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Medical Coder Job in Towson, Maryland

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Job Title: Medical Coder

Employer:University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center
Required Certifications:CPC-A or Certified Coding Specialists (CCS),CPC
Location: Towson 21204, MD, US
Date Posted:10/25/2021

Medical Coder


The Medical Coder is responsible for properly coding documentation for appropriate reimbursement. Sequences codes with an eye towards compliance and optimal reimbursement.

II. Principal Responsibilities and Tasks:

  • VERIFY AND ASSIGNS CODES TO DIAGNOSES AND PROCEDURES ACCORDING TO ICD-10 CM, CPT AND INTERNAL CODING GUIDELINES WITH A HIGH DEGREE OF ACCURACY:  Contacts physicians and other healthcare providers to clarify diagnoses and procedures. Sequence codes accurately for optimal reimbursement.  Provides education to physicians and ancillary staff on appropriate documentation needs for coding.

  • EDUCATION AND INSERVICES:  Participates in coding in-services and other programs to ensure skills are fresh and up-to-date.

  • ENSURES QUALITY AND QUANTITY OF WORK IN ORDER TO MEET PRODUCTIVITY STANDARDS:  Ensures accurate interpretation of medical records to complete daily medical coding for primary care charges and specialist charges are accurate and in compliance with all federal, state and local laws and regulations.

  • Works with collaboratively AR (Accounts Receivable) to resolve coding denials.

What You Need to Be Successful:

  • High School Diploma or GED required

  • 2 year / Associate’s Degree preferred

  • Combination of relevant education and experience may be considered in lieu of degree.

  • Vocational / Technical Degree preferred

  • Certified Professional Coder (CPC) (CPC-A) or Certified Coding Specialists (CCS) (required)

  • 2-4 years working knowledge of medical terminology, basic coding skills including familiarity with ICD-10 and CPT coding (required for employees hired after 7/1/2017)

  • 1 year Epic experience preferred

  • Required Skills:  basic computer skills, excellent organization skills, demonstrated high degree of coding accuracy, excellent data entry skills

 Apply online at: https://jobs.umms.org/job/14134934/medical-coder-towson-md/ 


We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law. 

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