Medical Coder: Compiles and keeps medical records of patients of health care delivery system to document patient condition and treatment. Checks medical records for completeness and to abstract and code clinical data, such as diseases, operations, procedures, and therapies, using standard classification systems.
Compiles medical care and census data for statistical reports on types of diseases treated, surgery performed, and use of hospital beds, in response to inquiries from law firms, insurance companies, and government agencies. Maintains and uses variety of health record indexes and storage and retrieval systems. Operates computer to process, store, and retrieve health information. Assists Medical Records Administrator in special studies or research as needed. May code medical records for reimbursement purposes. (Source: eDOT Job Description) [-] Less
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