education conferences to maintain coding skills and accuracy

  • Demonstrate willingness and flexibility in working additional hours or changing hours

  • Demonstrate thorough understanding on how position impacts the department and hospital

  • Demonstrate a good rapport and work to establish cooperative working relationships with all members of departmental and Hospital staff

  • Attend conference calls as necessary to provide information relating to Coding

Required Qualifications:

  • Current coding certifications; must provide proof of certification with valid certification identification number:

           - Certified through AAPC or AHIMA

           - Certifications accepted include CPC, CCS, COC, CIC, and ICD-10

  • Bachelor's degree from recognized University

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Job Keywords: Medical Coding Analyst, Coding Analyst, Coder, Coding, Certified Medical Coder, AAPC, AHIMA, CPC, CCS, COC, CIC, ICD-10, Hyderabad, Telangana

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