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Podiatry /Orthopedic Coder II



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Title: Podiatry/ Orthopedic Coder II

Start: 4/12

Length: 6 month Contract or Contract to Hire

Remote: Yes

Education: Skills assessment required to determine competency level of coding skills. Certified Professional Coder (CPC) or Certified Coder Specialist-Physician (CCS-P) required.


Experience: One (1) year of coding experience required; three (3) years preferred.


Required Skills and Knowledge:

  • Demonstrated knowledge of HCPCS, ICD-10 and CPT coding guidelines, medical terminology, anatomy and physiology.
  • Ability to accurately code diagnosis, diagnostic and surgical procedures with a depth of knowledge in Evaluation and Management (E/M) coding within a specialty or service line.
  • Knowledge of legal, regulatory, and policy compliance issues related to medical coding and documentation
  • Demonstrated effective verbal and written communication skills.
  • Research skills including knowledge of automated analysis tools and on-line research tools to resolve complex coding and healthcare issues.
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively work within a team environment, using excellent written, verbal, and presentation skills to share audit findings, risk areas, and compliance issues with coders, office managers, physicians, etc.
  • Maintains confidentiality and protects sensitive data at all times.

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